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A PSA About Nude Photos
'*Tasers you* *steals your shoes* SHOULDN’T WEAR SHOES BRO'

Well put. It's theft. But because its of women, and because there's a sexual/titillation element, the victim blaming suddenly appears.
sexism  theft  crime  hacking  people-suck  current-events  social-media  news  privacy 
september 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Facebook faces lawsuit for allegedly scanning private messages | PCWorld
'Swiss firm High-Tech Bridge, for example, reported in August it used a dedicated Web server and generated a secret URL for each of the 50 largest social networks, Web services and free email systems it was testing for their respect of user privacy.'
Interesting  Facebook  social-media  privacy  communication  litigation  law 
january 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
MI5 failures over Woolwich probably 'misjudgement' not lack of snoopers' charter, says Sir Chris Fox - Telegraph
'result of human misjudgement rather than lack of "draconian" powers to monitor email traffic, a former police boss said today.'
politics  terrorism  police  crime  War-on-Terror  privacy  surveilance  interesting 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Nick Clegg: we will strike a balance on 'snoopers charter' after Woolwich attack - Telegraph
'work is already under way within the civil service to resurrect some of the proposals without the need for legislation, meaning the Liberal Democrats would not be able to vote it down in parliament.'
politics  surveilance  privacy  UK  westminster  the-coalition  Lib-Dems 
may 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
When the Most Personal Secrets Get Outed on Facebook - WSJ.com
'two students were casualties of a privacy loophole on Facebook—the fact that anyone can be added to a group by a friend without their approval. As a result, the two lost control over their secrets, even though both were sophisticated users who had attempted to use Facebook's privacy settings to shield some of their activities from their parents.'
posttofacebook  family  discrimination  LGBT  culture  social-media  information  Facebook  privacy 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Constitutional Reform and Prince Harry's Balls
The reason that the son of Prince Harry has an outside chance of being Head of State and mine doesn’t is that Prince Harry has Magic Balls
amusing  politics  monarchy  UK  media  interesting  comment  privacy  magic-balls  posttofacebook  Xandar;our-reign-has-gone-on-long-enough.Indeed;summon-the-meteors 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
CEO Of Internet Provider Sonic.net: We Delete User Logs After Two Weeks. Your Internet Provider Should, Too. - Forbes
'It seemed like half the time, the customer wasn’t the one right one, but they rolled over because it would be very embarassing. And I think that’s an abuse of process. I was unwilling to become part of that business model. In many cases the lawyers never pursued the case, and it was all bluster. But under that threat, you pay.'
piracy  intellectual-property  security  business  privacy  interesting 
july 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Google facing new WiFi 'snooping' investigation - Telegraph
'its Street View cars secretly harvested emails, photographs and other personal data from WiFi networks.'
technology  internet  privacy  crime  law  interesting  Google 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
O2 forced to expose 'porn downloaders' - Telegraph
'personal details handed to a pornographer who claims they unlawfully downloaded his films'
porn  law  piracy  privacy 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Google under fire in UK MPs report into privacy
'called on Google to introduce an algorithm to remove search links found to be in breach of privacy - or face legislation to force it to do so.'
posttofacebook  law  privacy  interesting  Google  communications  politics  UK 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BUSTED! Secret app on millions of phones logs key taps • The Register
'…Trevor Eckhart showed how software from a Silicon Valley company known as Carrier IQ recorded in real time the keys he pressed into a stock EVO handset, which he had reset to factory settings just prior to the demonstration.'
wtf  privacy  security  surveilance  phones  smartphones  via-Andrew-Ducker 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Official Google Blog: Making search more secure
Google is moving towards defaulting to a secure connection (https) for searches. Interestingly, a lot of the pingback articles at the bottom seem rather unhappy about this.
interesting  technology  privacy  security  via-Andrew-Ducker 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Viewpoint: Should we do away with privacy?
'As battle rages over how Facebook and others impact on our privacy, Cindy Gallop has a radical idea. Forget about privacy and control your image instead.'
interesting  privacy  culture  I-do-not-agree-with-the-page-linked-to  media  image 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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