Web Hosting Geeks posted an excellent guide to online privacy, encompassing various issues that we face today and going in depth on principles behind building security and privacy aware websites. It’s a great read for anyone and especially for bloggers or website owners.
An Android developer recently discovered a clandestine application called Carrier IQ built into most smartphones that doesn’t just track your location; it secretly records your keystrokes, and there’s nothing you can do about it. Is it time to put on a tinfoil hat? That depends on how you feel about privacy.