October 23, 2017

Facebook lied & stole your data…making billions of dollars.

Who wants to use a service that lies, cheats, and steals from them? I mean, a service other than Facebook, right? Because that’s what Facebook has been doing for years. Lure you in, get your data, pictures, friends, and then, they change the rules. It’s scary, it’s creepy, it’s dishonest, and it’s made Zuckerberg one […]

What happens in the bedroom, stays in the bedroom…unless you open the door.

You tell me what to think. We’re in the midst of a culture war over gay marriage, with some states passing amendments defining traditionally and others opening it up to gay and lesbian couples. California is still recovering from the Proposition 8 battle, and indeed, that case is still up on appeal. Meanwhile, the polygamists […]

Big Brother: not just the government, anymore.

As sure “as the day follows night,” Apple has been sued for its iPhone location tracking. Whether the suit survives a summary judgment motion is another question.

Own an Android? An iPhone? Google & Apple may be tracking you.

In fact, no maybe about it. They are. It’s scary to think, but there it is, in the Wall Street Journal: Google and Apple are gathering location information as part of their race to build massive databases capable of pinpointing people’s locations via their cellphones. These databases could help them tap the $2.9 billion market […]

Beat TSA without staying home for the holidays

Gotta fly this year? Not looking to be electronically stripped by an  underpaid, under-trained, and overzealous TSA employee? And not looking to be the next John Tyner, either? Beat the TSA with a new set of underwear that has “passive/aggressive” written all over it.  According to Tech Crunch: The brainchild of Stephen Russell, the founder and […]

Is John Tyner a modern day Rosa Parks?

Less than ten years after 9/11 made us all afraid to fly, security precautions during pre-flight passenger screenings have  pushed Americans to near outrage. The anger stems from proceedures performed by TSA, the Transportation Security Administration,  which procedures include x-ray scanners that show naked images of passengers to screeners for the purpose of discovering any weapons or explosive […]