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PII 2011: Making Privacy Portable

Larry Downes moderating panel with Chris Babel, TRUSTe, Jim Brock, PrivacyChoice, and Chris Kelly, Kelly Investments. Jim: PrivacyChoice’s mission is to make privacy easier: managing online, templates, partners & their APIs. We’re bootstrapped right now. Chris B: TRUSTe: privacy services have evolved into advertising, mobile and cloud spaces. Was non-profit but 2.5 years ago we […]

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IIW XIII: The Final Overview

What a head-filling event! If you’re interested, you can see notes from many of the sessions on the IIW wiki. Some of the sessions are rather technical, which is consistent with the roots of this unconference. A few of the things I learned: people continue to amaze me by these projects: personal data projects (check […]

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Trust, and Using You

Steve Woodruff brings us a quick tutorial on how to reset LinkedIn’s new “Social Advertising” setting: Apparently, LinkedIn has recently done us the “favor” of having a default setting whereby our names and photos can be used for third-party advertising. A friend forwarded me this alert (from a friend, from a friend…) this morning. Since […]

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Open Data Partnership

When the government threatened to regulate an industry that has for some time been playing fast and loose with people’s personal data, the industry proposed to open their databases–at least a little. The Open Data Partnership is claimed to be a “market-wide collaboration that allows consumers to gain more control over the information that companies […]

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Mining the new Gold

The Wall Street Journal has been running a fantastic set of articles called What They Know. Today’s (15th in their series) is called TV’s Next Wave: Tuning In to You. This article states that: Data-gathering firms and technology companies are aggressively matching people’s TV-viewing behavior with other personal data—in some cases, prescription-drug records obtained from […]

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