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50 Shades of Samsung - Privacy, Security or Convenience?

Samsung has been very naughty. And not the 50 shades of Grey kind.

Over the last weekend we discovered that Samsung has been playing "peeping Tom" in our homes. Through privacy disclosure, Samsung revealed that its TV sets might listen to our conversations and even share them with third parties (http://g3t.ca/Fii9y2). All the pundits and defenders of privacy are now racing to find the right adjectives to  properly scold Samsung and demand higher levels transparency from the company.

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How much debt does your IT department owe?

This is a story about IT debt, and it begins with the recent request by the Chinese government asking all foreign companies to disclose the source code for their software (http://g3t.ca/tCIB7P  http://g3t.ca/740LW7)  According to the Chinese, these rules should 'only' affect software and hardware meant for the financial sector. Their given reasons are that the financial sector is so very important for China and they wish to:

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