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Is our obsession with regulation killing the web?

What started out as an open, connected and vastly unregulated platform of sharing information is consistently being crippled by legislation made by people who do not understand the fundamentals of technology. Unless we act fast, there...

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As AI/ML permeates our lives, is privacy a thing of the past?

The World Economic Forum has brought together the most influential scientists, economists and entrepreneurs to deliberate on the positive and negative aspects of our digital future living and being in what we collectively are calling...

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The United States needs a federal privacy law

As different US states and countries around the world enact privacy laws, it’s time for the federal government to as well.

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We can’t hide from digital sleuths anymore

But privacy law can protect us from harm.

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The importance of preserving user privacy, with a prudent approach to targeted advertising

Advertisers are well aware of the fact that there are numerous techniques on how to create successful targeted ad campaigns, most of which are ever-evolving due to trends and customer demands. Updated privacy standards are presently...

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GSA’s entity validation request for proposal is flawed

The plan to create a government-run identifier raises intellectual property concerns and duplicates private sector efforts.

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What exactly is a privacy risk?

Without knowing what privacy risks are, businesses and consumers would be left in the dark under new privacy law proposals.

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New privacy laws must permit valuable uses of public records

Let’s be careful not to shortchange the free flow of public data in the rush to pass new privacy.

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It’s time for a uniform national privacy law

In light of new laws from Europe and California privacy needs to be on the Congressional agenda.

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Online manipulation is the latest data protection debate

The furor over “dark patterns” reveals the limits of consumer control as the primary tool of data protection.

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6 security reasons to upgrade to Windows 10

From advanced authentication to new privacy controls, Windows 10 offers users solid security reasons to upgrade.

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When it comes to GDPR, are CIOs finally ready?

GDPR is a significant change for all organizations. The question is how prepared are organizations to respond of all of its edicts?

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Challenges and opportunities in California’s new privacy law

Despite its democratic deficit, California’s new regulations create an opening to get U.S. national privacy policy right.

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EU lawmakers threaten businesses relying on Privacy Shield

A vote by European Union lawmakers seeking to suspend Privacy Shield could spell bad news for businesses that have built their GDPR compliance strategy on adherence to the EU-U.S. data transfer agreement’s principles.

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$660,000 data privacy fine highlights dangers for businesses dabbling in politics

A year into an investigation into the use of data analytics in political campaigns, the U.K.’s privacy watchdog is hitting companies that shared data with political parties with sanctions including a criminal prosecution and a...

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The GDPR and the effect on US ad tech

The GDPR has been in effect since May 25. Discover the impact this new legislation has had on the U.S. ad tech industry and what it means for the future of targeted online marketing and marketing automation.

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ICANN’s Whois service faces GDPR compliance challenges

Legal uncertainties shutter previously accessible databases used to identify fraudsters, criminals, thieves and hackers.

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GDPR is a missed opportunity for real privacy protection

Doubling down on individual control makes GDPR an expensive nuisance for enterprises while failing to protect consumers against likely data harms.

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