Legislative attempts to curb paparazzi haven't done much to rein in their behavior, and new technology has added avenues and immediacy to posting video and capitalizing on the pop-culture hunger for…
When Google Glass debuts next year, the way we tell stories and watch others tell them may start to change in significant ways. And not just for the people who upload their life moments onto YouTube.
Glass is a new form of digital narcissism that drags in unknowing bystanders. It shrinks the private sphere and makes the public realm even more public.
Does a comedy about a government's Big Brother-like surveillance trivialize the issue -- or can deft satire raise awareness of abuses of power? Either way, Condé Nast is hoping people click on Wired…
Citing privacy concerns, a U.S. representative has introduced legislation that would force video providers to display the message "We are watching you" if they use devices with cameras that monitor…
Twice during "Rites of Privacy," performer-writer David Rhodes seems genuinely in control.
Jory Burton, an agent with Sotheby's International Realty in Beverly Hills, has a celebrity client who won't look at a property unless it meets one very specific qualification. "It has to pass the…
For Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kansas), privacy apparently trumps piracy. The solon wants to make it far more difficult for everyone to force Internet service providers like Verizon to cough up names of…
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