Your Data in the hands of Google or Facebook et al

Update 18 April 2012 in an interview with the Guardian, Tim Berners-Lee, the Father of the World Wide Web, asks to demand your data from Google and Facebook. We agree with him that ‘personal data held online could be used to usher in new era of personalised services’.   En Francais par Internet Sans Frontieres:Continue reading “Your Data in the hands of Google or Facebook et al”

Would you like a webcam in your bedrooms and bathrooms broadcasting live

Update May 2017 : Private security camera feeds exposed online Peeping into 73,000 unsecured security cameras via default passwords   Update 23/03/2012 : ‘Russian webcam hackers spy on UK homes & offices‘ ‘Website shows footage of babies sleeping in cots, offices and even a pub. Webcam and CCTV owners are being urged to secure accessContinue reading “Would you like a webcam in your bedrooms and bathrooms broadcasting live”

A parent/author/tech pundit’s view on how to teach kids privacy

My answer to a post by Anne Collier – NetFamily Anne reacts to the UK TEDx conference about privacy in a networked world of Cory Doctorow says “We want our kids to fight isolation with networks,” in a world that he says is training us to forgo privacy “in service to a business model” thatContinue reading “A parent/author/tech pundit’s view on how to teach kids privacy”

DSK, The man who is accused of rape, could be innocent.

Good Monday morning to my readers. If you were too busy the week end to hear the cry of media about the arrest of Dominique Strauss Kahn, the French head of the International Monetary Found (I.M.F in Eng and F.M.I. in French), time to catch up. Saturday, early afternoon, the man, based in New York,Continue reading “DSK, The man who is accused of rape, could be innocent.”

Souriez, vous êtes pris en photo

By: Fabrice Epelboin CC-by voir http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/fr/ Toutes ces illustrations sont en CC-by ( cf http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/fr/ ) Vous êtes libre de les réutiliser comme bon vous semble, de les modifier, de les commercialiser (si, si), des les distribuer, à la seule condition d’en citer l’auteur. Si vous trouvez un moyen de faire de l’argent avec (deContinue reading “Souriez, vous êtes pris en photo”

Life under digit continues

Update 24/02/2013: Surveillance keeps expanding. Drones are proliferating thanks to there cheap fabrications and the tentatives of regulation are regularly brought up. I have been curating articles on the subjects of surveillance, tracking, spying, and drones on my Pearltrees for anyone interested to make its own opinion. I am reading today a very well analysed essay byContinue reading “Life under digit continues”

News of the day

Thanks to my friend Rebecca Herold for pointing out this infographic on How RapLeaf Spies On Your Online Habits There has been a lot of press recently about RapLeaf. Jessica Bennett in Newsweek reveals ‘What the Internet Knows About You’ Eric Goldman in his blog, Technology and Marketing Law ‘My RapLeaf Profile is Amusingly Mistaken.Continue reading “News of the day”

Life under digits

Update 20/03/2012 This could article could have been titled ‘when reality catch up with science fiction‘. How to believe that your refrigerator is reporting you to the CIA or your flat screen TV is watching you? Well, it’s all true, read by yourself : – ‘CIA: We’ll spy on you through your refrigerator‘ – ‘Is Your NewContinue reading “Life under digits”