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Surveillance Age Love

Posted on December 10th, 2015.

What do you think: Is spying on your lover okay? One survey found approximately one-third of people are okay with spying on their loved ones. A recent report out of Australia showed that nearly half of young Australians think spying on their partner via computer, phone or otherwise is acceptable. A simple Google search shows people are...

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Facebook Sides With Identity Thieves

Posted on November 13th, 2015.

Open teaching is the idea that people have the right to learn regardless of their ability or circumstance. The diversity of the people they interact with makes for a much larger attack surface, with a huge range of connections on Facebook and elsewhere. But here we’ll focus on Facebook and some recent incidences. Readers may not be...

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Google Stores Your Voice Searches

Posted on October 27th, 2015.

Google users probably are aware that Google keeps a record of all searches made by a given logged-in user. Likely enough, they also keep track of the data by other means, such as IP address, though this is not advertised. Google does its best to make the tracking into a feature. Occasionally one might actually forget what they’d...

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NSA Uses Christmas Holiday to Minimize Coverage of Documents Vindicating Snowden

Posted on January 2nd, 2015.

The United States National Security Agency (NSA) recently released a variety of documents containing oversight reports in compliance with a court order from this past summer. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) obtained access to the documents via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. According to the agreement, the NSA was...