Gary Kovacs: Tracking the trackers

Gary Kovacs: Tracking the trackers

Posted by on May 29, 2012 in Americas, Internet Privacy - Cyber Security | No Comments

Published in TED As you surf the Web, information is being collected about you. Web tracking is not 100% evil — personal data can make your browsing more efficient; cookies can help your favorite websites stay in business. But, says Gary Kovacs, it’s your right to know what data is being collected about you and […]

Demand Facebook Respect Your Rights

Demand Facebook Respect Your Rights

Posted by on May 17, 2012 in Internet Privacy - Cyber Security | No Comments

Facebook: $100 Billion IPO. Almost 1 Billion Users.  You Do the Math. By Chris Conley, ACLU of Northern California The big news in the business world this week is Facebook’s ongoing Initial Public Offering, where the company is selling shares to the public based on an estimated value of around one hundred billion dollars. [Or, […]

USA: Next Round in Cybersecurity Battle: The Senate

USA: Next Round in Cybersecurity Battle: The Senate

Michelle Richardson ACLU Two weeks ago, the House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). But thanks to internet activism and advocacy by organizations like the ACLU and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, 168 Congressmen voted “no,” including 28 Republicans, the House Democratic leadership, and a chunk of members who sit on […]

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