With Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook facing incredible scrutiny from the United States government, to Apple’s Tim Cook calling out the company and industry insiders lining up to tell you to delete your Facebook account are we missing the larger issue … Continue reading Let’s ask bigger privacy questions
In an age where governments spy on it’s own, common carriers such as AT&T and Comcast want to sell your data for profit and the NSA can spy on every communication channel that we have — is it so much … Continue reading Stop VPN and Tor Bias
Let’s give a round of applause to our excellent administration, huh? Crickets. When you think of lawmakers, you think of people, who have the best interests of the people in mind, not the best interests of businesses; however, this is … Continue reading Senate votes to undo Internet Privacy laws?
Fear, stutter and shake at the big bad Google, Apple, Yahoo and others — these companies are here to invade your privacy, steal your data and give you no way of understanding and seeing what they are doing. False — … Continue reading Google and Data Collection
So, when I am served ads in Google Chrome and other Google products, I understand, why because I’m feeding Google my search information, they don’t sell it –regardless of what you may think; however, at least I am getting something … Continue reading Guess what? I am SICK of it. There are ads everywhere!
With our data being pinched at by every company under the sun, many just assume that there is no such thing as privacy on the internet anymore. Is this over-generalized statement true? Yes and no. There is privacy to be had online, the key to obtaining it is to not use the web or interact on social media. That means no Twitter, Facebook or Instagram for you. Not only can you not use social media, how would you like to stop using cloud services such as Dropbox or your favorite and arguably the best email service, GMail. If you fret … Continue reading Is Online Privacy a Thing of the Past?
Google the search behemoth has been in recent headlines because of the new unified privacy rules that will span all of the services offered by the company. However, the hubbub is over data that it is collecting about the users they serve. Don’t all services and companies that offer FREE products to an end user collect some type of data? All companies do this: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook and more. So why trash the name of Google when everyone in the industry is doing the same thing. Google makes most of its profits by serving relevant ads to you based … Continue reading Google collects your data? No surprise here.