MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS) - With all of the news about the National Security Agency tracking our cell phones and e-mails, it’s easy to forget that it’s not just the federal government that is collecting information about us. Plenty of other folks have access to all sorts of data about our lives, and in many cases we don’t even know it is being collected.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS) -- Two things seem to have gotten people really stirred up about privacy lately: the revelations that the National Security Agency has a massive program of data mining, and the fact that so many companies are collecting an inordinate amount of data about each of us. But somehow not very many people seem to have put these two concerns together.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS) -- Can you sign away your right to criticize a company you do business with? Apparently some companies think you can, and may try to charge you a lot of money if you say anything bad about them.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS) -- The last few weeks have seen an outpouring of remembrances about President John Kennedy, and the impact of his assassination 50 years ago. We have seen retrospectives of his life, analyses of the assassination, and considerations of what might have been. But there is also a plethora of little-known stories that also deserve retrospection, analysis and consideration.