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Loss of Safe Harbor creates regulatory fragmentation but EU-US data transfers continue

by Earl Perkins  |  October 6, 2015

I would like to introduce you to my colleague and friend Carsten Casper, who has been following today's announcement from the European Union Commission regarding Safe Harbor. He believed this...

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Driving Through the Stupid Valley on the Way to Smart Machines

by Craig Roth  |  June 29, 2015

I like Smart Machines. That's computers taking unscripted actions on your behalf based on contextual awareness, just like a good secretary does. I only have to pay attention to important...

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Privacy is a Right, Not a Transaction

by Richard Hunter  |  January 28, 2015

Privacy is not a commercial commodity.  It’s a fundamental human right.  A fundamental human right by definition can’t be bought or sold. These comments are inspired by a post written...

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Sony says there was no material financial impact from the hack. Really?

by Richard Hunter  |  January 26, 2015

In an announcement titled "Submission of an application for approval of extension of deadline to file the quarterly securities report for the third quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31,...

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Fracking the Human Ecosphere

by Richard Hunter  |  April 7, 2014

The center cannot hold.   W.B. Yeats, “The Second Coming”   For roughly 50 years, IT organizations have been structured according to what my former Gartner colleague Mark McDonald called...

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by Ian Glazer  |  March 7, 2014

As you might have heard, today is my last day at Gartner. The last years have been an amazing ride. I have had the opportunity to work for so many...

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Big P Privacy in the Era of Small Things

by Ian Glazer  |  November 14, 2013

Recently, I was asked to give a talk about privacy challenges of the Internet of Things. A couple of years ago, I did some research on data labeling techniques that...

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Privacy is Power

by Richard Hunter  |  November 4, 2013

The recent revelations of NSA surveillance of just about everybody have of course provoked a lot of discussion about privacy--what it is, why it matters, who needs it and who...

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The Travesty of Security Questions: +1

by Craig Roth  |  May 20, 2013

Jack, I think you’re on to something with your post on The Travesty of Security Questions.  In addition to yours, I have my own issues with security questions.  Life is...

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Google Glass, Privacy, and a Book Recommendation: It’s all in the post-processing

by Ian Glazer  |  March 28, 2013

I saw my first pair of Google Glass at the IAPP’s Privacy Summit a few weeks back. I can’t say for certain but I’ve got a feeling that the wearer...

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