Attempts to stay anonymous on the web will only put the NSA on your trail

The story of Janet Vertesi’s attempts to conceal her pregnancy from the forces of online marketers shows just how Kafkaesque the internet has become When searching for an adjective to describe our comprehensively surveilled networked world – the one bookmarked by the NSA at one end and by Google, Facebook, Yahoo and co at the other – “Orwellian” is the word that people generally reach for. But “Kafkaesque” seems more appropriate. The term is conventionally […]

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