Category Archives: privacy

Privacy is best offline

Art Petty Eric Rodriguez has a blog post about being fired for what is said on Facebook.: Dan Leone is the perfect example; he was a stadium operations manager for the Philadelphia Eagles, and in 2009 when he found out … Continue reading

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Pustulance, bile and falsehoods about online privacy from the WSJ

The WSJ spewed forth this bit of online privacy pustulance from an alleged “professor of economics”, Paul Rubin Paul Rubin’s falsehoods: Paul Rubin’s First Falsehood 1) Privacy is free. Many privacy advocates believe it is a free lunch—that is, consumers … Continue reading

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Empathy and professional victims (reply to Jason Calacanis)

Jason Calacanis’ recent email (“We Live in Public (and the end of empathy)” ) talked about the lack of empathy and caring on the internet. Empathy has been taking a hit for a long time. Remember that seeing executions used … Continue reading

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My anti-consumer new years resolution

Whereas, After getting billions in taxpayers’ money, the banks are screwing consumers. Yesterday, I got my version of that. Chase bank decided to unilaterally tacked on fees to a credit card account. These fees are simply because I am maintaining … Continue reading

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Merry XMas … would you like a virus with your music?

(This is a copy of an email I sent to friends a while ago — so yes I know it its about a month old! — but considering that Sony and the RIAA still doesn’t get it!. It still seems … Continue reading

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black box voting in Venezuela

I find this story a little fun. You would think they would trust computers more. Why wouldn’t they trust Diebold voting machines? Considering how much Chavez has been ranting about the US’s policies and how the government is trying to … Continue reading

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