The uproar over the prying eyes in the skies has been sparking legal debate over the past year, and is reaching a fever pitch. Just recently sunbathers and picnickers at a public park in Tiburon, Calif. called for a ban on drone use.
Perhaps the outrage over Google Glass will finally provoke a radical shift in our culture of surveillance, with consumers spurring tech companies to innovate in ways that reinforce civil society, and regulators who vigorously back consumers.
The amount of access we're unknowingly granting to the seemingly innocent sites we visit on a daily basis is getting more and more invasive with no end in sight. How do we shield ourselves from this invisible line we didn't even know existed?
Seriously, does the desk clerk at the gym really need to know that its newest member is separated from her husband? And does the massage therapist who's working out the tension in MeeMaw's shoulders really need to know that Pawpaw passed away?
As Google Glass enters our society, we need to be sure that us as parents understand the anticipated effects on safety and privacy. Although we can't control others' behavior, we can be social media role models for our kids.
When the true facts of an investigation's origin and development are withheld not only from defense lawyers but from prosecutors and judges, the rights to a fair trial and to confront one's accusers are rendered meaningless.
Since privacy is a broad term and can be defined in many ways, it is not always clear what an invasion of privacy is. People can find out just about everything they want to know about you by using cookies and behavioral targeting since your Internet history is readily accessible.
You remember the exact moment. You were both hot and heavy and the camera was an arm's length away. He was a stud. But now, six months later, the dud has been flashing nude pictures of you for all his bro's to see.
Kendra has been widely quoted as supposedly being despondent over the release of the tape. But she had to consent to the release of the tape in order for a well-established company, like Vivid, to release it legally.