2013 12 20 ALJ Shoppers checked out as retail giants receive holiday gift of Big Data | Al Jazeera America

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/12/20/big-data-gift-tobigretailconcernsconsumers.html Shoppers checked out as retail giants receive holiday gift of Big Data Big Retail is watching you; in-store, mobile and online analytics give companies troves of data the that NSA might envy… Continue reading

2013 12 16 NYT The Black Hole of Terrorism Watch Lists – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/16/opinion/the-black-hole-of-terrorism-watch-lists.html The Black Hole of Terrorism Watch Lists In 2005, a Stanford doctoral student named Rahinah Ibrahim tried to check in at the San Francisco airport for a flight to a conference in… Continue reading

2013 12 27 NYT Utah Ruling Means No Respite for the Supreme Court on Same-Sex Marriage – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/27/us/utah-ruling-means-no-respite-for-the-supreme-court-on-same-sex-marriage.html?ref=samesexmarriage&_r=0 Utah Ruling Means No Respite for the Supreme Court on Same-Sex Marriage WASHINGTON — In June, when the Supreme Court stopped short of deciding whether the Constitution guaranteed a right to same-sex… Continue reading

2013 12 30 NYT Utah Judge Unexpected as a Hero to Gay People – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/30/us/utah-ruling-on-marriage-puts-judge-in-spotlight.html?emc=edit_tnt_20131230&tntemail0=y&_r=0&_r=0 Utah Judge Unexpected as a Hero to Gay People DENVER — For a judge who would go on to make same-sex marriage legal in Utah, a deep-red state where streets in the… Continue reading

2013 12 15 NYT Disruptions: Internet’s Sad Legacy: No More Secrets – NYTimes.com

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/disruptions-internets-sad-legacy-no-more-secrets/?ref=technology&_r=0 Disruptions: Internet’s Sad Legacy: No More Secrets By NICK BILTONJ. Emilio Flores for The New York Times Snapchat says that private images are stored on its own servers. “Forensically, even after they… Continue reading

2013 05 28 RAND Corporation (Briefly) Publishes Sobering Report On Workplace Wellness Programs – Forbes

http://www.forbes.com/sites/danmunro/2013/05/28/rand-corporation-briefly-publishes-sobering-report-on-workplace-wellness-programs/ RAND Corporation (Briefly) Publishes Sobering Report On Workplace Wellness Programs For a short period of time last Friday, the RAND Corporation’s much anticipated final report on Workplace Wellness was available online. At… Continue reading

2013 12 19 NYT Turn Off the Data Vacuum – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/opinion/turn-off-the-data-vacuum.html?hp&rref=opinion Turn Off the Data Vacuum In the days after one of the biggest national security leaks in United States history revealed the existence of vast, largely unchecked government surveillance programs, President Obama… Continue reading

2013 12 19 NYT Target Investigates Breach Involving Credit Card Data – NYTimes.com

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/target-looking-into-security-breach/?hp Target Investigates Breach Involving Credit Card Data By NICOLE PERLROTHChris O’Meara/Associated Press Cybercriminals appear to have targeted the point-of-sale systems in Target’s retail stores, which collect information from customers’ credit and debit… Continue reading

2013 12 15 AJZ Drone on the range: a Colorado town goes hunting for unmanned aircraft | Al Jazeera America

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2013 12 19 NYT Obama is Urged to Sharply Curb N.S.A. Data Mining – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/us/politics/report-on-nsa-surveillance-tactics.html?hp&pagewanted=print Obama is Urged to Sharply Curb N.S.A. Data Mining WASHINGTON — A panel of outside advisers urged President Obama on Wednesday to impose major oversight and some restrictions on the National Security… Continue reading