Direct Marketing and Counter Profiling

September 06, 2007

Telemarketing can sometimes be a really annoying problem, especially since most of the time personal data of the customer is acquired. In order to empower the customer, EBGB from the Netherlands developed a counterscript for...

iPhone and SSN (Social security number)

July 05, 2007

Before you activate your iPhone, read this!

Blog entry, Michael Tiemann, July 4, 2007

Apple and AT&T are demanding customers reveal SSNs to activate their iPhones. That should be the lead of every technology and business...

article BBC news: Are my online friends for real?

July 03, 2007

By Rory Cellan-Jones, Technology Correspondent, BBC News

As Facebook continues its explosive growth here's one question troubling me. Are my friends for real?

ID theft on the rise in Canada, reveals survey (2007-06-18)

June 21, 2007

By: Nestor E. Arellano, senior writer,


A recent cross-country survey reveals that nearly one in 15 Canadians (seven per cent) has been a victim of the crime and one in six - or 16 per cent - knows...