Recovered Writing: Undergraduate Technologies of Representation Final Essay Response on Communication Tech and World of Warcraft, Dec 8, 2004

This is the fourteenth post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for traditional publication, and posting those essays as-is on my blog in the hope of engagingContinue reading “Recovered Writing: Undergraduate Technologies of Representation Final Essay Response on Communication Tech and World of Warcraft, Dec 8, 2004”

Julian Assange Claims that Massive Holes in iTunes and Other Software Make Widespread Surveillance Easy

According to a report on the International Business Times by Alistair Charlton: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange claims that there is a “flaw” in Apples iTunes that is used by surveillance companies to take over users computers. In a private interview with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism before giving a talk in London on Thursday, AssangeContinue reading “Julian Assange Claims that Massive Holes in iTunes and Other Software Make Widespread Surveillance Easy”

A Look at iPhone Tracking Information

UPDATE: Wired Magazine covers why Apple is collecting this data here. Their reporting relies on Apple’s written response to congressional members here. BoingBoing, Al Franken, and Slashdot (here and here–the latter says don’t panic and here–Android does it too) have all rang the alarum bells over Apple’s iOS 4’s storing information about where owner’s goContinue reading “A Look at iPhone Tracking Information”