Wednesday 12 May 2010

Some thoughts on the Facebook backlash

This morning's IT Blogwatch talked about Facebook and the growing discontent amongst users: mainly over privacy issues, but also the closed and centralized nature of the system. This seems to be far more than the head-in-the-clouds musings of a bunch of privacy wonks. For an increasing number of innocent internet users, Facebook is the internet; are we in danger of selling them short? Let's take The Long View...

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Monday 10 May 2010

Bruce Schneier: that's not what I meant!

In a soberly worded response to Friday's edition of The Long View, Bruce Schneier clarifies that he didn't expect anyone to think he believes that 9/11 made us safer. I'm indebted to Bruce for clearing that up. In his response, he comments...

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