Posts Tagged ‘Privacy’

Early Lessons about Google Buzz

February 12, 2010 Leave a comment

Google’s Buzz has only been released into the wild for three days, but already there are numerous issues surrounding privacy that may wind up severely damaging Google’s reputation. Google’s decision to automatically interconnect everyone and their brother (quite literally) has triggered the Law of Unintended Consequences, prompting concerns about everything from abused spouses wanting to be anonymous to authoritarian governments cracking down on dissenters. Whether Google has jumped the shark on this one in terms of public trust remains to be seen, but we can still learn some lessons immediately. Read more…


Security vs. Liberty: The Myth of “Nothing to Hide”

December 21, 2009 2 comments

Originally posted 9/19/2002.

There have been several disturbing polls in the past year that are truly frightening. In them, a trend is emerging: the American citizenry is becoming more and more willing to trade in its precious freedoms (the little that they have) for the perception of security. Read more…

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