Don’t piss off those who own your data

There is no news in this for folks who follow privacy issues here, but it is a nice reminder. Uber triggered an internet kerfuffle when its CEO suggested consumers should find and weaponize data… more

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November 19, 2014

Car makers promise to be responsible with your data

Major auto makers address the question of how to deal with your data. They promise to be good.

Remember, cars are no longer something that gets value for a company up front – now that… more

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November 13, 2014

More on carrier-provided user tracking

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November 4, 2014

Price discrimination becoming more prevalent

Price discrimination on the internet is the practice of showing consumers different options and prices depending on profiling information compiled by the various vendors involved. Today’s WP… more

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November 4, 2014

Apple wants your stuff. Your default settings give it to them.

It used to be only poorly-crafted apps, or maybe ones deployed nefariously, pushed private data to the cloud without your permission. Now this is the default for Apple mobile devices, as users increasingly find to both their surprise and dismay.

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October 31, 2014

More abuses of asset seizure laws

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October 26, 2014

Student identity credentials are big business

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October 25, 2014

Verizon Wireless is now brokering their customers’ browsing habits widely

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October 24, 2014

Want a flashlight? Use something other than Androids.

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October 9, 2014

Automobile starter-interrupt devices used for more purposes all the time

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September 25, 2014