An episode on Global TV aired Sunday, January 25, 2011 about the dangers of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips found in Enhanced Driver’s Licenses, Passports, and Credit Cards. The episode showed how anyone can put together simple electronics found online for a few dollars to grab your detailed information from as far as 30 feet [...]
I just found my new favorite search engine. Startpage.com is the only search engine that does not record your IP address. Why is this important?
Your privacy is under attack
Every time you use a regular search engine, your search data is recorded. Major search engines capture your IP address and use tracking [...]
ZEIT ONLINE, (LINK)
Mobile phones are tracking devices that reveal much about our lives. One look at our interactive map of data provided by the Green party politician Malte Spitz shows why.
Most people’s understanding of what can actually be done with the data provided by our mobile phones is theoretical; there were few real-world [...]
BBC NEWS, 7/8/11, (LINK)
The US Secret Service has raided the home of an artist who collected images from webcams in a New York Apple store.
Kyle McDonald is said to have installed software that photographed people looking at laptops then uploaded the pictures to a website.
Mr McDonald said he had obtained permission [...]
UK MAIL ONLINE, 7/7/11, (LINK)
Internet giant Yahoo has been condemned over plans to snoop on emails in a ‘blatant intrusion of privacy’.
The US company provides an email service for thousands of Britons, including children, who will assume that the system is completely private.
However, it has emerged that Yahoo has changed its small [...]
EFF, 6/27/11, (LINK)
EFF Releases ‘Know Your Digital Rights’ Guide to Your Constitutional Liberties
San Francisco – Your computer, your phone, and your other digital devices hold vast amounts of personal information about you and your family. Can police officers enter your home to search your laptop? Do you have to give law enforcement [...]
It’s not just your friends using Facebook and Twitter to check your updated status, but burglars as well. Ex-burglar, Michael Fraser, who is now working for the BBC coined this phenomenon as “internet shopping for burglars” A willingness to accept friend requests from total strangers while posting one’s vacation plans is a dangerous mixture [...]
The growing phonemonen of Online Porn addiction is exploding. What we don’t know or even think about at this point is how dangerous this is to our loved one’s. Are we destroying our relationships by creating lustful and adulterous relationships in in cyber affairs? Some people may seem to think so.
According to research [...]
According to the World Health Organization, ” Radiation from Cell phones can possibly cause Cancer.” “The agency now lists mobile phone use in the same danger category as engine exhaust and lead.
This recent study was conducted by an international team of 31 scientists on reviewing the dangers of cell phones. The Scientists also claimed that there [...]
With all of the Technology we have in locating newly- created tornadoes, you would think that deaths from severe weather could be avoided. However, within the last year it has become obvious that there is a huge problem with avoiding natural disasters, the same natural disasters that people in the rural areas of America, 100 years [...]