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.
It's too easy to trick your Echo into spying on you
"Alexa, define privacy."
The bogus expert and social media chicanery of DC’s top cyber think tank
No, you can't block a zero-day.
In time for hacking season, the US has no cybersecurity coordinator
John Bolton puts a big “Hack Me” sign on America’s back.
DNA is just another way we can’t opt out of data sharing
Your family tree might contain a few bad apples.
How police are using corpses to unlock phones
Privacy, we never knew you.
Suicide, violence, and going underground: FOSTA’s body count
No traffickers were harmed in the enforcing of this law.
Tesla: Workplace safety, unions and the color yellow
Someone’s been too busy playing with flamethrowers.
Mark Zuckerberg got grilled by Congress. Was it worth it?
Did you know Facebook was started in a dorm room?
The uncovering of a fake Russian pundit
AKA the strange case of ‘David Jewberg,’ an imaginary Senior Pentagon Russia Analyst.