Secrecy Is Not Privacy

And discretion isn't either one.We're mixing discussion, these days (though when did we not?). Wikileaks seems to be bringing a lot of fears into the open... both real and imagined. But we do need to keep our discussions to their topics.We've also a lot of unexamined assumptions running around: "Governments need secrecy." "Privacy is a … Continue reading Secrecy Is Not Privacy

Muddling with Privacy

Two things I have read over the last couple of days are rattling against each other in my head, though there's no overt connection. The first, from a CNN series on ”The End of Privacy”, presents a putative new way of being:Like some tech early-adopters these days, [Louis] Gray thinks privacy is a dying concept.... … Continue reading Muddling with Privacy