by Joe Levi | October 14, 2013 7:29 AM
Do you remember when, if someone said a government agency was "listening in" on phone calls made by its citizens they were labeled a "crackpot", a "whack job", a "nut case", or a "conspiracy theorist"? A government can't possibly do all that, and even if they could, they wouldn't because it's just crazy, right? Fast forward to today and we now know that the government agencies are doing exactly that. Verizon has admitted to an order to provide information on all telephone calls in its system to the NSA on an "ongoing, daily basis". What's more, all major carriers have either admitted to ...
by Joe Levi | August 26, 2013 6:48 AM
We live in a wonderful time. Most of us carry around a relatively small electronic device with us all the time. With a few button presses we can talk to anyone anywhere in the world -- or we can send short messages if a conversation is just too much work. We can share a picture with thousands of people almost instantaneously. And we literally have all the information of the ages at our finger tips. All this power comes with a cost -- a couple costs, actually. The first is a physical cost. We must buy these electronic doodads with money, then we must pay a monthly subscription to connect ...
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