Stan Ward

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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+.
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Apple Pulls NYT Apps from Stores in China
Apple Pulls NYT Apps from Stores in China
In a disturbing and slightly surprising development, it has been confirmed that the New York Times’ English and Chinese-language apps have been removed from…
How Fake News Exaggerations Affect Privacy
How Fake News Exaggerations Affect Privacy
At the heart of attacks on "fake news" is delegitimizing the outcome of the US presidential elections, and the promotion…
Ashley Madison Settles Complaint with FTC
Ashley Madison Settles Complaint with FTC
Selective enjoyment of privacy rights and dispensing digital security based on your politics, or worse, your personal predilections (regardless of…
Looking Back at 2016 and Glimpsing at the New Year
Looking Back at 2016 and Glimpsing at the New Year
Happy New Year everyone, from me and all of us at BestVPN.com! Well, 2016 is in the books. And what…
Pompeo CIA Nod Draws Fire from Right and Left
Pompeo CIA Nod Draws Fire from Right and Left
Privacy advocates and civil libertarians are aghast over President-elect Donald Trump’s decision on who will run the CIA during his…
Silicon Valley Titans Trek to Trump Tower
Silicon Valley Titans Trek to Trump Tower
“A fool and his money are soon parted,” wrote poet Thomas Tusser a few hundred years ago. Silicon Valley moguls…
Incoming CIA Head Weighs in on Big Issues
Incoming CIA Head Weighs in on Big Issues
President-elect Trump continues to confound critics with his picks to be part of his administration. He rounded out his intelligence-related…
Russia Joins China for Red Web Collaboration
Russia Joins China for Red Web Collaboration
While the construction of the “great firewall of Russia," which began with Russia's most recent decision to block LinkedIn, rolls on,…
Rule 41 Changes – Privacy Under Siege From FBI
Rule 41 Changes – Privacy Under Siege From FBI
"We can’t give unlimited power for unlimited hacking - putting Americans’ civil liberties at risk." So said Sen. Steve Daines,…
Encryption and Cyber Security Concerns as Tech Leaders Beseech Trump
Encryption and Cyber Security Concerns as Tech Leaders Beseech Trump
Having backed the wrong horse in the recently concluded US presidential election, leaders of the tech industry, headed by behemoths…
Facebook is Under Fire for Spreading Fake News
Facebook is Under Fire for Spreading Fake News
Facebook, the company that single-handedly distributes and filters information to over a billion people every day, is under fire for…
Net Neutrality May Be in Trouble Under Trump
Net Neutrality May Be in Trouble Under Trump
With the election of Republican Donald Trump, net neutrality - the principle that any internet service provider must permit access…
President Trump and the Outlook for Privacy Rights, Digital Rights and IT in General
President Trump and the Outlook for Privacy Rights, Digital Rights and IT in General
An election earthquake occurred in the United States last Tuesday, the reverberations of which are likely to be felt for…
Silicon Valley in Shock Over Trump Victory
Silicon Valley in Shock Over Trump Victory
The contentious, often raucous, and sometimes raunchy (thanks to the winner) US presidential election is now over. Among those licking…
TED to Offer Anonymous Commentary
TED to Offer Anonymous Commentary
With the raucous rhetoric of the US presidential campaign still ringing in our ears, a novel idea is being floated…