Michael Arrington wrote a post today with the title Reputation is Dead: It’s Time to Overlook Our Indiscretions which makes the point that on the internet today, unlike in 1993 everyone does know that you are a dog.Â Even though you have carefully chosen your Facebook profile photo, there areÂ all of those less discreet… Continue reading Privacy is Dead, Reputation is Alive
A recent article in theÂ Wall Street Journal caught my eye, Facebook, Twitter Updates Spell Trouble in the Small Workplace. More examples of the potential dark side of the blurring lines between our personal lives and our professional lives as lived (and broadcast) online. Several examples were cited of employees making less than flattering comments about… Continue reading There Are Two Kinds of People on Facebook: My Employees and Those My Employees are Talking To
From Anita Campbell’s RFID Weblog comes the news that the US Department of State has issued final rules for RFID (radio frequency identified devices) passports and will begin testing the epassports with diplomats. If all goes smoothly, the new passports will be issued to all in October 2006. The original announcement in February was apparently anything but smooth with privacy and security advocates agreeing with each other that the use of wireless chips would place our civil liberties and our safety at risk….despite the controversy, next years trip, will be with a chip.