Christina DesMarais

Christina is a contributor to media outlets such as,,, Auto Trader and The Minneapolis Star Tribune. She writes about a myriad of topics including technology, the automotive industry and health and fitness. Her talents outside of writing include photography, getting people to talk (although that certainly helps with writing) and gardening.

US judge rules for Texas school district in RFID tracking case

The case highlighted the intersection of technology and issues of religious and personal freedom as well as the right to privacy.

Privacy in America continues to erode online, report says

The Wall Street Journal's report says companies are increasingly connecting consumers' real-life identities to where they hang out online.

Technology built into mannequins helping stores track customers

An Italian firm sells a mannequin that has a camera built into one of its eyes

Anonymous protests planned over government surveillance

The shadowy hacker collective is upset over the tracking and profiling of citizens.

How the feds are tracking us

Evidence continues to mount that the U.S. government is keen on tracking its citizens. The FBI has started rolling out its $1 billion biometric Next Generation Identification (NGI) system, a nationwide database of mug shots,...

Cybersecurity Bill Rhetoric Heats Up in Washington

President Barack Obama says foreign adversaries could seek to exploit U.S. computer vulnerabilities

Drones: Another Target for Hackers

Add to the list of concerns about drones in U.S. airspace the chance of hacking and redirection by terrorists, researchers warn.

Location Tracking of Mobile Devices Gets Really Nosy

Your gadgets are watching you and analyzing your routes -- all to identify your habits, your interests, and what you might want to buy

Facebook Acquisition Points to Future of More Phone Tracking

The Glancee purchase is another move to beef up the online social network's mobile offering

Facebook 'Likes' Could Get You Fired, and Legal Options are a Challenge

Several plaintiffs found out the hard way that their Facebook activity is not necessarily protected speech.

Google Posts FCC Report about Street View

The investigation raises ongoing questions about who at Google knew what about its payload data gathering from wireless networks.

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