What happens when a public company has your private data?

What happens when a public company has your private data?  It used to be that Facebook was owned and operated by a private citizen.  Sure it was fun to question his motives.  Those were the days.  Maybe it wouldn’t have changed if Facebook shares had started to skyrocket from the getgo, but they didn’t.  And… Read More

Facebook "Likes" Not Protected Speech?

ArsTechnica has a great summary of the case of Bland v. Roberts, which has ruled that Facebook “Likes” are not protected speech under the 1st Amendment.  The case was decided in the Eastern District Court of Virginia, so it could be appealed a couple of times before hitting the Supreme Court…  There have been lots… Read More

Why don’t Americans care about Privacy?

In my post from earlier this year, I commented on how Senator Leahy re-introduced his Personal Data Privacy Act…the same bill he has been submitted every year for the last 5 years. 5 months after the re-introduction of the bill this year, there is still no GOP support for Leahy’s Privacy bill. By my count… Read More