Tag: Privacy

  • Why Do People Value Privacy?

    Why Do People Value Privacy?

    Privacy. It’s pretty important to a lot of people. I think especially Americans are repulsed by the thought of being watched when they don’t want to be. “the state or condition of being free from being observed or disturbed by other people.” In this article, I’ll be talking more about the ‘being observed’ portion of the definition. […]

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  • Tragedy and Opportunists: The Hidden Costs

    We are all saddened by the mass shooting that took place in Paris. As important as it is to venerate those who were impacted, we must not allow it to become justification for bad policy. I’m already hearing criticism of Obama’s ISIS has been “contained” comment. Reactions to this comment and to the subsequent tragedy […]

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  • ProxyHam Development Mysteriously Ends

    A Wifi router geared toward protecting user’s privacy had made news a couple weeks ago. Now, the router which would of cost customers $200, is dead. The company behind the device, Rhino Security Labs,  announced through their Twitter account that development had ceased. Effective immediately, we are halting further dev on #proxyham and will not be releasing […]

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  • Snowden suggests staying away from Dropbox, Facebook, Google

    In a remote interview, Snowden was asked how we can better secure our privacy. He answered the question by first saying that we need to reform our laws. Something that may never happen. Snowden went on to say that the best way can protect our personal data is by not using popular online applications like […]

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  • Should we trust Google?

    Over the last few months especially, online privacy has become a major issue. The big tech companies have taken quite a bit of heat over the NSA’s alleged PRISM program, among other secret government surveillance programs. One of the companies that users put their trust in the most is Google. Most users’ searches, emails, images, […]

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