Judith Heumann learned early on that if she was going to be part of society she'd have to fight for the right.
Mobile technology is essentially dematerializing all forms of capital into cloud-based commodities. It sounds so futuristic, but the reality is feudal: Our money, our friends, our whereabouts, even our thoughts and desires, are being siphoned into corporate servers, turning us into digital serfs.
The Swiss Embassy attack came after authorities discovered six Greece 'parcel bombs' addressed to French President Sarkozy and foreign embassies across Athens.
US authorities have ramped up screening of cargo on passenger and freight-only flights since 9/11. But explosive materials in suspicious packages from Yemen, found aboard two cargo planes, suggest that terrorists might be seeking weak points in the cargo-screening system.
The Obama death group, the South Park Muhammad episode, and even the Supreme Court case about a Christian student group point to a common lesson for today’s social-media age: We cannot foster freedom from a veil of anonymity.