Privacy

Don’t erase history

Not everyone should have the right to be forgotten.Continue...

Internet needs regulation

While resolutions to Internet privacy concerns aren’t forthcoming, more should be done to prevent corporations from looking at the content of user emails.Continue...

When security endangers safety

According to his mother, Jesse Galganov used his iPhone to contact his loved ones every day, as most of us do. Now Galganov is missing, his mother is fighting for Apple and T-Mobile to tell authorities where and when he last used it and in this case, common sense appears to have been suspended.Continue...

SGPS council meeting highlights internal privacy issues

On September 13, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) held their first council meeting of the academic year.Continue...

A guide to a strategic social media game

The initial vision of the Internet was to build a community of anonymity: a place where you could reinvent yourself. For the most part, this vision collapsed with the advent of social media.Continue...

How to send nude photos safely

We live in a (cyber)world where just about everyone has a camera phone. This means a lot of fun and games for couples, including sexting and sending explicit photos. However, with all of this new technology, there are also a ton of hackers with a keen interest in obtaining these photos.Continue...

Medical details not a right

Rob Ford’s detailed medical disclosure was the right decision, but his situation shouldn’t set a precedent where we demand health information from our leaders as though it were a right.Continue...

Learn the cloud

On Sunday night, hundreds of nude photos of A-list celebrities were stolen from Apple’s iCloud service and leaked online. The result was public outrage as individuals likened the theft to sexual violation.Continue...

Scanners Invasive

In order to attend a fraternity or sorority party at Cornell University, students must have their university student ID cards electronically scanned by iPods at the door of fraternity and sorority parties at Cornell University.Continue...