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50 Best Blogs for Privacy Nuts by e-Justice Blog I am really pleased to see “The Privacy Blog” listed #1 on this list of  “50 Best Blogs for Privacy Nuts”. The other blogs on the list are worth checking out.

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Doug Feaver – Listening to the Dot-Comments – washingtonpost.com I am quite impressed with this article by a former executive editor of the Washington Post. He makes a strong case for the importance of anonymous comments. Attribution immediately leads to self censorship. Anonymous comments give a much better picture of what people really think rather […]

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Chinese Bloggers Scale The Great Firewall In Riots Aftermath – WSJ.com In a triumph of low tech, Chinese bloggers are evading the Chinese national censorship system by simply converting their posts to read right to left rather than left to right.Clearly this is only a short term solution, and the government will adapt quickly, but […]

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Fledgling Rebellion on Facebook Is Struck Down by Force in Egypt – washingtonpost.com  For a short time Facebook became the center of a fledgling activist movement in Egypt. Over 74,000 people registered on a Facebook page devoted to this issue. It became the primary communications path for this group, and enabled its explosive growth. It also […]

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My purpose in creating this blog is to address trends and issues in online privacy and security. Having been in the trenches in these areas since around 1992, I bring a very applied, practical, and pragmatic viewpoint to the discussion. My personal perspective is based in the strong principles of privacy and free speech. These […]

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