Tag: privacy

Even Paranoids Have Enemies

“Just because you’re paranoid, don’t mean they’re not after you.” Making It Harder for Prying Eyes By Julia Scheeres A bill in the California state legislature would protect the anonymity of Internet users by requiring Internet service providers to send customers copies of subpoenas seeking to learn their identities. If passed, California’s Internet Communications Protection …

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Telemarketers = Evil

It’s a good thing Pennsylvania has the Do Not Call list. This kind of !@#$ drives me nuts. Why would I want to buy something that’s being sold by someone I didn’t want to talk to in the first place?!? New Telemarketing Tool Trumps TeleZapper By JIM KRANE “A telemarketing tool that penetrates home privacy …

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Let The Misinformation Begin

This is comforting. Feds pull suspicious .gov site By Declan McCullagh “WASHINGTON–In a move that raises questions about the security of governmental domains, the Bush administration has pulled the plug on a .gov Web site pending an investigation into the authenticity of the organization that controlled it.” Powerful New U.S. Intelligence Service (AONN DSI) I …

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Generic Eric

I used to greatly dislike having a very generic name. The age of ‘googling’ has changed my mind. In commonality there is privacy. Google me. I dare ya. 😉 A Nation of Voyeurs How the Internet search engine Google is changing what we can find out about one another – and raising questions about whether …

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Welcome to Oceana

U.S. to Collect Data on Travelers “WASHINGTON – The government wants detailed information about every person who comes to or leaves the country by commercial plane or boat, and for the first time will require U.S. citizens to fill out forms detailing their comings and goings.” “Rules proposed yesterday by the Immigration and Naturalization Service …

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