Why your privacy matters
(I was going to add this to the "Facebook" thread but decided it deserved a place of its own.)
I was one of those who have believed that the Internet privacy issue was something that only the truly paranoid (and perhaps Law Enforcement)need be concerned about. It certainly wasn't something I personally needed to waste much time on.
Boy, was I wrong.
Glenn Greenwald in this TED talk explains why even perfectly law-abiding people need to take notice.
(Yeah, it is 20 minutes long -- 15 min. of monologue and a 5 min interview in which he discusses Edward Snowden but well worth it.)
Glenn Greenwald: Why privacy matters | Talk Video | TED.com
"It's tough to make predictions, especially when it involves the future." ~Attributed to many
"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is." ~(perhaps by) Yogi Berra
"Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge."~ Lau tzu