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Convenient or Creepy? : With technology innovations, students should consider the privacy implications of the products they choose to use

Convenient or Creepy? : With technology innovations, students should consider  the privacy implications of the products they choose to use

Armaan Goel, Entertainment Reporter

February 23, 2018

Tech companies try their hardest to further integrate technology into our lives. Not only do companies have access to a device we carry around everywhere—our phones—the current push for an “internet of things,” the interconnection via the internet of computing devices in everyday objects, enabling...

Insecure. Americans must recognize the privacy risks of the digital age and protest unwarranted and arbitrary government surveillance.

Insecure. Americans must recognize the privacy risks of the digital age and protest unwarranted and arbitrary government surveillance.

perspectives

August 14, 2013

Just so no one thinks I’m hysterical - this isn’t 1984. This is 2013. This is the information era, in which our lives are increasingly recorded, traceable, digitized. And in this era, no one should be surprised by the conundrum America faces in light of recent revelations. Leaked documents publi...

Insecure. Americans must recognize the privacy risks of the digital age and protest unwarranted and arbitrary government surveillance.

perspectives

August 14, 2013

Just so no one thinks I’m hysterical - this isn’t 1984. This is 2013. This is the information era, in which our lives are increasingly recorded, traceable, digitized. And in this era, no one should be surprised by the dilemma America faces in light of recent revelations. Leaked documents published...

Privacy Please. Congress needs to update its online privacy laws, protect citizens’ rights.

Privacy Please. Congress needs to update its online privacy laws, protect citizens’ rights.

perspectives

April 25, 2013

Over spring break, I Googled how much a certain pair of shoes would cost. Just once. I began to notice those sneakers popping up in ads across Facebook, Amazon and YouTube. Pretty soon these shoes were appearing on almost every website I was visiting. It was reminiscent of a desperate street peddler ...

Stranger danger. Be careful with your privacy on social networking sites.

Stranger danger. Be careful with your privacy on social networking sites.

perspectives

March 22, 2012

With spring break quickly approaching, I decided to tweet about how excited I was to be going to Cancun, Mexico. Within an hour, I gained about seven followers from different countries, as well as three mentions from people I do not know saying how excited they were to go to Mexico and asking me when ...