Tag Archives: politics

Does Wanting Privacy Make You Evil?

According to Google CEO Eric Schmidt: “If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.” This is the same stupid excuse we always hear from people who want to invade everyone’s privacy, and I’m sick of it. Incidentally, we need a good term […]

Death Threats Against Bloggers

First, there was what happened to Kathy Sierra. Now, it’s hitting Michael Arrington, too. I’m disturbed, and I don’t like this. I’m aware that some people take things like religion and politics so seriously that they’ll fight, kill or die over them. But Kathy Sierra wrote about making software as pleasing to users as possible. […]