privacy http://kcur.org en Why Are Secrets And Privacy So Important? http://kcur.org/post/why-are-secrets-and-privacy-so-important <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Right now our government is mining data about your conversations--who you called, when you called them, how long you talked, and who you’ve emailed. It’s all technically approved by law, but for many it’s deeply unsettling.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this Central Standard we take a step backward and inward from the controversy surrounding domestic surveillance and look at the psychology of secrets and privacy with psychologist Bruce </span>Liese<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 22:05:22 +0000 Brian Ellison & Matthew Long-Middleton 39807 at http://kcur.org Why Are Secrets And Privacy So Important? Nixon Signs Bill Blocking Scanning Of Documents For Driver's Licenses http://kcur.org/post/nixon-signs-bill-blocking-scanning-documents-drivers-licenses <p>Perhaps in an effort to put an end to an ongoing political battle over the practice, Missouri&nbsp;Gov. Jay Nixon has&nbsp;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/pdf-bill/tat/SB252.pdf">signed legislation</a> blocking the state Department of Revenue from scanning and storing documents required to get a driver's license.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 14:14:26 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 39464 at http://kcur.org The Ethics Professors: Government & Privacy http://kcur.org/post/ethics-professors-government-privacy <div>Should the government be able to access your telephone records? Are the actions of the NSA any worse than companies like Google that constantly mine our information?</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:14:16 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 39232 at http://kcur.org The Ethics Professors: Government & Privacy The "Googlization" Of Everything http://kcur.org/post/googlization-everything <p>Whether you&#39;re searching online for the best shoe sales or driving directions, chances are good that the first thing you do is &quot;<a href="http://google.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Google it</strong></a>.&quot; And why wouldn&#39;t you? With its recent foray into social media and services offering everything from out-of-print books to cell phones, <strong>Google is fast becoming a one-stop shop</strong> for, well, everything. But could the search engine be too good at what it does? Fri, 30 Dec 2011 05:19:11 +0000 Steve Kraske & Stephen Steigman 9885 at http://kcur.org The "Googlization" Of Everything