ZDNet yesterday reported (https://www.zdnet.com/article/uk-isp-group-names-mozilla-internet-villain-for-supporting-dns-over-https/) that an industry group of UK-based ISPs (Internet Service Providers – the companies that make money selling you your broadband or other Internet connection) voted The Mozilla Foundation, developers of Firefox – one of the most private and secure web browsers available – this year’s “Internet Villain“ What? To the increasing […]

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Yesterday I wrote a l-o-n-g post discussing how governments are trying to steal our fundamental right to privacy from us – the spurious arguments they are using and why they must not be allowed to get away with it. Today I want to talk about the other players in the anti-privacy game. There is a […]

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If you are one of “those people” who respond to any discussion around online personal data privacy concerns with the statement “Well, I don’t do anything wrong so why should I care if Big Brother is watching what I do?” this article is definitely for you. Even if you are becoming concerned after recent scandals […]

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Our right to privacy is a fundamental human right enshrined in law in every civilised country on the planet. Yte the governments of those same countries are claiming the right to open every private communication we make – email, text, phone call, video – all in the name of “fighting crime, terrorism, child sex abuse …”. Is this reasonable? Do they – should they have the right to act like this? What are the dangers that arise from them doing so?

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has published a comprehensive, non-technical guide to staying safe and private on-line at https://ssd.eff.org/en including briefings, tool guides to avoid attacks and assist privacy along with advice on such as how to choose a VPN that is right for you. Coming from the EFF the advice is independent and all […]

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This (https://www.wired.com/story/guide-artificial-intelligence/) article from Wired magazine is worth a read as it explains that “Artificial Intelligence” has been nothing more than a myth from the time the term came into existence and what is actually peddled under that name is no more than machines that have been “taught” to recognise certain patterns in certain, very […]

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