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The Shot Heard Round the World Wide Web

2014 marks the end of a truly remarkable era. No, I’m not talking about Derek Jeter’s retirement, although baseball fans lucky...

Berners-Lee Behind New Private Communications Network For Ultra-Privacy Conscious

MeWe offers free, secure, and private communications. Web founder Tim Berners-Lee is one of the privacy advocates behind a newly launched...

Apple vs. Google: The Privacy Revolution Rumble

When talking to the world at large, the leaders in Silicon Valley tend to focus on optimism and excitement over their wares and the future...

OKCupid, That’s OKStupid

A few months ago, a furor erupted over the discovery that Facebook had conducted a psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 unwitting...

Google Mates With an Emu

When most of us hear the word “Google” we think search engine. When we hear “Emu” we think a big Australian bird...

Europe Declares War on Facebook

Throughout history, Europe has shown an inclination to declare war on itself. Now in the 21st Century, Europe has found a new enemy to...

99 Days of Freedom

The Dog Days of Summer and 99 Days of Facebook Freedom

Ah, the dog days of summer, sticky and stagnant, similar to the way people are feeling about Facebook these days. Almost everywhere I speak...

Facebook, It’s Time We Talk Divorce

So Facebook wants to measure our moods now. In a lot of ways, that juicy tidbit of information shouldn’t surprise anyone, not with...

Is Silicon Valley More Dangerous to Your Privacy Than the NSA?

The Silicon Valley tech giants want to reform government surveillance on the Internet? That’s what they say, anyway. In an open...

The Right To Rewrite Your Personal History

On May 13, the European Union Court of Justice (ECJ) rained on Google’s anti-privacy parade by ruling that people (in Europe only)...