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Obama, YouTube, and Privacy

Posted in politics, privacy, social networking, surveillance by A on 8 December 08

You know how Obama is “bringin’ it to the people” via those Fireside Chat 2.0 things on YouTube? Well, besides it maybe kind of sort of being totally unfair (the addresses are uploaded to YouTube, MSN, and Yahoo!, giving smaller video hosting sights no respect and also placing the burden of bandwidth onto, mostly, YouTube, as the video on the change.gov site is embedded from there), it also presents some major privacy risks…

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A narrow difference is still a difference

Posted in politics by A on 21 October 08

Power, Politics, and Public Opinion: Noam Chomsky on the current election cycle. [via]