Tag Archives: online privacy

For All You Know, Facebook Owns Your First-Born Child

The New York Times reports that “despite how much we say we value our privacy — and we do, again and again — we tend to act inconsistently,” which is the Times-nice way of saying stupidly. To half-wit: Letting Down Our Guard … Continue reading

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How Do You Like Your Online Privacy: Regular Or Extra-CISPA?

The U.S. House of Representatives has just tried to take a bite out of your online privacy (via ABC News): CISPA: Cybersecurity Bill May Pit Online Safety Against Privacy While all the focus was on SOPA and PIPA, the so-called Internet piracy … Continue reading

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Bar(ack)ing Online Privacy Invasion

The Obama administration has been far more aggressive than its predecessor in protecting consumer privacy, as witness its latest initiative (via Politico’s Playbook): Obama unveils online privacy plan The Obama administration is taking a two-pronged approach to online privacy, calling on Congress to … Continue reading

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