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The Great Firewall of Brussels

by Jay Heiser  |  October 6, 2015

Visiting Beijing last week, I found a surprisingly modern and comfortable city, but I was frustrated that I couldn’t Facebook my experiences in real time, because the government blocks access...

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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 Sued For Losing Unprotectable Data

by Jay Heiser  |  December 18, 2014

The gist of a new lawsuit against Sony is that by failing to adequately protect social security numbers, they have doomed former employees to a lifetime of credit fraud. "The class-action...

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The Call for Humanism in Technology

by Hank Barnes  |  October 14, 2014

I just got back from Gartner's U.S. Symposium in Orlando.  It was a great week, meeting with lots of technology providers of all ages and sizes.   As always, I...

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You’ve Got Questions, I’ve Got Answers

by Heidi Wachs  |  September 8, 2014

We’re deep into Gartner conference season. First came Catalyst where I spoke with many of you about your Information Classification and Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) efforts. We talked about...

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Google, EU Privacy ruling and Privacy

by Andrew Walls  |  May 19, 2014

Last week quite a number of headlines were generated by a court ruling concerning the responsibility of a search engine provider to filter search hits that conflict with an individual's...

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Court to Google: "Fogettaboutit" - Courts Will Make Technology Policy

by French Caldwell  |  May 13, 2014

Today, the European Court of Justice ruled that Google, and by implication other search engines, must allow for individuals to have certain personal data blocked from search results.  The case...

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Smart Citizen Need to trust the Internet of Things in Smart Cities

by Bettina Tratz-Ryan  |  November 28, 2013

Don’t you sometimes wish you had services that would be tailored to your specific needs for a very specific situation? Just think about how people live in communities and cities,...

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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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Data Privacy, Security and Data-Driven Marketing Under Fire

by Jake Sorofman  |  October 7, 2013

It’s for no particular reason that my last few posts have been somewhat ominous in tone, hinting at the rise of the machines and a world where all that’s knowable...

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