Tag: prism

We need Big Tech to protect us from Big Brother says Jeff Jarvis (theguardian.com)

We need Big Tech to protect us from Big Brother | Jeff Jarvis | Comment is free | theguardian.com. Yonathan Zunger, the chief architect of Google+, said this after the Guardian’s and Glenn Greenwald’s first revelations were published: I can tell you that it is a point of pride, both ...

Must-read: the NSA Is Commandeering the Internet – Bruce Schneier – The Atlantic

Great peace by Bruce Schneier, amplifying the concerns voiced in my recent posts on why PRISM is such a big deal. Bruce nails it all the way. The NSA Is Commandeering the Internet – Bruce Schneier – The Atlantic. It turns out that the NSA’s domestic and world-wide surveillance apparatus is ...

▶ Has the Gov’t Lied on Snooping? Let’s Go to the Videotape… (must watch re PRISM affair & surveillance)

▶ Has the Gov’t Lied on Snooping? Let’s Go to the Videotape – YouTube.

One Nation Under CCTV: fabulous illustration

One Nation Under CCTV, a photo by tj.blackwell on Flickr. “What kind of world we are creating? It is the exact opposite of the hedonistic Utopias that the old reformers imagined. Something huge, terrible, and glittering—a world of steel and concrete, of monstrous machines and terrifying weapons.” – George Orwell’s Nineteen ...

How Much Will PRISM Cost the U.S. Cloud Computing Industry – download this PDF!

How Much Will PRISM Cost the U.S. Cloud Computing Industry – 2013-cloud-computing-costs.pdf. Found via Statista Read my posts on PRISM

Meet me October 22 in Zurich : discussion with Andrew Keen, on privacy

What does privacy mean in a connected world? Tuesday 22 October, 7.00pm until 9.00pm, Zunftsaal, Blue Monkey, Zunfthaus zur Schneidern. Stüssihofstatt 3 – 8001 Zürich From Google and Facebook to Government surveillance, our data is being mined behind our backs. But should we be surprised? When the product is free, we ...

The Internet As We Know It Is On Its Deathbed says Janet Allon (Alternet)

This article is a total must-read – really made me think. Best nuggets are below. The original vision of the Internet, where information and media is freely shared, without one’s computer strokes and searches being metered, tracked, traced, archived, dissected, marketed and warehoused in government data banks, is dead. And that’s ...

Timely quote by Peter Drucker: “in times of turbulence the biggest danger is to act with yesterday’s logic”

Loved this one and thought I would share it with you; it’s a perfect fit for President Obama’s attitude re. PRISM and the NSA affair.

Portuguese version of HBR guest post: Boycott U.S. Tech Platforms Over PRISMGate? Um chamado ao boicote às plataformas de tecnologia norte-americanas sob vigilância das agências de segurança nacional dos US (thanks to Flavio Gut)

English version here.  Tradução: Flavio Gut (www.flaviogut.com) Twitter. Download the PDF of the original English FuturistGerd.com post: PRISM Futures Ultimatum Gerd Leonhard  Download this post as PDF: Portuguese version of HBR guest post Boycott U.S. Tech plataformas de tecnologia norte-americanas sob vigilância das agências de segurança nacional dos US (thanks to Flavio ...

Video: Doug Stephens (Retail-Prophet) and Gerd Leonhard discuss the PRISM/NSA affair and what it means for the future of big data and commerce

Doug and me just finished a pretty snappy Google Hangout on the topic of how the PRISM / NSA / Snowden affair will impact consumer behavior, e-commerce, big data business models and cloud computing.  Doug really knows his stuff and is always great fun to talk to, find out more ...

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