Surveillance Category

Being encryptic

I saw the article below in the NYT Thursday.  It talks about the NSA having backdoors into all our online media and having broken into or received permission to penetrate virtually every major databank that holds all our information, including banking and medical data. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/06/us/nsa-foils-much-internet-encryption.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 And, as I was closing out this topic, look what […]

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Hover and hoover

What a week we have had.  Just look at the stories we were contending with: National security and self-deluded ‘do-gooders’ in charge of more information than they can responsibly handle 9/11-style terror threats Predators, traffickers, watching and waiting An infamous politician and a sexting scandal Reports on these incidents swirled around like an organizing tornado […]

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