I enjoy reading the Tech Liberation Front blog, even though I am far less sure that the “privacy” free market is working as well as the TLF bloggers contend. But the writers are often witty, sharp and entertaining and are deeply immersed in privacy issues. It has been nice getting to know Berin Szoka, TLF […]
This is a very useful and humane way to manage your friends on facebook! Too much noise and missing out on the info from the friends you want to “hear” from”? How To Filter Out Facebook “Friends” Without Them Knowing.
The Future of Privacy Forum is seeking two legal, policy or technology fellows to join our think tank. You will be involved with leading edge work at the center of the privacy debates and will work on issues ranging from behavioral advertising and social media issues to the smart grid and identity management. […]
Privacy activist and technologist Chris Soghoian has updated his TACO opt-out plug-in to include 44 additional ad networks. Users who download TACO automatically get opt-out cookies from 84 ad networks, cookie tracking companies and others offering an opt-out cookie. Importantly, this opt-out sticks even if users inadvertently delete opt-out cookies. Since we well know that […]
My cookie says I am a moderate Democrat soccer dad who is a “triple prime” voter. (Look it up, if you’re not a political geek like me). Folks who are paying attention to the privacy issues around behavioral advertising are very focused on ads targeted based on the Web sites you have visited. But, in […]
It seems that there is a consensus that teens do not twitter, preferring less public venues such as Facebook status updates and phone texting. See they do care about privacy – they dont intend to blast their info to complete strangers (followers) but rather just to all their pals or maybe their friends friends. Detail […]
Some thoughtful points today on de-identified health data from the team at CDT . See CDT | Policy Post 15.11, June 26, 2009.
John Squire Chief Strategy Officer Coremetrics Dear John: Whassup? I read on the privacychoice blog that you take privacy seriously. That is good to hear. There is another Jon who like you takes privacy seriously. He is at the FTC. I think he might say that if you are helping your clients sell clickstream […]