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April 26, 2017  11:16 PM

Can Google Books Turn Into Spotify for Books?

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Books, copyright, Google, Storage

Isn’t it cool how you can search for a genre of music, run across a new-to-you recording artist, decide you like them, then be able to listen to a whole lot of their work? And then if you like them, you can buy their CDs or higher-quality recordings and keep them forever? Wouldn’t it be cool...

January 22, 2016  3:02 PM

California, New York Put Forth Useless Phone Encryption Bills

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Apple, Encryption, Google, phone, Security, smartphone

California and New York are each attempting to pass bills that they claim will help protect people against crime, but in reality would likely simply eliminate a source of sales tax revenue from the state: Each is putting forth a bill that would forbid smartphones with unbreakable encryption to be...


August 27, 2015  10:48 PM

You Could Mail Hard Drives to Google Cloud Before, You Know

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
AWS, Azure, cloud, Google

“OMG, did you hear? You can now mail a hard drive in to Google to store it on the cloud! Squee!” Not exactly. Hold your horses, people. Yes, it’s true that being able to mail a hard disk device for import into a cloud storage service helps a lot when you have a lot of data....


September 30, 2014  10:57 PM

Will Only Outlaws Be Able to Have Smartphone Encryption?

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Apple, Encryption, Google

Now that Apple and Google have announced that they will incorporate encryption in smartphones by default, the question is how long law-abiding Americans will be allowed to continue to have encryption at all. In case you missed it, Apple announced on September 17 that future editions of the...


August 25, 2014  11:50 PM

What Crimes Do Vendors Look for In Our Email?

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Email, Google, privacy, Security

We've written before about how people's storage privacy rights seem to go out the window whenever child pornography is mentioned, whether it's on hard disks and USB drives, the


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