My son has a BootCamp partition on his MacBook Pro to let him play one of his favourite games that … Continue reading How-to: Block Telemetry from Windows 10
Thanks to the social media team at ProQuest, my talk from ALA Annual 2017 entitled “Privacy is the Future: The … Continue reading On-Demand Video from ALA Annual 2017
This evening, the acting chair of the FTC and the newly appointed chair of the FCC jointly published an op-ed … Continue reading FCC/FTC Op-Ed Rebuttal: It Comes Down to Trust
There has long been advised that using things like Incognito Mode and clearing your cookies and opting out of advertising preferences … Continue reading Be Careful What You Browse From Home (It’s About To Be Up For Sale)
Today is the day. It has been talked about for a while, but I think that today is the day … Continue reading HTTPS Everywhere (Really) Starts Today!
I getting on the plane today from Detroit heading to a talk I am excited to give tomorrow (Saturday) morning on … Continue reading Off to Atlanta – ALA Midwinter 2017
For those of you that might be attending, I will be speaking at the ALA Annual Conference at the NISO/BISG 10th … Continue reading Come See Me Speak at ALAAC16
I talk a lot about “opt-in” because I believe that consumers (and users of any service or system) deserve to … Continue reading When is “Opt-In” More Like “Opt-Out”?
(Or, why do we accept a world without opt-out?)
Earlier this week, I got an email update from CrashPlan notifying me about updates to the terms and conditions of their service. Included in their email summary of the upcoming changes was the following line:
We learn a lot about your solution needs through aggregated and anonymized system usage data. We, along with third parties we may engage, may use this information.
Now there is nothing new or unusual about this phrase, and that is precisely what has got me writing this post. Continue reading “CrashPlan has a Privacy Crash & Burn”
As I mentioned in a blog post in July after our in-person meeting in San Francisco, I have been privileged … Continue reading NISO Library Users’ Privacy Principles