Another Sunday, another round of stories from the Snowden files. I hope people don’t become fatigued of these continuous revelations, and it leads to change. Another good read is from the Atlantic How Americans Were Deceived About Cell-Phone Location Data. Precise but misleading language is a dangerous tool.
4 thoughts on “Surveillance double-talk”
Lets also hope Snowden does not become fatigued.
Yeah and given that WordPress enables tracking and identifying of dissidents by default might give pause for though: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14682
You can enter any email you like in the email field. If you want to be anonymous, don’t attach your real email (or the same email) to different places if you want people to think it’s from different people. People are enjoying getting worked up about this issue, but it’s not a real issue for people trying to be anonymous because it’s so obvious.
I’ve read a lot about the Snowden leak affecting US businesses. How about Automattic? Do you maybe see a ditch in the stats in terms of creation of non-us blogs on WordPress.com?