Digital footprints may embarass or worse: US privacy and technology laws could land practically anyone in jail

Flickr, Casey Konstantín We’ve all done questionably illegal things in our lives (allegedly), whether partaking in recreational drug use in college, sipping on alcohol in our parents’ basements well before reaching the legal drinking age, or other dubious acts we feel best left tucked away. Whether in admittance or not, sometimes we leave digital footprints […]

Why Occupy Wall Street cannot be taken seriously

The Occupy Wall Street movement seems to be losing the social momentum it has grasped onto for so long.  With the New York protesters evicted from Zuccotti Park, and L.A. and Philadelphia vacated as well, the media appears to be moving on.  And so should the protesters. There are a few things that bother me […]

Where’s the Message?

I’m confused. The message of the Occupy Wall Street protesters is indiscernible. The message is messages; cries for “Fiscal Responsibility,” and calling for the end of “Corporate corruption in Washington;” too much for too little time. The Occupy Wall Street campaign is a hell-bent grassroots effort for socioeconomic and political change. The motives are good, […]