Archives: Privacy

“For The Children” is the new last refuge of the scoundrel

October 1, 2014 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on “For The Children” is the new last refuge of the scoundrel | Filed in: Kevin, Law, Politics, Privacy, Technology.

“Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.” – Samuel Johnson “Attorney General Eric Holder ripped technology companies Tuesday that he said are ‘thwarting’ the federal government’s ability to stop child abuse” – Time Magazine Mr. Holder, please stop. My privacy is, well, MY privacy, not yours. If that means it’s a little bit harder • Read More »

Free to be you and me

February 10, 2014 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Free to be you and me | Filed in: Culture, Democrats, Economics, Kevin, Law, politcs, Politics, Privacy.

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office released its assessment of Obamacare’s impact on the jobs market, and the message it sent to the few remaining supporters of the law was brutal. In its new budget outlook, CBO very clearly states that Obamacare amounts to an implicit tax on work and workers that will reduce employment • Read More »

The Delusionist

June 17, 2013 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on The Delusionist | Filed in: architecture, Democrats, GOP, Kevin, Law, politcs, Politics, Privacy.

Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies aboveDon’t fence me inLet me ride through the wide open country that I loveDon’t fence me inLet me be by myself in the evenin’ breezeAnd listen to the murmur of the cottonwood treesSend me off forever but I ask you pleaseDon’t fence me in – • Read More »

Missed us again

March 9, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Missed us again | Filed in: Kevin, Privacy.

The government of Sweden has been listening to their citizen’s phone calls for years and years, without their knowledge. Further proof of what I said here.

The Canadians are Coming! The Canadians are Coming!

February 7, 2007 | By admindude | Comments Off on The Canadians are Coming! The Canadians are Coming! | Filed in: Humor, Privacy, Todd.

/. reports that a Canadian company (apparantly based in Calgary) is busy attempting to shoot pictures of every house in America.  They’re busy photographing homes in Tucson and raising privacy concerns.  In this month alone, they are planning to start photographing houses in 170 cities. If I read the Arizona Daily Star correctly, they’ve already • Read More »