links for 2009-09-05
Online privacy is not a game. No, wait – turns out it is.
We're constantly being warned about the need to protect our privacy online, and yet still many of us carry on merrily hooting facts about our lives to complete strangers on the internet, and signing away our personal details to companies on the promise that we'll get shiny new web toys. How do you get the message across to people that they're being a bit daft online?
Channel 4's ace new show – Smokescreen "This September, Channel 4 and Six to Start are launching Smokescreen, a 13-part web adventure about online privacy, identity and trust."