A newsletter delivered by TinyLetter. 1. John Oliver goes to Russia. And interviews Edward Snowden. Everyone should watch this video. Everyone. 2. Section 215 of the Patriot Act Expires on June 1. “[We] have little to no evidence that bulk collection of telephone call records under Section 215 has ever stopped a terrorist attack.” 3. American […]
On Friday, the U.S. Army used the word “chink” to describe intelligence community vulnerability to terrorist use of social media communication. Twitter exploded with cries of race baiting. The Army deleted the tweet. chink: (1) a small cleft, slit, or fissure <a chink in the fence>; (2) a weak spot that may leave one vulnerable <his lawyers […]
It’s becoming increasingly evident that governments see our phones as personal tracking devices. Read on for a new slant on these words and privacy: dirtbox and stingray.
Trust. It’s a key factor in any successful relationship, whether that relationship is between two people or a person and an organization. Privacy concerns are ongoing and have been around on the web for a long time. Kee Hinckley wrote about them in 1999. Among privacy advocates, discussions about “do not track” go back at least […]