Yes, we’ve fallen in love with a technology that is beneficial and harmful. I’m talking about the Internet.
From cyber stalkers – bullies – thieves and the most insidious — government spying.
Edward Snowden might have hurt himself, but he sounded a warning, that is, everyone is at risk once they enter this world-wide phenomenon. Super computers no longer require huge floor space and it’s not a crime if you don’t get caught, according to some. If you’re government sponsored, meaning a contractor working on behalf of a myriad of agencies, you have carte blanche.
What most people think, or want to believe, is that if they don’t know about something, then it’s really not a problem. Out of sight, out of mind. It’s not that way, even if you wish it so.
Here’s a clever site that has a little fun with suggestions you might find helpful to stay safer on the Internet. Click on the globe –>
Whatever you do, don’t get lulled into a false sense of security, and know once you put it out on the web, you no longer control it.