On the 26th May 2011 the EU Cookie Law came into force. This directive was the result of an EU investigation into online privacy and is aimed at increasing user awareness of privacy issues but more importantly it requires that websites obtain consent before storing cookies on the computer of visitors. There was a grace … Continued
With news this week that both the iPhone and Android phones track and store information about the owners location, and with neither company offering an explanation of their reasons for doing so, has it just become the accepted norm that our privacy is being steadily eroded, and there is nothing we can do about it … Continued
For many of us, social media has become an extension of other communications mediums, such as texting and emailing; however unlike those mediums, social media is not often one to one, and even more seldom private, as some celebrities have found to their cost.