FPF Archive

The Blog

November 13, 2008 | Jules Polonetsky

Search and Privacy

Alissa Cooper, at the Center for Democracy and Technology, has just published a superb paper on search log files. She does a great job at walking through all the reasons search engines retain a person’s searches, flags the privacy risks of having those queries sitting around log term, and reviews potential solutions.

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The Blog

November 13, 2008 | Jules Polonetsky

Mobile Cookies

As people increasingly use mobile devices to access the Internet, online privacy issues arise in new ways and some of the old problems arise in new forms. One of the factors that has limited behavioral targeting by businesses across web sites viewed on a standard mobile phone is the lack of a “cookie” that could be used to track the user across the sites they visit.

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The Blog

October 16, 2008 | Jules Polonetsky

We Have Lift-Off

Hello and welcome to the Future of Privacy Forum

In the coming months, we will take a serious look at online privacy issues and emerging technology. We will also engage in many of the key questions surrounding this emerging issue

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