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Where does Eric Schmidt think the Internet is headed?

by Robin Wilton  |  August 20, 2010  |  Comments Off

I must confess, I am finding it hard to take Eric Schmidt’s latest reported remarks on online privacy seriously. I should qualify that by saying that I haven’t spoken to Mr Schmidt directly, but on the other hand, I have no reason to doubt the accuracy of the news articles in question (this one, in [...]

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In a wireless world, who pulls the strings?

by Robin Wilton  |  August 13, 2010  |  1 Comment

In chaos theory, the saying was that a butterfly flaps its wings on one side of the world, and sets off a storm on the other. These days, it’s a humble BlackBerry which seems to be causing a rumbling chain of storm-fronts from one country to another. I read today that India is the latest [...]

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Good discussion, flawed analysis

by Robin Wilton  |  August 11, 2010  |  2 Comments

I have to commend the Wall Street Journal for the “What They Know About You” series of articles it is running at the moment. As someone who has been keenly interested in digital identity and online privacy for several years now, I recognise that user awareness is a key factor in mitigating privacy risk, and [...]

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Greetings

by Robin Wilton  |  August 5, 2010  |  3 Comments

Welcome to my new blog on the Gartner Blog Network, where I’ll be writing about various aspects of my role in the Gartner IT1 Identity and Privacy team. To those of you who have already followed me on either of my two previous blogs… it’s good to see you here, and I hope we’re going [...]

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