You need to read this (Privacy for Humans By Alexandra Ross). The world is changing and YOU need to remain in charge of your life's privacy settings. This book is a helpful guide to both THINK about it...and DO SOMETHING about it.
I found Privacy for Humans to be a nightlight in the darkness; through the use of simple explanations and diagrams, the book suggests the adoption of a "mindfulness" approach and suggests steps you can take to protect yourself.
A common objection to privacy regulation is the idea that innovation will be stifled by anything which hinders a company’s ability to collect, analyze, and leverage personal data. But is this true? The claim is closely aligned with absolute free market ideology, and deprecates the value of privacy and free speech may have in the healthy growth of business, innovation, and the creation of a human-centric world. What if privacy protection were not a cumbersome bug, as some sugg
In one of Shakespeare’s most famous scenes from Romeo & Juliet, Juliet says to Romeo: O, be some other name!
What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet; Her lament is over Romeo’s identity as a member of the Montague family, feuding rivals of Juliet’s Capulets. Their public identities are an obstacle to their love, and to Juliet’s mind, he is more than their families’ history. If he could shed his unfortunate name, all would be resolved
With the Winter Solstice just behind us, the days will begin to get longer. While we are still in the darkest part of the year, now is a great time to shine a light on some of this year’s best privacy stories and resources. Privacy awareness gained valuable ground in 2016, as the IAPP’s Trevor Hughes details in his article “Looking back at privacy in 2016” and The Observer’s “The 13 Biggest, Most Controversial Privacy Stories of 2016” attests. Intrusive technology and informa
In Part 1 of Taking Responsibility for Your Privacy, we talked about the ways in which we can each take responsibility for our privacy, including focusing on the benefits, our innate potential of “response-ability”, and resisting the tendency towards apathy. In Part 2, we discuss the deeper and more expansive change that is possible when we translate our personal responsibility into a larger sense of social responsibility. Social responsibility means that you as an individual