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Warning: One of These Monopolies is Going to Control You
November 16, 2017
Why are governments so interested in breaking up monopolies? To protect the biggest monopoly of all, the government. ...
3 Crucial Battles in the War of Big Tech
August 04, 2017
The big tech companies just seem to get bigger and bigger. Is there any hope for industry disruption? Or have they basically secured their hold on monopolies in their fields? ...
How “Nothing to Hide” Leads to “Nowhere to Hide” – Why Privacy Matters in an Age of Tech Totalitarianism
July 05, 2017
When you ask Siri or Echo or Alexa or Google (and others of their ilk) something, it’s great to get an immediate answer… but the corollary is that Siri and Echo and Alexa and Google are listening to every conversation you’re having with your spouse, every ...
Court Rules Facebook Can’t Challenge Demands for User Data (and Can’t Tell Users)
April 12, 2017
Facebook is not exactly the champion of user privacy, but at least in one case, the company did go to bat for its users. Facebook took New York law enforcement to court over secret warrants that allowed authorities to collect user data. ...
Everyone is Doing it: Injecting Micro-Chips is Cool!
April 10, 2017
The government isn't quite ready to force microchip injections on citizens. But if you want to do it on your own, it just makes tracking you and your data that much easier! ...
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