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

03.02.18
How 'sex trafficking' just opened the censorship floodgates
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How 'sex trafficking' just opened the censorship floodgates

Throwing sex workers under the bus is actually the oldest profession.

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02.09.18
Facebook patents tech to determine social class
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Facebook patents tech to determine social class

Might want to unfriend some poor people before clicking on that credit score ad.

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02.02.18
Strava’s fitness heatmaps are a 'potential catastrophe'
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Strava’s fitness heatmaps are a 'potential catastrophe'

You can run (or bike), but you can’t hide from big-data irresponsibility.

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01.26.18
Voting-machine makers are already worried about Defcon
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Voting-machine makers are already worried about Defcon

♫•*¨*•.¸¸:*¨¨*: (:-) AAA+++ seller, would hack again (-:) :*¨¨*:.•*¨*•♫♪

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