This Simple Action Forces Companies to Respect your Data

We are at an interesting crossroad when it comes to the issue of data privacy. For years it didn’t seem to be much of a concern as we generously shared our lives on social media,...


This Innocent App is Tracking You WEATHER You Like It or Not

This app tracks your every move. It knows where you are and where you’re going. Even when this app is in the background it’s tracking you all the way. This app is a mini-spy in...


How Photobucket Broke The Internet (And Why You Should Care)

What do you call an entity that holds over 10 BILLION pictures hostage… …One that blackmails over 100 MILLION people for $400 each? Photobucket, apparently. For those who...


Photo Sizes Are Exploding. Storage Space Is Standing Still. Should You Be Worried?

Storage Space is at a Premium. So what’s being done? As our smartphones and tablets get smarter, our on-device storage space continues to shrink.  The first real camera phone...


You Think Your Children’s Data Should Be Private…These Companies Don’t

Companies want your data. Whether you call it data collecting, data mining, data harvesting, or any other name, the bottom line is that companies want your data. The more data they...


You Don't Own Your Data... Here's Who Does

Do you own your photos? How many photos will you upload to an online service this year? How many have you uploaded in the past? Because of smartphones, a camera is always handy...


How “They” Can Listen To Every One of Your Conversations?

Do you put a piece of tape over your web camera? Mark Zuckerberg does. This is a thing and Zuckerberg really does it.  It’s also a thing you should think about if you have a web...


Exposed...Your Private Stuff

It’s not just about sexy pictures. When we talk about “sensitive” files some people’s minds tend to go to all the stories they hear about nude photos and sex tapes. But...