Wednesday, August 9, 2006

Wintermute Was Not Consulted

A startling example of the exposed nature of networked computer communications was provided to us by AOL when they published a library of user data that was supposed to be anonymous. Of course, anyone who asks for directions using Google or Mapquest has revealed their street address. And that is just one example of recoverable information. The story of one lady's searches was provided by the New York Times today. The technology is here for Big Brother, and he is slowly learning to use it. Continue to do what you will on the Internet, but don't think it's anonymous...

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