Posts Tagged: Privacy

iOS 7 | Robot Cockroaches | Prism

Sometimes a group of news stories come out that make you think that perhaps there is some divinely comic dark force behind everything. God, or The Bilderberg Group. Or Prehistoric Lizards. In the last couple of days we’ve had a triad of such stories…and I refuse to believe that they are unrelated. Firstly, we’ve had

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Digital Privacy: Techno-Conservatism, or a Matter of Freedom?

Brilliant weekend away over the Bank Holiday, with loads of surfing, go-karting and some great evening conversations with a bright and challenging bunch of friends. One of the most interesting areas we talked about was around privacy in future technologies, and, when I outlined my major concerns about Google Glass-type devices I was quite surprised

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Good News, nearly: UK Government Gives Up Plans for Snooping Database

Mixed news today: the UK Home Secretary has given up plans to have a national database to store information on all phonecalls, emails and internet use of UK citizens. Instead, they are going to force communications companies to do that work for them. I’m pleased they’ve given up the plans, but skeptical about the reasoning.

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