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'.
Read More Thunderous Ambivalence
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.
Read More Acting for Privacy – An Australian Story
Whether you have something to hide has far more to do with who is looking than what they can see.
Read More The Subjective Nature of ‘Nothing to Hide’
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.
Read More The Linux Paradigm
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
Read More Art as Background
End to End Privacy requires providing users with encryption everywhere they don't control. This is a promise a platform needs to uphold.
Read More Take Notes, No One Is Watching
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.
Read More Distributism
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.
Read More The New Commons
With digital services often serving as our memory, to remove content from personal drives is to airbrush our memory.
Read More Airbrushing Memory
A point to remember when next your private moments are leveraged to improve a marketing algorithm. The unintended consequence of code is speech.
Read More Code is Speech?
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.
Read More Language Defect: Privacy
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.
Read More How I Publish — Version 2.0
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.
Read More So this is how privacy dies…