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 – CNN.com 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 … Continue reading Fighting terror a bit too far
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 … Continue reading A cool thing that I hope will happen.
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 … Continue reading Privacy
XDI.ORG – An explanation of i-names The success of the Internet has led to an explosion of different electronic addresses: email, SMS/MMS, instant messaging, etc. As powerful and convenient as these addresses are, they all have one serious flaw: they are extremely hard to protect from spam, viruses, worms, and other security and privacy violations. … Continue reading In which I sense the future forming