I think ubiquitous digital surveillance and searchability have given me a weird new sense of entitlement. I feel like I should be able to find anybody on the Web, and if I can’t — well, why not hire somebody to search the databases I can’t access? I caught myself having this exact bizarro train of thought the other day, when I was trying to locate an old friend of mine from high school.
Read Alternet’s tech writer Annalee Newitz’ article Small Pieces Unjoined
Update: Privacy under attack, but does anybody care? from MSNBC