Tag Archives: Google

Hacking causing headaches for Chinese Government

Strategy Page has this article about hacking in China (where, apparently,”it is still cheaper to steal than write your own code”). Unless given a suitable Chinese substitute many more Chinese will take the effort to learn the techniques that enable them to circumvent the Chinese national firewall and content filtering system. China does not want to […]

The Google and Facebook Bubbles

I’ve been reading Slate again. Today I found an article by Siva Vaidhyanathan arguing that Google and Facebook are interested in wrapping us in information cocoons. The argument he is making is that allowing ourselves to be wrapped in a cocoon of happiness, which both Google and Facebook are attempting to present us, is bad for democratic […]