Ms. Violet Blue (tinynibbles.com, @violetblue) is the author of the 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.
Why PayPal’s crackdown on ASMR creators should worry you
Misogyny, weaponized (again).
The US government comes for Google, Facebook, and Twitter
To the absolute delight of telco lobbyists.
New lawsuit shows your phone is unsafe at American borders
CBP = Customs and Border Profiling
About that Facebook trust ranking
The company no one trusts is… automating how it trusts users.
How Google’s location-tracking issue affects you
Watching Google watch us.
Anonymous deals with its QAnon branding problem
A contagion of disinformation.
When your Uber driver is a spy
Another attack vector brought to you by the gig economy.
The first ‘blockchain baby’ is here
Using the crypto craze for good.
Mark Zuckerberg: CEO, billionaire, troll
Alright, who did Mark’s history homework for him?