Stan Ward

About Stan Ward

Stan Ward has enjoyed writing for 50 years. Writing has been a comfortable companion to a successful business and teaching career for him. Find him on Google+.
EU to Copy US Cloud Act
The EU and the US may have their digital differences, but that’s not standing in the way of the EU…
Move Over Facebook – You’ve Got Company
Perhaps we are right to be roasting Facebook and grilling its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.  But many observers think we should…
Facebook is Under the Microscope – Why Not Google?
While Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, twisted in the wind on Capitol Hill in front of puzzled preening politicians, other knowledgeable…
Why Millennials Are Blasé About Privacy
Millennials don't seem to care that Facebook and other companies harvest their data for profit. At least that’s the premise…
Facebook Is Just One of Thousands of Companies Spying on You
When it comes to using and abusing our personal information, the spotlight is, as it should be, on Facebook. But…
Facebook Works with Shady Ad-Scammers
Cambridge Analytica is not the only firm to illicitly benefit from Facebook’s business model. Former Facebook employees who worked in…
CLOUD Act Passes R.I.P Privacy
By now you probably have learned the CLOUD Act (Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data), sneakily tucked into a 2300-page…
CLOUD Act Tramples Privacy
Amid the many crises and political shenanigans going on in Washington this week, quietly, covertly, and without fanfare, privacy suffered…
China To Ban People With Low Social Credit Scores From Travel
The Chinese government’s appetite for total surveillance and total control of its citizenry has taken a new twist which would…
The Facebook- Cambridge Analytica Scandal
Cambridge Analytica harvested information from the social media giant under the guise of ’’academic research,” but then illegally misused it…
How Silicon Valley Makes Employees Toe the Line
A recent article in the Guardian chronicles the uncomfortable travails of an employee at Silicon Valley giant Google. The journal…
Blockchain to Clash with New EU Privacy Law
Blockchain technology has many exciting potential applications that could solve (or facilitate the solving of) many problems facing us. Its…
The Feds Can Now Unlock iPhones Without Apple’s Help
For law enforcement types, the Holy Grail for defeating encryption and the rock-ribbed security of electronic devices would be the…
U.S. v Microsoft: After Oral Arguments, Much Doubt
It looks as though the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is between a rock and a hard place…
Facebook Under Fire Again In Europe
Perhaps unbeknownst to you, Facebook is able to follow your browsing habits without your consent, and monetize to the practice…