Gmail

The Pernicious Potentials of Gmail A recent suit against Google for its abuse of personal information collected through Gmail is being countered by the argument that Gmail users have absolutely no expectation of privacy, that anything sent or received¬† through Gmail is subject to scrutiny, analysis and commercial sale. Gmail has nonetheless become very popular, […]

A Verse That Can’t Be Emailed: The Forbidden String: MEGA.NZ

You may well find that you cannot send an email containing this domain name! Recently found that emails sent were not arriving — no bounce, and eventually discovered that they were being tossed for containing a specific domain name, that of the cloud storage I use, which I cannot name lest this email go also […]

Passive acceptance of surveillance is the greatest threat to Internet freedom

Preserving privacy, democracy and freedom of speech are the big issues, if only we can see through the distracting murk that governments use to obscure that fact. The uncomfortable balance between the ruling elite and the governed is and always has been contentious and subject to periodic revision and upheaval.¬† This is an issue for […]