All posts tagged: privacy

Questions from Jason Calacanis: Is Facebook unethical, clueless or unlucky?

electronic life

Questions (hit reply, or post to your blog): 1. Is Facebook clueless, unethical or just unlucky? Why? 2. Will Facebook’s latest behavior result in more lawsuits and/orindustry regulation? 3. Do you trust Facebook with your information? via Is Facebook unethical, clueless or unlucky? « The Jason Calacanis Weblog. 1. I’d say all three: they are unlucky because they unethically adopt the clueless innocent pose in front of their users. 2. Yes on the lawsuits, because […]

Fighting terror a bit too far

Current Affairs / terrorism

I’m all for fighting terror, but this seems too much of a “Big Brother” item to me.. FBI wants palm prints, eye scans, tattoo mapping – CLARKSBURG, West Virginia (CNN) — The FBI is gearing up to create a massive computer database of people’s physical characteristics, all part of an effort the bureau says to better identify criminals and terrorists. The FBI wants to use eye scans, combined with other data, to help identify […]

A cool thing that I hope will happen.

electronic life

I gotta find out where to sign up for this… Privacy groups pitch “don’t track me” ad server blacklist Privacy groups pitch “don’t track me” ad server blacklist By Nate Anderson | Published: October 31, 2007 – 12:37PM CT The Do Not Call list has proved a huge hit with consumers. Now, a collection of privacy advocates wants the Federal Trade Commission to launch a similar Do Not Track List that will prevent behavioral advertisers […]


electronic life

Much talk about privacy and civil liberties, especially vis a vis their impact, real or imagined, upon national security. I already know Big Brother is watching. This fact has, curiously, ceased to bother me. Let him watch. What it boils down to for me is this: Do you have the courage to say what you think and believe, regardless of who is watching? Technorati Tags: privacy