Buyer Beware: Should Privacy Policies Be Outside the Box?

Should privacy policies be outside the box? When you pick up an item and bring it home, did you remember to check online to see if it could spy on your habits? Should you have to? Prior to the Internet of Things, the idea of hidden cameras and secret surveillance on the mainstream public would […]

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Homomorphic Encryption: in Search of the Privacy the Holy Grail

Homomorphic encryption, first theorized in 1978, is considered one of the holy grails of the cryptography world: still out of reach like legend, but so full of possibilities researchers are eager to find a way that works. Most recent developments include computer scientist Craig Gentry’s PhD thesis in 2009, the digital world’s first fully homomorphic […]

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10 Ways the Information Landscape Changed in 2017

It's been a long twelve months 2017. No doubt many newscasters have had their hand full picking out the most significant stories of the year: between a newly elected president in the United States, an investigation on international election interference, terrorist attacks, devastating hurricanes, North Korea upping the nuclear ante and the damn bursting open […]

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Last Tweets Last Tweets

  • Is there a Canadian equivalent to this law? Because I’m getting darned tired of the daily automation from Google Analytics. ,
  • Privacy Coalition to Congress: Don’t Dismantle Stronger State Data Privacy Laws ,
  • Sadly, not the most negligent records management story I’ve heard out there, but still frustrating. ,
  • Huge thread on location data: how companies are getting it and what they use it for. ,