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Tag: "privacy"

Obamacare enforcer released thousands of social security numbers

Obamacare enforcer released thousands of social security numbers

On Monday evening, the Internal Revenue Service confirmed that tens of thousands to possible 100,000 social security numbers were mistakenly released to the public through an IRS web page. PublicResource.org discovered the listing of Social Security Numbers and notified the IRS of the privacy issue. The IRS immediately cut-off internet access to the page. Although […]

NSA Surveillance: Don't Care. I've Got Nothing to Hide.

NSA Surveillance: Don’t Care. I’ve Got Nothing to Hide.

Julie Borowski, the Token Libertarian Girl, explores the logic of NSA Surveillance, and the ridiculous response that if one is not a criminal, there shouldn’t be any concern about government watching what one is doing.

Rand Loves The Drones? Not Quite...

Rand Loves The Drones? Not Quite…

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has learned another key lesson of the “age of sound bytes.” During an appearance on Neil Cavuto’s Fox Business Network show, Paul pointed out he didn’t mind using drones or any kind of technology against an “imminent threat,” whether it was a terrorist or “someone coming out of a liquor store […]

CISPA Is Back:  Bill Reintroduced In Congress

CISPA Is Back: Bill Reintroduced In Congress

It’s baaaaaack! Congress has apparently raised the dead, because The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act – better known as CISPA – has been reintroduced in Congress, yet again, by Representative Mike Rogers, a Republican from Michigan’s 8th District. CISPA was introduced in the 112th Congress (H.R. 3523) and passed the House of Representatives with […]

50 Shades of Conservative

50 Shades of Conservative

With the recent popularity of the novel Fifty Shades of Grey, the world of BDSM has been thrust into the mainstream. There is a twisted sort of irony to this, since this lifestyle – perhaps more importantly, some of the portions of the information about it online – have been either under fire, or used […]

Facebook Users File Consolidated Digital Privacy Class Action

Facebook Users File Consolidated Digital Privacy Class Action

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Facebook users today filed an amended consolidated class action complaint in federal court in San Jose, California in the case In re: Facebook Internet Tracking Litigation, No. 5:12-md-02314-EJD. The class action asserts federal statutory and California State causes of action related to the revelation in September 2011 that Facebook was improperly tracking the internet use of its members […]

ACTA – Is It Worse Than SOPA?

. The online community was in an uproar about the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).  SOPA caused Wikipedia and Reddit blacked out their sites, Google ‘redacted’ their logo, and even some members of congress blacked out their House.gov websites. The outcry was due to the internet censorship that could have resulted from the SOPA legislation. […]