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.
When China hoards its hackers everyone loses
The country is MIA at one of the year's most important security competitions.
MoviePass: The new face of unbridled data greed
Yet another horrific "hold my beer" moment with our personal data.
How 'sex trafficking' just opened the censorship floodgates
Throwing sex workers under the bus is actually the oldest profession.
No, postcards won’t solve our Russian interference problem
Denial is not a river in Egypt.
How security became more important than convenience
It's still the reverse for Equifax, though.
Facebook patents tech to determine social class
Might want to unfriend some poor people before clicking on that credit score ad.
Strava’s fitness heatmaps are a 'potential catastrophe'
You can run (or bike), but you can’t hide from big-data irresponsibility.
Voting-machine makers are already worried about Defcon
♫•*¨*•.¸¸:*¨¨*: (:-) AAA+++ seller, would hack again (-:) :*¨¨*:.•*¨*•♫♪
Facebook's fake war on fake news
Zuck just gave your racist uncle a bigger platform to stand on.