It’s Totally Wild Wild West on the Internet

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.

“Choose you next witticism carefully Mr Bond, it may be your last”Goldfinger

Cat safety tips

Cat safety tips

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.