Online privacy concerns have generated a lot of buzz in the media lately. Tracking cookies, privacy abuses on Facebook and Pinterest, location-based services that give away more than web users would like to share with their peers – all have made headlines and raised the issue of stricter online privacy regulation.
What is okay to post on Facebook these days? There’s everything from ultra sound pictures to death announcements to bikini pictures. Is there a line? Should there be one? Consider for a minute who is on your friend list… old bosses, people you might want to work with or for in the future, your grandmother, your little cousin and what about the guy you went to high school with who is now a cop?
Do you want your kid to spend more time doing homework when he’s at the computer? And less time playing games, chatting with friends or strangers, downloading music, streaming movies and exploring the web for fun content to share?
Of course, my pals at BullGuard were spot on with what they told us about the new specs on the new iPhone 5, pre-launch. To recap:
How many times a day do you go on to Google or Yahoo!? One of them might even be set as your home page, simply because you constantly rely on the site to search for everything from finding a local handyman to restaurant reviews to sports news. Both are reputable sites, so why would you need to be concerned with your internet security?