Archive for the ‘privacy’ Category

Online Privacy, Facebook, Google TV, iPhone, HTC EVO – June 2010 KCUR Up To Date Tech Show Summary

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

We live our lives in public - at least online. With every move made online indexed and aggregated into individual customer profiles, there is nowhere to hide on the World Wide Web. Google indexes everything, collecting information from our computers, mobile devices, e-mail and now even through television. Google searches still ...

Store’s can’t require you to show ID for credit card purchases

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

From the world of The Consumerist comes an interesting article in the age of privacy, security and identity theft: Store's Can't Force You to Show ID with Your Credit Card. How often are you asked for ID and does anyone even check the signature? A few years I randomly signed ...

Alumni Associations sell member data to banks for a profit; Alumni in uproar

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

The tag line on the ISU Alumni page is Show your pride with the ISU Bank of America Credit Card. The pride of the alumni association is going to be slightly tarnished for a while until the sting wears off from the recent headlines. Let me start off by saying ...