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Just Because It's Legal: Doesn't Make it Rightful

Just when you think, common sense and reason exists you become enlightened. Excuse me for the rant on Freedom weekend.  Happy Independence Day weekend kick off! 647 more words

Consumer Privacy

By Marilia Wyatt

There is another proposed solution in the debate to protect users’ privacy.  Privacy by Design provides seven principles created by former Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Dr.

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Internet Of Things

Behavioural advertising - Always Be Creeping

There’s a new business logic which permeates most of today’s online commerce. The ABC is no longer Always Be Closing, it’s Always Be Creeping. 410 more words

Advertising & Marketing

New Jersey Data Broker Accountability and Transparency Act

By Marilia Wyatt Boyd

New Jersey Legislation has been introduced to combat the pervasive use of personal information by data brokers. The bills, No. A4204/S2948 were introduced by Democrats: Assemblymen Daniel Benson (D 14),  Joseph Lagana (D 38), and Senator Loretta Weinberg (D 37). 236 more words

Internet Of Things

Report: HealthCare.gov offers medical information to "dozens" of data brokers

The insurance marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act leaves its visitors’ personal information available to numerous data collection agencies, the Associated Press reports, adding yet another tally mark against the infamously troubled website. 260 more words


Privacy and Mass Surveillance Follow-Up Posts. (#2)

Privacy Is a Right (not a ‘choice’).

Surveillance Whistleblower Driven Out of Government.

Luke. There Is One Other.

Under a Military Occupation……

iBeacons: buddhist hell/to hear the constant whisper of your desires. 60 more words

Ghosts in the Machine

Last week I wrote about why I preferred to be out of the social media loop (OOTL). My reasons had to do with the way social media works today. 370 more words

Books For The Internet Age