Category Archives: Privacy

Who Can Access Your Facebook Profile?

Just when you thought you had locked down your Facebook privacy settings, there’s word that, in fact, your profile may be readily accessible to third-parties including advertisers. BBC reported on this story today: Facebook profile access ‘leaked’ claims Symantec What … Continue reading

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Is Privacy and Illusion – Followup

If you’re not yet concerned about what information is available about you online, you probably ought to read this article in the Wall Street Journal, “Scrapers Dig Deep for Data on the Web.” (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703358504575544381288117888.html) Data collection companies are creating accounts … Continue reading

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Is Privacy an Illusion?

Recently I had the opportunity to reconnect with an old friend from college. She’s one of those very intelligent people who really educate themselves about an issue and think it through before forming an opinion. A conversation with her really … Continue reading

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