Tag Archives: privacy

Privacy Trumps Cybersecurity, Poll Shows – Josh Smith – NationalJournal.com

Finally a poll that demonstrates that we – The Internet Public – are much more interested in controlling our Internet identities and privacy than granting the government carte blanche permission to spy on everybody. Yes, it makes it easier for … Continue reading

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Facebook Reaches ‘Settlement in Principle’ in Lawsuit over Ads – Law Blog – WSJ

This took a while to litigate, but it is encouraging that we now may be seeing some sanctions for the open and intrusive abuse of identity and privacy by social media providers.  Sure, the service is “free” to the user, … Continue reading

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Fujitsu Unveils Revolutionary New “My Cloud” Concept for PCs – MarketWatch

We really hope that one or more of these device vendors gets it right.  Apple’s attempts get mixed reviews because of the cost and the closed systems that they demand.  Yes, the cloud will become more and more unbiquitous.  Users … Continue reading

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Do you know where your cloud data is?

The question about the location of your cloud data keeps coming up.  Is it relevant?  Important?  In many cases it probably doesn’t matter unless security, redundancy, or privacy of your data is important to you or any compliance requirements you … Continue reading

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Clean Out Your Twitter App Permissions as Part of Your Spring Cleaning Regimen

Here’s a great way to stay on top of who/what may or may not be tracking what you do on the Internet.  Remember, a part of your responsibility as a citizen of the Internet is to clean house periodically, especially … Continue reading

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1000Memories Introduces “Shoeboxes” For More Private Photo Sharing | TechCrunch

Lets think about all those “old fashioned” ways that we tucked things away – in drawers, boxes, plastic containers, closets, in the attic, basement.  Now we have to begin to think about the digital future.  Where will all this stuff … Continue reading

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Up To 1.5M Credit Card Numbers May Have Been Stolen In Visa, MasterCard Security Breach | TechCrunch

Again, Internet freedom and identity protection seem to be inversely proportional.  The harder we try, the worse it gets.  There’s no end in sight! Up To 1.5M Credit Card Numbers May Have Been Stolen In Visa, MasterCard Security Breach | … Continue reading

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