Because being off the grid is next to impossible in many societies, it is tempting to give up and proclaim 'I have nothing to hide'.
22 April 2023 Read Time8 mins Read More
There is the case to be made that this is not only the cost of doing business in the digital age but that, like environmental protections, there are great rewards to be reaped in improved quality of life.
25 March 2023 Read Time8 mins Read More
Whether you have something to hide has far more to do with who is looking than what they can see.
30 July 2022 Read Time3 mins Read More
In science, a paradigm is a model or pattern — a typical instance or exemplar. But in rhetoric, my chosen field, it is an example or guide as to how one should behave.
27 December 2021 Read Time8 mins Read More
Turner was something of a privacy advocate. In the 1841 census he rowed a boat into the Thames so he could not be counted as being present at any property
2 August 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More
End to End Privacy requires providing users with encryption everywhere they don't control. This is a promise a platform needs to uphold.
3 June 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More
To replace a People's Republic network with a Democratic Club network isn't necessarily an improvement because it only prefences one centralised solution over another.
29 May 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More
As our forebears strove for the aspiration to vote, the mortgaging of our data for access to services requires us to strive for the aspiration to privacy.
28 May 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More
With digital services often serving as our memory, to remove content from personal drives is to airbrush our memory.
23 May 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More
A point to remember when next your private moments are leveraged to improve a marketing algorithm. The unintended consequence of code is speech.
19 May 2020 Read Time3 mins Read More
The issue is not can they keep my data safe from an unauthorised third party, but can they keep my data safe from their algorithms.
18 May 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More
My quest for a publishing platform which was both elegant, unencumbered by endless plug-ins and left me alone with my text, brought me to write.as.
14 May 2020 Read Time2 mins Read More
To be a part of a society which doesn't take these choices means the most meaningful solution is to look at ambient as well as personal privacy.
11 May 2020 Read Time3 mins Read More