Commentator BM left a very useful analysis in response to my recent post on ways to protect online data. Here it is: Extreme lack of privacy suspicion back in 2010 or so made me never sign up with Facetrash or Twatter. Thank goodness. Got a new Android phone recently sinceContinue reading
Now that it has been demonstrated Facebook is not the benign social media giant it has always claimed to be, people are becoming more conscious of how vulnerable and how valuable their data is to unscrupulous entities. Among those who are concerned, there will be a corp looking for waysContinue reading
I am convinced that, like so many other traditional values, our right to, and desire for, privacy is quickly becoming but a vestige of an earlier era, We readily share information on Facebook, for example, most never checking their privacy settings, leaving ourselves open to all kinds of manipulations andContinue reading
Julian Assange’ new book Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet is now available in paperback and e-book.
The term “cypherpunks” refers to activists who make use of coded writing or cryptography in an effort to bring about progressive …Continue reading