Archive for the ‘Privacy’ Category

1.3 Privacy

Posted: 13th May 2018 by SouthernWatchman in Freedoms, LimitedGovernment, Privacy, SouthernWatch
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Anyone who thinks it’s okay for their privacy to be invaded because they have nothing to hide should post their bank P.I.N.s in the comments right now. If you think it’s crazy to do that, then congratulations, you actually DO understand privacy for pivacy’s sake.

Comments Off on Zuckerberg Say That Fixing Facebook Is A ‘Multi-Year Effort’

LIBERTY REVIEW – It will take months, even years, to appropriately and effectively address the concerns large portions of the public have with Facebook, the founder Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday. “Facebook is so complex” it will be a “multi-year effort” with “improvements made each month,” Zuckerberg felt the need to explain, concluding an extended conversation with reporters. […]

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LIBERTY REVIEW – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee announced Wednesday morning that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify before them April 11, at 10:00 a.m. There were several reports last week that said Zuckerberg agreed to testify, but the exact dates either varied or were absent altogether. Following a slate […]

Comments Off on Mandatory Transparent Backpacks Violate Students’ Privacy Rights

REASON – Students returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School this morning sporting new, mandatory transparent backpacks. This so-called safety measure, like so many others proposed in the wake of the horrific mass shooting—installing metal detectors, hiring more school resource officers, raising the minimum age to purchase an AR-15—is security theater. One can understand why […]

How We Lost Privacy: New at Reason

Posted: 28th April 2018 by SouthernWatchman in Privacy, Reason, SouthernWatch
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REASON – A couple of years ago, I went to dinner at the Seattle Space Needle. To my surprise—I was over 30—the waiter asked to see ID when I ordered wine. I hadn’t brought my purse from the hotel, so I had nothing with which to prove my age. In retrospect, this probably saved me […]