VIEWED: @WhoIsMrRobot (Series 1)

Have you managed to watch this series, Mr Robot, available on Amazon Prime since last year. I’ve managed to watch the first series over the past couple of weeks. Elliot Alderson is a young cyber-security engineer living in New York, who assumes the role of a vigilante hacker by night. Elliot meets a mysterious anarchist […]

11 Stories About #DigitalParenting 30/11/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Child online protection made paramount by UNICEF and the ITU: Technological innovation has advanced in unprecedented ways over the past decade. Digital and mobile technology, when used safely can give children and adolescents the chance to make a difference […]

[BOOK REVIEW] Privacy and Media Freedom

Following some conversations this week, this looks an interesting book on privacy in a media age: “Do we remain a free society when we surrender our right to be unobserved?” asks the renowned law scholar and privacy expert Raymond Wacks at the beginning of his timely new book. In Privacy and Media Freedom, he shines light […]

Cypherpunks and Surveillance?

An interesting article to note to read re ‘Cypherpunks’ – suggested by @FuturePersp in tweets after last night’s #SMWLDN event – this paragraph caught my eye: Child pornography, terrorism, money laundering and the ‘War on Some Drugs’: these are the flagship issues which are bandied around by those making the case for the surveillance and centralisation […]

[VIDEO] Online Privacy: A History

Photography, telephone and telegraph = “moral panics”, led to legislation about privacy. This video gives a great insight into the social developments that also surround this: