The Observer

TikTok, beloved of many a teen, has come under scrutiny for its ties to China and its lax data privacy policies.

In Defense of TikTok

December 23, 2019

TikTok might pose some data dangers, but it forms a community of people who inspire laughter and love. 

Forget the monster in your closet; Mark Zuckerberg is in your computer.

Privacy Is Dead. Long Live Privacy.

October 30, 2019

Your privacy is an illusion. Your every word is analyzed. Vast computing resources go towards determining how to manipulate you.

Amazon is known for its convenience and vast inventory, but it comes at a price.

Is Amazon’s Convenience Worth the Intrusion?

February 6, 2019

Kristen Skinner, staff writer, examines the relationship that students have with the online store, Amazon. Despite Amazon's convenience and vast inventory, can we ignore their intrusion of our privacy?

Will Privacy Survive Social Media?

October 8, 2014

By JANELY FERNANDEZ Contributing Writer Published: October 8, 2014 Wait, privacy is still a thing? In the age of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and every other ...

Google compiles data about users to advertise for them specifically. Their new policy has many concerned about violation of personal privacy. (Don Wright/MCT)

Do They Know too Much? A Look into Google’s New Policies

February 22, 2012

By ALEX ARMERO Staff Writer Published: February 22, 2012 In the world of tech giants, information i...