Invasion of privacy: employer style

The state of Illinois has officially made it illegal for employers to ask for social media passwords, and/or access to social media accounts in the form of friend requests. Firms go to great lengths to monitor employees and while a lot of people are breathing easy, in Illinois at least, employers still have a plethora…

ACTA 2.0: A Sneakier Approach to Implementing SOPA?

Piracy on the web has been prevalent over the last decade and easily committed deliberately and unknowingly through file sharing websites such as torrents that allow users to illegally download videos and music. But when SOPA was proposed, a wave of information freedom fighters stood up to prevent stronger regulation – the kind that would…

Changing The Way We Watch TV

Since the creation and widespread uptake of the television set, it was always the same situation – TV programmes aired at particular times and prior to video and DV recorders, we sat avidly watching our favourite programmes and fitting our lives around the TV schedule. For decades this remained the same way but since the…

Cloud storage: Google vs Apple vs Microsoft

There was a time when 10 GB was enough space needed for data, but with advancements in technology, people need more and more space. With space they need security of their data as well as backup too. Now people have hard drives in TB, but still there are times when people need their data and…