Tag: internet

Browsing the Internet Anonymously

Many of you may be concerned about the unseen tracking that happens when you browse the internet. Much or most of this is fairly innocuous; for example the majority of online tracking is used by marketing and advertising companies for the purpose of serving relevant advertisements to you in allocated …

United Nations Sneak Attack On The Internet

Image Source: The Wall Street Journal Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment, and is part of the ‘Bill of Rights’ to the United States Constitution. The first amendment prohibits (among other things) the making of any law abridging the freedom of speech, or …

Of 18 Major Internet Companies, Who Has Your Back When The Government Comes Knocking?

Modern Survival while using technologies such as the Internet, involves concerns of privacy and transparency. Privacy in that you may expect that your internet service provider, email provider, social networking site, etc., will not willingly hand over your information, correspondences, history and files to the government or others, should they …

Systemic Risk: The Internet

Systemic risk is risk that affects an entire system. A systemic risk is one that could potentially bring it all down. It would be a component or a dependency of a system that itself requires the ‘thing’ to be there, to be functioning as expected, to always be up and …

Congress Considers Bill to Censor Internet

(image source: PrisonPlanet.com) US Senate Protect IP Act (PIPA) US House of Representatives Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) From the bill: “To prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes.”   The Washington Post says, If passed, PIPA would give the government and …