Here&apos;s something nobody -- including apparently most of the people at Google -- knew until last week. In addition to the SSID and MAC address, Google&apos;s WiFi antennas were also siphoning off unencrypted data as it passed through wireless routers and out onto the InterWebs. That could potentially include email, passwords, Facebook or Twitter status updates, Web sites visited -- really, anything not protected by an encrypted SSL (https:) connection. in terms of the volume of information it possesses about ordinary citizens, it&apos;s pretty darned close. In some ways, Google knows more about you than Uncle Sam. And there are far fewer rules restricting what it&apos;s allowed to do with this information.
1. Watch Frontline:The Digital Nation
Running time approx: 1:30 hr.
5. “There is a tendency to be impulsive and not to always look at possible consequences, plus the sense of
invincibility that masks vulnerability beneath” Elaine Leader
6. “The reality is that nothing on Facebook is really confidential.
Facebook is founded on a radical social premise -- that an inevitable
enveloping transparency will overtake modern life."
7. The Machine is US/ing UsThe Machine is US/ing Us
8. Our Devices AreOur Devices Are MAKING USMAKING US SocialSocial
Read ↓Read ↓
9. Take the Quiz
10. The Importance of Critical Thinking Skills
Youth as actively constructing their social and
cultural worlds, not as innocent victims or
passive recipients of media messages
11. Facebook: The Entire Web Will Be Social
By Liz Gannes Apr. 21, 2010
• Social plugins are little widgets
that bring Facebook to the rest of
the web. They offer “instant
• Creates a persistent
relationship with you around
that content. Sites give Facebook
semantic information around the
thing you liked — for instance, the
title, type, genre and city for a
band you like on Pandora.
13. Privacy ParadoxPrivacy Paradox
An OxymoronAn Oxymoron
Young people will freely give up personal information to join
social networks on the Internet.
Afterwards, they are surprised when their parents read their
"There's a big difference between publicly available data and
Dr. Dana Boyd, co-author a newly published book:
Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media.
15. Where and how you give upWhere and how you give up
your privacyyour privacy
(anyone can badmouth you with the world and you may be helpless to stop it)
1. Messaging and online communication
2. Photo and video sharing sites
3. Giving reviews and opinions
4. Social bookmarking and tagging
5. Communities and groups
6. Virtual worlds and gaming
7. Collaboration and sharing
16. Protecting Your Privacy TutorialProtecting Your Privacy Tutorial
complete this two-part tutorialcomplete this two-part tutorial
17. Protecting Your Privacy TutorialProtecting Your Privacy Tutorial
18. Creepers ParadiseCreepers Paradise
~Facebook has got your number for the world to see~~Facebook has got your number for the world to see~
19. A word or two about passwordsA word or two about passwords
and…. hacking Facebookand…. hacking Facebook
• No birthdates or social security numbers
• No mother’s maiden name
• No universal password
• Yes to long passwords (over eight characters)
• Yes to random patterns – first letter of each word in
your favorite song with your favorite number.
• Yes to changing it frequently
THIS VIDEO IS FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE DANGERS OF BEING HACKED ON FACEBOOK.
DO NOT ATTEMPT THE PROCEDURES SHOWN!!
YOU WILL BE ASKED TO COMPLETE A SURVEY.
THIS IS A GRAVE DANGER IN AND OF ITSELFTHIS IS A GRAVE DANGER IN AND OF ITSELF
21. How Privacy Works on the NewHow Privacy Works on the New
Facebook GraphFacebook Graph
22. YourYour “How to Guide”“How to Guide”https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/01/how-protect-your-privacy-facebooks-graph-search
Use this link to check your Facebook Privacy.Use this link to check your Facebook Privacy.
No need to sign up for bitdefender service! This is free the other stuff isn’t.
24. How do you check out? This app will
help protect you.
25. Not Google too !#@Not Google too !#@
• Google has been Hoovering up data from open WiFi
networks around the world -- some 600 gigs' worth,
according to the AP -- which is tantamount to
wiretapping and may well violate federal and
• When Google sends its fleet of camera-equipped
cars into the streets to snap pictures of your
neighborhood for its Street View product, these cars
are also collecting something a little extra: The
name and unique MAC address of every open WiFi
network they encounter along the way.
26. What is dataWhat is data
how does it affect privacy?how does it affect privacy?
We need to educate ourselves by reading thoseWe need to educate ourselves by reading those
terms of service contracts,terms of service contracts, noting which sites arenoting which sites are
sharing and which ones arensharing and which ones aren’t’t as well as beingas well as being
vigilant as to what kind of personal data we’re sovigilant as to what kind of personal data we’re so
eagerly sharing with the world.eagerly sharing with the world.
27. Facebook users are notorious for sharing too much information.Facebook users are notorious for sharing too much information.
Foursquare doesn’t just broadcast your location to
your selected friends; it also serves as a game,
pairing virtual rewards with real activities.
28. Foursquare is a new social network where
users can post their current location to up
to 900 friends.
29. “These new technologies make it increasingly easy to share potentially sensitive personal
information, like your exact location. People might be over-sharing without knowing about it.
For example, you might relay your Foursquare location to your public Twitter account and by
doing this expose the message to the whole world (Twitter: "Our default is almost always to
make the information you provide public").
30. The owners have shut down the site , but you get the idea.The owners have shut down the site , but you get the idea.
31. Personal Story:Personal Story:
Took my family to Ireland.
A family member posted it on Facebook.
Our house was burglarized.