Dec 222018
 
 December 22, 2018  Posted by  Misc
You wouldn't believe... or maybe you would....

What happens when one privacy advocate tries to surprise another privacy advocate with a gift? No one could have foreseen what happened, right? Regular readers of this site know how much Joe Cadillic contributes on a regular basis. When he’s not busy writing his own blog posts for his site, MassPrivateI, he’s sending me links to stories [Read More…]

Dec 212018
 
 December 21, 2018  Posted by  Misc

Nathaniel Popper writes: Timothy C. May, a physicist, polemicist and cantankerous advocate of internet privacy who helped start a movement aimed at protecting the privacy of individuals online, died on Dec. 13 at his home in Corralitos, Calif. He was 66. The Santa Cruz County Sheriff-Coroner’s office confirmed his death [Read More…]

Dec 052018
 
 December 5, 2018  Posted by  Misc

In an OpEd, history professor Dr. Margaret O’Mara writes: In the fall of 1965, President Lyndon Johnson’s administration announced a plan to consolidate hundreds of federal databases into one centralized National Data Bank. It was meant as an efficiency move to make the Great Society even greater. But there were [Read More…]