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Canaries in the Coal Mine

Susan Landau | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Susan Landau

The invasiveness of this data is hard to underestimate. It is data that reveals where every connected person is during the day, with whom they speak, when, how often.

The "E" in E-Communication: Electronic or Evasive?

Suzanne de Janasz | Posted 02.25.2013 | Technology
Suzanne de Janasz

E-communication has enabled the evolution of a new breed of user -- one with little social skills or emotional intelligence.

How Widespread Is Online Bullying Among Young People?

AP | CONNIE CASS and STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 11.27.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — Catherine Devine had her first brush with an online bully in seventh grade, before she'd even ventured onto the Internet. Someone s...

Terrorism and the Internet: Candy Crowley's Interview With White House Advisor John Brennan

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Kraus

Candy Crowley in her interview this morning with White House advisor, John Brennan opened new and vital dialogue on terrorism and the Internet. She hit a home run in my world.

Get Gmail. Now. Or else.

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

During the course of the last year or so, I have detected a trend in corporate life that bears momentary scrutiny, then universal action by anybody wh...

Go Away -- Spam Scam Scum!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

The first time I got a certain form of spam, I was kind of flattered, until I saw the link and realized it was a creepy ruse to get people to contact the nefarious denizens of those web destinations.

Unacceptable Excuse of the Day

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

The ongoing AIG mess provides us with an interesting sidelight today -- the use of an excuse that is no longer acceptable in the unwired global universe in which we now live.

How Fat Was My Outlook

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

I guess it's harder to stay electronically fit than I thought. You start the day with good intentions, then you get into something with a lawyer, or a journalist, or one of the folks in Accounting, God help me, and pretty soon you've got a chain going that plumps you up and leaves your whole situation in terminal shape.