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Posts Tagged ‘data

No privacy in the digital world

October 6, 2011

During his two-hour morning bike ride, Eric Hartman doesn’t pay much attention to his iPhone. But the iPhone is paying attention to him. As he traverses the 30-mile circuit, Hartman’s iPhone knows precisely where he is at every moment, and keeps a record of his whereabouts. That data is beamed to Apple Inc. multiple times […]

Your every move is being tracked digitally

August 14, 2010

The Wall Street Journal ran a terrific series of stories called “What They Know.” The general subject was personal privacy—or the lack of it—in the digital world. The first article in the series explained how websites routinely track your movements on the web and collect a genuinely astonishing amount of personal information about you in the […]

Washington destroys privacy at home and abroad

March 28, 2010

Paul Craig Roberts has a hard-hitting article in Creators Syndicate, the following an excerpt: In the Swiss newspaper Zeit-Fragen, Professor Dr. Eberhard Hamer from Germany asks, “How sovereign is Europe?” He examines the issue and concludes that Europe has little, if any, sovereignty. Professor Hamer writes that the sovereign rights of Europeans as citizens of […]

Architects & Engineers Call for New 9/11 Investigation

February 20, 2010

More than 1,000 worldwide architects and engineers now support the call for a new investigation into the destruction of the Twin Towers and Building 7 at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. After careful examination of the official explanation, along with the forensic data omitted from official reports, these professionals have concluded that […]

American unemployment up to 30 percent

February 18, 2010

As bad as the jobless data you hear –an official unemployment rate of about 10 percent– you have not been told the whole truth.  New data from the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University in Boston finds a correlation between household income and unemployment rate. Look carefully at these numbers and see how […]

The NSA’s Big Brother Database

October 12, 2009

On a remote edge of Utah’s dry and arid high desert, where temperatures often zoom past 100 degrees, hard-hatted construction workers with top-secret clearances are preparing to build what may become America’s equivalent of Jorge Luis Borges’s “Library of Babel,” a place where the collection of information is both infinite and at the same time […]