The Surveillance Society Is Here, and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself
Opinion

The Surveillance Society Is Here, and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

George Orwell’s 1984 featured a dystopian England, and indeed, a world, of three superstates that all ran according to the same principles. Eternal war, eternal ignorance, and eternal subservience, whether realized or not. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU was this book’s addition to the American lexicon for many, many people. The means of surveillance were…

iPhones Secretly Send Call History to Apple
Technology

iPhones Secretly Send Call History to Apple

Apple emerged as a guardian of user privacy this year after fighting FBI demands to help crack into San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone. The company has gone to great lengths to secure customer data in recent years, by implementing better encryption for all phones and refusing to undermine that encryption. But private information still escapes from Apple…