Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

Category: privacy

Those Darned Kids

Kids boycott classroom with CCTV cameras. People call them brats. Kids respond with an op-ed that every adult should read. Many users suggested that cameras were a good idea because they could be used to keep an eye on bullying and student behaviour, we were accused of been “narcissistic megalomaniacs” angry at “being nabbed for […]

forget privacy

Privacy no longer can mean anonymity, says Donald Kerr, the principal deputy director of [US] national intelligence. Instead, it should mean that government and businesses properly safeguard people’s private communications and financial information… He noted that government employees face up to five years in prison and $100,000 in fines if convicted of misusing private information. […]