Tag Archives: privacy

Going #Faceless

Facial recognition by machines is out of control. Meaning our control. As individuals, and as a society. Thanks to ubiquitous surveillance systems, including the ones in our own phones, we can no longer assume we are anonymous in public places or private … Continue reading

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More thoughts on privacy

(Somebody on Quora asked, What is the social justification of privacy? adding, I am trying to ask about why individual privacy is important to society. Obviously it is preferable to individuals for a variety of reasons. But society seems to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on privacy

In Here Is New York, E.B. White opens with this sentence: “On any person who desires such queer prizes, New York will bestow the gift of loneliness and the gift of privacy.” Sixty-four years have passed since White wrote that, and … Continue reading

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Some context on privacy

Searches: privacy: 1,390,000,000 privacy+policy: 3,400,000,000 results “privacy policy”: 837,000,000 results So if you’re looking for something about privacy that’s not a site with a privacy policy, you’re also looking at a high haystack/needle ratio. Just saying. Not sure what else … Continue reading

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Thank what?!? for sharing

If you want to know what data you’re sharing — without (thus far) knowing about it — on Facebook, ISharedWhat.com is the way. You run it as a simulator and what’s what. It was developed by Joe Andrieu, a stalwart … Continue reading

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