In 2012 I wrote a piece for the Huffington Post about what price do we pay for losing our privacy in the name of safety? The subject is still very pertinent today as it was when we were all discussing warrantless wiretapping by the Federal Bureau of Investigating (FBI).
I asked how much privacy are we willing to give up ensuring our safety against possible terrorist attacks?
Still not sure … Read the rest
The horrific attacks in Las Vegas underscored a feeling for me of being truly wary of large groups of people and being at risk of a terrorist attack.
The police call these events “soft targets:” places where people gather and are unprotected and particularly vulnerable.
I shop, I go to malls and my husband and I travel and we attend events. In fact a couple of years ago I … Read the rest
I don’t have tickets to the Super Bowl game but I live in Silicon Valley and have the opportunity to participate in public Super Bowl celebrations.
Therein lies the dilemma: Whether to join the throngs of people in the middle of San Francisco for pregame festivities.
I mention this dilemma because of all the security issues that abound here, it is a major target. I’m a little closer to the … Read the rest