Artist uses DNA found around town to create eerie portraits of their supposed owner’s face (once reconstructed).
The contrast between America and Europe and their perceptions on privacy with technology is explored in this article.
Obama admin thwarting release of public data under FOIA, lawsuit charges
Privacy Win: Supreme Court Rules that Police Need a Warrant to Search Cell Phones
The People Have Tweeted: Is Snowden a #Traitor or #Patriot?
It would appear the Snowden debate is continuing to heat up and take to Twitter after an exclusive interview with Brian Williams this week. This is the first measurable sense I’ve seen on the internet for an actual number guestimate as to whether the American people view Snowden as a traitor or patriot.
It is no secret that search engine companies, such as google, track its users and users’ searches. Well, fear not privacy lovers fore the search engine duckduckgo.com is here! This blog post is really just a PSA for people to be aware that there are search engine options that do not track your history.
The search engine: duckduckgo.com
Earlier in the semester, for our honors class project, I created a youtube video of a hypothetical scenario where health insurance companies track health and fitness apps and then charge rates accordingly.
You can find the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1c3u1x2guwI
Well, just today the Washington Post is reporting that tech companies are considering fitness tracking! The first step of what I predicted! It really is scary stuff, and is what I believe a huge violation of privacy.
The Washington Post article can be found here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/05/19/privacy-advocates-warn-of-nightmare-scenario-as-tech-giants-consider-fitness-tracking/
Over 90 people related to the malware known as Blackshades have been arrested. This malware hijacks webcams, steals passwords and accesses private documents.