Schneier on Security: Data Mining and Amazon Wishlists

Bruce Schneier points to an amazing article by Tom Owad, "Data Mining 101: Finding Subversives with Amazon Wishlists". In it, Owad reveals how simple it can be to use data mining techniques to profile people based on their public Amazon…

Is Google Watching Your Library Visits?

(via Google Weblog) Daniel Brandt at Google-Watch points out the possibility that Google's personally identifiable cookie could enable the FBI or other government authorities to see what books you read using Google Library via a subpoena. His particular concern is…