Tag Archive 'Big Brother'

Privacy after 9/11

Last week I was in Germany, as a guest of the IFA Berlin consumer electronics show. That means, of course, that I had to perform the airport security samba. I took off my shoes and my belt; stuffed my watch, keys, cell phone, and loose change into the pockets of my jacket; took my laptop […]

Write and wrong: Amazon’s Orwellian nightmare

Netizens were none too pleased when Amazon ‘unsold’ copies of 1984. But it seems Amazon finally got the message.