In a previous blog (http://bit.ly/10W2IYH) I described how the ‘black state’ (that which Mr Snowden uncovered) may damage both what governments may wish to obtain and many cloud vendors’ aspirations — if the ‘the little people’ (you and me) act. In this blog I am going to write from a more personal level about the... (read more)

The revelations from Mr Snowden about the US Government’s hidden abuse of, probably, its own citizens and, certainly. of non-US citizens have been an eye-opener. Those operating ‘in black’ (the ‘black state’) invariably prefer secrecy to transparency (much as happens with black economic activity that does not pay taxes). The consequences, however, of being caught... (read more)