Tag: privacy

Why Facebook can’t be fixed: Part 2

I recently wrote a post claiming that it’s not possible to fix Facebook’s serious, and dangerous, flaws by merely tweaking or adjusting the current business. I argued that there are inherent flaws in the company’s platform, business model and leadership that that make it impossible to fix this platform without starting again from scratch. I hardly

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FT: “Would you pay for an ethical search engine?”

Don’t miss Jonathan Margoli’s short FT piece on whether consumer would pay for a private search engine or e-mail service. I know I would… Some highlights: I asked two of them if this liking was to their liking. The BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones appeared to “like” the New York Times. Is this so, I

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The “Google Future” and the Rise of the Privacy Market

It’s been a while since my last post — I on spring break watching the Cyprus meltdown — but I’m back after reading an interesting piece by Evgeny Morozov in the April 5th FT. Mororoz makes the argument that as convenient as Google’s search technology is, the company’s vision for a privacy-freee future is not

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