Privacy and Surveillance on Film: Seven Movies Worth Watching This Summer

Debating on your next summer flick? The drive-in scene might be dead, but there's still something about fresh popcorn and late night movie. Fortunately for film buffs, stories that explore loss of privacy has become the subject of more that a few fictional blockbusters.... and increasingly, real life drama & documentary. So grab a snack, […]

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Five Books for Parents to Teach Their Children Online Privacy

Worried about how much information your children are sharing in today’s connected world? There’s no question parenting has hit a steep learning curve over the past few years. Parents now face a problem their predecessors never did: protecting, educating and learning to trust children as they grow up within the digital age. There’s a huge […]

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Why All Those Privacy Policy Updates Are Essential

...Even If You Don’t Read Privacy Policies. Burned-out by all the 'updated privacy policies' hitting your inbox as of late? If you've ever been online, ever signed up for the smallest service, network, web application or mailing list, odd are high you've received a more than a few alerts that an organization has made changes […]

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  • Point. For facial recognition, ‘opt-in’ is the only way it should go. ,
  • Given the sensitivity of the data and inherent issue of false negatives/positives, there are zero reasons why a commercial or social platform should disallow a user’s choice to opt-out of facial recognition. Absolutely none. ,
  • Seeing all the rage against “messing up character arcs” & laughing. The book series has yet to be finished. Of course isn’t going to let them air how the saga actually ends.,
  • Combine this with other articles about Google’s data collection & how some engineers think Google making your decisions is a *good* thing. This stuff gets scarier by the second. ,