Nov 092016
 November 9, 2016  Posted by  Election2016

“We have met the enemy and he is us.” – Pogo Possum, 1971. Pogo was right. Yesterday, despite pleas and warnings from non-Americans to “don’t fuck this up,” America did. How we did that, and why we did that will be fodder for a million articles and historians for decades to [Read More…]

Nov 082016
 November 8, 2016  Posted by  Election2016

After an interminably long campaign that gave us two awful choices by our two major political parties, and after “debates” that never seemed to address privacy issue, it’s time for you to vote. I cannot, in good conscience, tell you to vote based on privacy issues.  But if you care about civil [Read More…]

Oct 192016
 October 19, 2016  Posted by  Breaches, Election2016, Featured News

This is your must-read for today, by Jonathan Zittrain. Here’s a portion of his thoughtful essay about the large-scale hacks, data dumps of private communications, and media reporting on same: But before we consume the fast food meal of messages containing private citizens’ unguarded moments with friends and move on, [Read More…]