Tag Archives: privacy

Has Apple crossed the line?

When does national security trump privacy and personal security? Are Apple’s concerns for their customers or for their own proprietary marketing trade secrets? Apple has ridden an incredible wave of innovation and success largely doing the opposite of what Steven … Continue reading

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How Our Oversharing Has Made Facebook Millions

It used to be a rule of thumb to not share personal information with a stranger. Nowadays, we practically put a copy of our Driver’s License on our Facebook page. We’ve slowly become accustomed to putting it all out there … Continue reading

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Spread the Word – Pediatric Cancer Concerns

When a family learns of its child’s diagnosis with cancer, the family begins to contemplate treatment options and plan for patient care while balancing life’s regular demands. Facebook trends show that it has become increasingly popular for families to take … Continue reading

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Stop Sharing So Much Already

Social media has been around for a while now and new platforms like Instagram and so on are growing steadily. And, of course, Facebook now claims to have some 1.2 billion active users. So you would think by now that … Continue reading

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Agribusiness Ponders Precision vs. Privacy

Not a day goes by without Edward Snowden saga updates. Will the U.S. agree to a clemency deal? Should I be worried that my phone calls are being tracked? But even as we process through the information brought to light … Continue reading

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Can Apple, Google and Facebook Etc. Stand Up to the Feds?

Not long ago, Apple revealed the frequency of requests for data it receives from government agencies, and the number was impressive.  In the first six months of 2012 alone, 1,000 to 2,000 pieces of data were requested by various agencies. These … Continue reading

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