Who's to blame in the UK riots

The police, politicians and some media outlets are all blaming technology for the riots. The people are blaming an ignorant government. The two sides don’t seem like they’re going to meet anytime soon. British MP David Lammy has called for social networking sites to be shut down, but, if they did that, then those who […]

Privacy is Passé, so Broadcast Yourself (to Big Brother)

“You had to live – you did live, from habit that became instinct – in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized,” Winston worries in George Orwell’s classic novel, 1984. All Winston yearns for is a place outside of the all-seeing electronic eye of the Telescreen, […]