Category Archives: social networking

What You Give Away

“…You also agree that you will not use these products for any purposes prohibited by United States law, including, without limitation, the development, design, manufacture or production of nuclear, missiles, or chemical or biological weapons”. Even though you have probably … Continue reading

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What Users Don’t Know Will Hurt Them

There’s an old saying, “ignorance is bliss”, that I’d like to add an addendum to today. The quote should be “Ignorance is bliss, until that ignorance hurts you”. In the IT world we have the tendency to build systems to … Continue reading

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Are We Witnessing The Death Of Privacy?

While the death of privacy may seem like a far-fetched concept, particularly in the United States, it really is an idea that we should be paying attention to.  To be perfectly honest, it was an idea that even I dismissed … Continue reading

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Whose Responsibility Is Privacy?

The one thing that Facebook has consistently pissed users off about over the years is Privacy. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a 29-page complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), claiming that Facebook mislead its users with the … Continue reading

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