What if my government doesn’t care about the economic cost of #InternetShutdowns?

The reality is, there have so far been no measures that have successfully prevented errant governments from executing mass web blockades.   After close to three months without Internet access, last week the Anglophone regions of Cameroon finally saw the lifting of an Internet ban that was imposed in January in response to anti-government protests in that country. It is estimated that Cameroon realised close to US $5 million in economic loses attributable to the shutdown.…

These Should Be Your 5 Technology Resolutions For 2017

As long as you are an everyday technology and Internet user, a deluge of digital threats is increasingly confronting you, and pretty soon, protecting yourself may start to feel overwhelming.   Consider getting off Facebook and getting an actual life You probably check Facebook over a dozen times a day and cannot possibly imagine life without it. Perhaps just the thought of leaving Facebook is hard, especially when most of your family and friends are…