Violet Blue

Journalist

Ms. Violet Blue (tinynibbles.com, @violetblue) is a the author of the forthcoming book How To Be A Digital Revolutionary. She is a freelance investigative reporter on hacking and cybercrime, as well as a noted columnist. She is an advisor to Without My Consent, and a member of the Internet Press Guild. Ms. Blue has made regular appearances on CNN and The Oprah Winfrey Show and is frequently interviewed, quoted, and featured in a variety of outlets including BBC, Newsweek, and the Wall Street Journal. She has authored and edited award-winning, best selling books in eight translations and was the San Francisco Chronicle's sex columnist. Her conference appearances include ETech, LeWeb, CCC, and the Forbes Brand Leadership Conference, plus two Google Tech Talks. The London Times named Blue one of “40 bloggers who really count.” Ms. Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. Find out more about her work in writing, sexuality, security, and privacy on her Patreon.

Articles by Violet Blue

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09.29.17
Americans are horrified by DHS plan to track immigrants on social media
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Americans are horrified by DHS plan to track immigrants on social media

The government is turning Facebook into a new kind of surveillance tool.

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09.22.17
Why Equifax’s error wasn’t hiring someone with a music degree
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Why Equifax’s error wasn’t hiring someone with a music degree

Turns out that what you studied is a terrible indicator of infosec skills.

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