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Anonymous Prepaid Credit Card Options

Sunday, December 30th, 2007

PLEASE READ – UPDATE – July 6th, 2008: This post has been merged into a page. Please go here for the full information: http://www.theprivacyguy.com/anonymous-credit-debit-cards So here’s the list of Prepaid Credit Cards I will be investigating and detailing the conditions and requirements: GreenDot WebSecret Vanilla Visa Privacash All-Access Gift Card компютри Simon Gift Card If […]

Facebook and the Government

Wednesday, May 9th, 2007

Here’s a great, albeit scary, video I found on the web entitled “Does what happens in the Facebook stay in the Facebook?”. It’s a video about the possible involvement and relationship of Facebook with the federal government. At just 4 minutes in length, it won’t take you long to watch it. I highly encourage you, […]

Talking CCTV Cameras in UK

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

How long before the ‘talking’ CCTV cameras in the UK become perpetrators of noise pollution? This is just hysterical. The UK is actually implementing CCTV cameras in 20 areas across the region that will talk to you if it sees you breaking certain laws or ordinances such as littering, fighting and other “criminal damages”. Are […]

Google To Anonymize User Search Data

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

This news is so awesome. Google announced in their blog on March 14th, 2007, that they would begin anonymizing user search data after 18-24 months. Upon further reading of their Privacy Policies and Log Retention FAQ, it appears this new policy won’t actually go into effect until sometime near the end of 2007. However, it’s […]

Magnetic Stripe Card Reading

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

A few months ago I used to be very interested in mag stripe reading and what data was contained on the back of a lot of various cards.  You know the ones I’m talking about.  You see them everyday on your student ID, drivers license, credit cards, frequent flyer miles, etc.  I’ve always wondered just […]