Ian Glazer

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Archives for January, 2009


Putting privacy controls in the hands of your users

by Ian Glazer  |  January 29, 2009  |  Comments Off

I mentioned yesterday that Bob and I have just finished up some research on privacy.  In this upcoming report, we stress the importance of establishing privacy principles and then using those principles to guide privacy practices.  I happen to see this NY Times article (via Nishant’s Twitter stream) and had a bit of a Baader-Meinhof moment.  The article talks [...]

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International Privacy Day (With Synchronicity!)

by Ian Glazer  |  January 28, 2009  |  Comments Off

Today is International Privacy Day (and also National Data Privacy Day here in the USA and maybe where you are too).  The day is set aside to celebrate the anniversary of the Council of Europe Convention on Data Protection.  Put on your reading list for today both the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to [...]

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Down with federated provisioning

by Ian Glazer  |  January 7, 2009  |  Comments Off

There’s been a bit of recent blogging activity about federated provisioning and SPML.  Having worked on both federated provisioning and SPML in a past life, it warms my heart to see this discussion.  Jackson, quoting the CIO of Education Testing Services, Daniel Wakeman, restates the observation that SaaS providers are providing when it comes to [...]

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