Archive for August, 2010

Wonder if this Richard Seah is the former journalist. Whatever, he’s completely right that the purpose of cashless transactions is to screw the consumer. Self before service | The Online Citizen. Many years ago, my sister ran a hawker stall and I once accompanied her to renew her hawker licence. As you know, most government […]

The importance of whistleblowers. Squirming out – The Standard. Thursday, August 05, 2010 Dennis Chong Octopus Cards chief executive Prudence Chan Pik-wah stepped down yesterday to quell the uproar over the sale of private data, but the company’s board was accused of allowing her a dignified exit. She will stay with the company for another […]

Your Privacy Online – What They Know – Notwithstanding the WSJ’s rabid right-wing leanings elsewhere in its editorial pages, this is a good series on the growth of user tracking across the web. The only criticism I have is that it only covers the activities of commercial advertisers. This article helpfully provides links to […]