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If You Think You're Anonymous Online, Think Again

If You Think You're Anonymous Online, Think Again | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
In Dragnet Nation, Julia Angwin describes an oppressive blanket of electronic data surveillance. "There's a price you pay for living in the modern world," she says. "You have to share your data."
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excerpt: " On why "free" Wi-Fi might not really be free I have a portable Wi-Fi device called a MiFi that I use in coffee shops and hotels and all the places that give you supposedly free Wi-Fi. The truth is, what we're learning in today's world is that nothing is free. If something is supposed to be free, then it really means they're taking your data. So what I've decided: I have to buy my way out of it. ... Privacy is becoming a luxury good."
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The Biggest Little CIA Shop You’ve Never Heard Of

The Biggest Little CIA Shop You’ve Never Heard Of | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
The domestic National Resources Division might sound like a cushy gig to the James Bond spies, but it has its ways of making you talk
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Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online

 

“Our team's biggest surprise was discovering that many Internet users have tried to conceal their identity or their communications from others,” noted Sara Kiesler, an author of the report and the Hillman Professor of Computer Science and Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon. “It's not just a small coterie of hackers. Almost everyone has taken some action to avoid surveillance. And despite their knowing that anonymity is virtually impossible, most internet users think they should be able to avoid surveillance online—they think they should have a right to anonymity for certain things, like hiding posts from certain people or groups.”

 

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Lockdown Nation

Lockdown Nation | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
This is the way we live now.
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Are You Prepared? Record Number Of Cyber Attacks Target Small Business

Are You Prepared? Record Number Of Cyber Attacks Target Small Business | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
There are 5 simple things every business can do to reduce cyber security risk. "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.
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