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PII 2011: Startup Spotlight: Disconnect

Brian Kennish and Casey Oppenheim of Disconnect on this session. They’re a privacy start-up making simple tools to help manage data. Brian worked at DoubleClick, Google. Casey worked as (criminal?) investigator in Manhattan, lawyer about privacy. History of company: article on Facebook leaking vast private data store. Created a browser plug-in expecting small group, ended […]

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PII 2011: Implementing a Privacy Program

This session is a “behind the scenes look at Micrsoft’s internal privacy program.” See the agenda for more information. Participants: Kim Howell, Reese Solberg, Michelle Bruno. Kim Howell, (one of) Privacy Directors at Microsoft: When you’re doing a privacy review (practical, intuitive), you need to ask questions. Role playing with Reese as new company seeking […]

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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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