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Google and the Right to Be Forgotten

The Solace of Oblivion http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/09/29/solace-oblivion In Europe, the right to be forgotten trumps #Google. In the US copyright is effective for this

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Tech

On that password protected post...

So my son, who has been obsessed with scarecrows lately, just spent a while outside playing his “stand by the tree and pretend to kick hats” game.   446 more words

Writing

米アップルCEO、中国当局者と個人情報保護めぐり協議=新華社 [ #cbajp ]

米アップルのティム・クック最高経営責任者(CEO)は中国政府高官とインターネット上のプライバシーや安全性について「非常に率直な」意見交換をしたと述べた。新華社が24日、インタビューの内容を伝えた。アップルをめぐっては、同社のクラウドサービスに対し中国当局が関与するハッカー集団がサイバー攻撃を仕掛けたとインターネット検閲の監視団体が発表していたが、インタビューでは触れられていない。

http://jp.reuters.com/article/topNews/idJPKCN0ID10F20141024

Topic

Moral panic used to broaden data retention

The idea of a utopian world free of impediments to any moral injustices would be difficult to define. As seen with individuals, the moral line between right and wrong differs. 1,920 more words

Privacy

Password Managers -- Worth it?

Given all the news lately about login accounts getting hacked, its time to discuss password managers and the advantages and disadvantages of using a password manager. 1,764 more words

Security

Pirate Bay Sends 100,000 New Users to “Free” VPN

This week The Pirate Bay replaced its frontpage logo to promote a new VPN service, driving 100,000 new customers to the startup. FrootVPN currently offers its services for free, but admits that this may not last forever. 97 more words

Streaming Policy & Ethics

After Snowden: Expressing Love in a World Without Privacy

My latest opinion piece on rabble.ca:

It used to be that love letters were written on paper, sealed in an envelope and sent through the mail. 110 more words

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