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”
No, this is definitely not a post about all the New Years Resolutions I am (not) making. However, I have … Continue reading Welcome to Even More Cynical
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
TL; DR: It is abundantly important to be transparent and honest about how data is collected, used and shared from … Continue reading Trust & Transparency in Privacy
Earlier today, the European Court of Justice announced that it was invalidating the US/EU Safe Harbour agreement that has allowed … Continue reading The End of Safe Harbour?
There is an interesting concept growing in popularity on the Internet: dishonesty. Now, I am sure you will want to say … Continue reading A more secure, alternate version of you
Over the past four months, I have had the pleasure to have been involved in and on the steering committee … Continue reading Library Patron Privacy
It has been just over 3 months since I got the massive, yet amazingly thin block of metal, silicon and … Continue reading iPhone 6+: Three Months In