Amazon Echo, the new devil in disguise

If you want to make people do things which are not in their interest, you must make them think those things are good for them. Just like with Amazon Echo, show the immediate advantages, exaggerate the benefits, appeal to the feelings, emphasize the convenience, make it cheap or free and “prevent” people…

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Big Brother is not only in the West

When there is something wrong in our country we tend to think that the grass is always greener on the other side. That is especially the case when it is about Russia, the former leader of the Communist world and the Soviet Union, now seen by many as a new hope.…

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Not only big companies invade your privacy

Unless it is for charity or ideals, nobody offers things for free. This is also the case on the Internet. Gmail, Hotmail and others offer free services but spy on you, sell your data or make money with advertising etc. Some small websites even try to install spyware or trojan…

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Is digital security & privacy only a dream?

Software and applications (hush mail) which supposedly protect your digital security and privacy are often the ones violating them. Now the US federal government has banned the use of Kaspersky, a Russian anti virus software. The Russians are however not the only ones who are spying with software. Also American,…

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Protecting personal info goes wrong, again

If you concentrate power and information in the hands of a few, disasters will happen. If you write all your passwords, card codes and other sensitive information on a single paper and put it in an envelope together with your passport, bank & credit cards and other important documents you…

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