How to remain private on today’s Web ~ Gah!

Tholian Web Spock

When author Julia Angwin has to post a photo of herself online, she now prefers to use a stencil image of her face in order to avoid detection by facial recognition software.
Julia Angwin
Welcome to her paranoid world of trying to frustrate increasingly sophisticated snoops.

Reflecting on her experiment, Angwin writes, “I wasn’t happy with the toll that my countersurveillance techniques had taken on my psyche.” She continues, “The more I learned about who was watching me, the more paranoid I became. By the end… I was refusing to have digital conversations with my close friends without encryption. I began using my fake name for increasingly trivial transactions.”


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