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What Is “Reasonable” Privacy?

by Andrew Frank  |  September 19, 2019

If you’ve been following the details of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), you probably know that the California State Legislature amended the definition of “personal data” to add the...

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Beer and Cookies

by Andrew Frank  |  August 27, 2019

One hundred years ago, the United States was besieged with social problems. Political corruption, public violence, and rampant addiction weighed upon the populace. Many saw a solution in the growing...

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The War on Data Continues

by Andrew White  |  April 2, 2019

Two articles I spied in the last few days really nailed for me the “war on data”.  By “war” I mean to say the onslaught of public policy being mooted...

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The Subtleties of Data Sovereignty

by Andrew White  |  February 7, 2017

The ongoing complexities and issues related to data privacy and security that spans jurisdictions around the globe were explored in a Comment piece in today's US print edition of the...

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There Is No "Privacy" When It Comes to Social Media

by Jenny Sussin  |  January 19, 2017

You'd think after enough political and celebrity scandals this would be obvious to everyone, but alas it's not. A social analytics vendor that I've spent time covering over the years had come...

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Social Media Monitoring - Or Is It Surveillance?

by Jenny Sussin  |  October 17, 2016

Over the last week, there have been a series of articles dumping on one particular social media monitoring application that was allegedly using an unethical value proposition to market its...

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Mobile phone scams in the UK

by Jonathan Care  |  September 11, 2016

We're all consumers. Normally I write about industry changes, but here's something that affects all of us. I had a call this morning from a friend. I didn't recognise the...

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Webinar- Manage Risk & Security in the IoT

by Earl Perkins  |  July 6, 2016

On July 5, 2016 I gave a Gartner webinar entitled "Practical Steps to Manage Risk and Security in the Internet of Things" (This webinar can be viewed and listened to...

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The Internet Isn't Free

by Jenny Sussin  |  December 4, 2015

I've recently embarked on a new line of research (for me, not for the world) on customer data privacy. In doing so, I've read synthesized versions of about 20 reports,...

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The Cloud - When Breaking Up Is Easy to Do

by Andrew White  |  November 12, 2015

A story, reported in both US print editions of the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times, suggests that Microsoft is going to assuage the recent European ruling that scrapped...

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