Posts Tagged ‘internet’

A Conversation About Privacy On the Internet with Rafal Los

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

I recently engaged in an interesting discussion with Rafal Los about the erosion of privacy as it relates to the Internet in general, and social media sites specifically.  I think my readers will some useful points and insights within our conversation; especially considering the often perceived adversarial relationship between anonymity and privacy.  I welcome your feedback!

So here we go… (more…)

Happy Mother’s Day!

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Happy Mother’s Day! It was a gorgeous day here in central Iowa! I did business work all morning, but then took off at 3:00pm, went out with my family to a restaurant we all love, and then did some gardening; tomatoes, turnips, watermelon, peppers, pumpkins, sunflowers and sweet corn this year…plus a few pretty assorted annuals! The fruit trees, red buds, crab apple trees, Russian olives, and wigelias are all in full bloom right now…and the scent of the breeze is spectacular! 🙂
In honor of Mother’s Day I quickly scanned the news and blog sites to see what types of interesting information I could find relating to mother’s day and privacy. I didn’t find much, but here is a bit of what I found…


12 Privacy-Impacting U.S. Federal Bills Introduced on January 4

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

On January 4th the 110th U.S. congress convened for the first time, and they did not waste any time introducing many new bills. 12 of them have privacy impacts. You can find more information about each of these at the THOMAS (Library of Congress) site. However, as of today (1/10/2007), the full texts for most of these bills are not yet available online.
From the Senate: