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Post 9/11 America has increasingly become a security state. Spying on the population is now commonplace. Local police forces have been militarized. Borders, points of entry, especially airports, and border regions have become the scene of long lines with questionable outcomes.


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In the current moment much of the concern about privacy online and otherwise has been overwhelmed by Trump, inequality, racism and other matters. The NSA and other spies, government and corporate, are not taking a vacation.  I wrote earlier about this in  “The Uses of Metadata – an experiment you can conduct with your own life’s metadata” in July, 2013.Recently I revisited Immersion: a people-centric view of your email life, the…

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Revisiting MetaData – Your Life Made Visible
November 17, 2016

In the current moment much of the concern about privacy online and otherwise has been overwhelmed by Trump, inequality, racism and other matters. The NSA and other spies, government and corporate, are not taking a vacation.  I wrote earlier about this in  “The Uses of Metadata – an experiment you can conduct with your own life’s metadata” in July, 2013.Recently I revisited Immersion: a people-centric view of your email life, the…

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