Updating Privacy

If you are like me (and, trust me, I’m fairly normal when it comes to being a part of today’s consumer society) you are getting a lot of emails with the subject line something like: “We are updating our privacy … Read More

Does FB & FS Feel As Violated As The Women Of Creepy App?

If you, or any woman you know has a their personal Facebook set to “public” tell her to lock that thing down! This app is gross for so many reasons. Not only is it shady for the girls who unknowingly … Read More

SurfEasy – Hiding Your Online Footprints

Recently, a friend of mine’s girlfriend got on his computer to look for a file and stumbled across his chat history. Uh- oh. Lets just say he was soon looking for a roommate, because she did not like what she … Read More

DIY Privacy Monitor

Even though I don’t have anything to hide (well not much), I still hate people peering at my laptop screen when I travel. I’m sure you’ve had that feeling on public transport or a plane, where you’re certain that someone … Read More

Sending a Message at the Expense of Thanksgiving Travel

“The goal of National Opt-Out Day is to send a message to our lawmakers that we demand change,” reads the call to action at OptOutDay.com, set up by Brian Sodegren. “No naked body scanners, no government-approved groping. We have a right to privacy, and buying a plane ticket should not mean that we’re guilty until proven innocent.” … Read More

Cohabitating in the Recession

In hard times, seeking a cheaper place to stay and the practicality of taking in extra roomies both make sense. It’s called “recession roommate”, and while most people who agree to it hope it lasts only a short time, right now nobody knows how long that will be. … Read More

Private…Errr Internet Eyes are Watching You

Much has been said about the power of crowdsourcing, but, the concept of an online game that harnesses the power of the internet “hive-mind” to prevent crime named “Internet Eyes” seems to walk a tight rope between security and invasion of privacy. … Read More

You’re Just a Tease!

…At least that’s what one bitter romantic is accusing dating service Match.com for being. In face, he’s so upset he’s suing–for 5 million bucks. According to the Dailynews, “A $5 million federal suit filed by Sean McGinn accuses the company … Read More

Scanners Hit To Close for Comfort

If you ever saw the late 80’s flick “Total Recall,” you might recall a stud Arnold Schwarzenegger gliding by airport security in seconds after merely walking by an X-ray device. Unfortunately we’re not there yet, but we’re getting closer. Are … Read More