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Media Blackout on Commeta

Posted by Alexander Hanff on April 28, 2015

Last week I wrote a piece about a new project called Commeta which is a global comment system allowing Internet users to comment on any content online without the fear of being censored.  The Kickstarter campaign seems to have hit a wall – which is odd given how many people have claimed to support the […]

iToons: Attribution and the Media…

Posted by David Harley on March 26, 2015

…or geolocating spooks, Bunny bugs, and the elephant in the room… Disclaimer: while I’m an independent author and consultant, I do work closely with one of the security companies mentioned in this article. However, while the starting point for this article is a blog article it recently published, this isn’t about generating extra Likes and […]

Steve Gold: a Journalist and a Gentleman

Posted by David Harley on January 14, 2015

I remember Steve as an amusing and knowledgeable conversationalist and commentator. As a journalist, he was outstanding.

Is WIRE a threat to Privacy?

Posted by Alexander Hanff on December 4, 2014

This week saw the launch of Skype Co-Founder Janus Friis’ new social communications application, WIRE.  There has been a great deal of noise about it in the press which is to be expected given Friis’ pedigree.  One of the points being made is that WIRE is based in Switzerland and complies with EU privacy laws, […]