July 22, 2014
Blocking big brother

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Southwest Florida roundup

Blocking big brother

Art Levy | 5/28/2014

When Jeffrey Sisk learned in the wake of the Edward Snowden scandal that the federal government was getting easy access to the internet activity of Americans, his first reaction was anger. He created a search engine called Zeekly.com. that, unlike Google and many other search engines, does not store the metadata of its users.

Also in this regional roundup, we look at people to know including Casey Suarez, Richard Schuler, Katharine Eagan, Philip R. Hale, Brian Lamb, Julie Townsend and Michele S. Wasserlauf. Business briefs with companies and cities in the news include: Baker Parts, Port Manatee, Naples Pier, Vology, Largo Medical Center, TECO, HSN, DOW Electronics, KPS Capital Partners, Anchor Glass Container, the Tampa Bay Times, Evansville Western Railway and we offer a profile of Residential Acoustics.

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