Daily Archives: December 5, 2018

The End of Privacy Began in the 1960s

A view of the F.B.I. National Crime Information Center in Washington in 1967. In the 1960s, lawmakers began to question the government’s gathering of Americans’ data. “In the fall of 1965, President Lyndon Johnson’s administration announced a plan to consolidate … Continue reading

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Bryter Layter – Nick Drake (1970)

“On the release of Bryter Layter in 1970, the agoraphobic Nick Drake put the nails in the album’s coffin by failing to accompany it with any publicity – or indeed barely any live performance. It was only after his death, … Continue reading

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