The rise of doxing: how to keep your secrets in a world where not even the CIA is safe

A decade ago, I wrote about the death of ephemeral conversation. As computers were becoming ubiquitous, some unintended changes happened, too: Before computers, what we said disappeared once we’d said it. Neither face-to-face conversations nor telephone conversations were routinely recorded. A permanent communication was something different and special; we called it correspondence.

Source: The rise of doxing: how to keep your secrets in a world where not even the CIA is safe

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One comment

  1. ianscyberspace · March 9

    If you are on wifi then there is no privacy in spite of paying big bucks to keep hackers out. It’s crazy, now the most potent wars are fought on the internet and your information is the reluctant soldiers as nations fight in cyberspace.

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