Identity

30 July 2021

Should You Trust Big Tech with Your Identity?

The battle between convenience and privacy has been going on for years. We’re comfortable using Apple or Google digital wallets to pay for our morning coffee or scan our airline…

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Technology

11 May 2021

The Smartphone Conspiracy

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? There’s a good chance you check your smartphone. They are with us from the moment we get up until we…

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Technology

2 March 2021

Metadata: Why You Should Care About It

This article is written by guest blogger Geoff Glave, a Decentralist at Manyone. Several messaging apps claim that their communications are encrypted “end-to-end”—meaning no one can read your messages. So when…

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Technology

15 April 2020

When times get tough, don’t be like a lemming

If you aren’t familiar with lemmings, they are small squirrel-type animals that have a legendary quirk. When threatened, they follow their leaders in one big crowd right off a cliff…

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Technology

26 February 2020

The Internet is full of Frankenstein’s monsters

Recently, I was a featured speaker at Blockchain Technology Symposium (BTS 2020). Didn’t see my talk? Thankfully, organizers recorded a video of it. As part of my talk, I challenged my audience…

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Technology

13 February 2020

Is the FTC saying it’s “Game Over”​ for Big Tech?

The FTC recently sent this tweet from their Twitter account: Government agencies don’t haphazardly announce who they’re investigating. By the time they make their investigations public, quite a bit of…

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