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I don't have a long attention span. I can't expect for you to either.

On the Patriot Act

In short, not so patriotic after all. In the aftermath of 9/11, the Patriot Act was passed. This bill, introduced on October 23rd 2001 and signed into law just three days later on October 6th, allowed for the violation of many Constitutional rights in the name of increased security. »

The Unintended Consequences of "Do Not Track"

The idea behind the Do Not Track request is simple: send a message to the websites you're visiting that you don't want to be tracked, and they will comply. In theory, this is much more effective than content blockers (such as Ghostery), because it is preventative as opposed to reactionary. »

I've got nothing to hide

I've got nothing to hide. I promise. If you were to release my hard drives, my passwords, and my texts to the world, the worst thing that could happen would be a bit of embarrassment over failed romantic pursuits and perhaps some regret that I wasn't more articulate in late »