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A New Ethics for the Digital Age

BLOG: This January the European Data Protection Supervisor presented his new “Ethics Advisory Group”. A group of experts that will help him “reconsider the ethical dimension of the relationships between human rights, technology, markets and business models and their implications for the rights to privacy and data protection in the digital environment.” He is not the first European decision maker or thought leader to bring forward ethics as a guiding principle in the digital age. 1,353 more words


Consumers Resist Being “Systematically Controlled” by ‘Smart’ Meters

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions

Subtitle/ Key Point:  Comfort and Privacy Not for Sale

A 2015 study out of Sweden attempted to measure the degree to which consumers would accept financial compensation in return for the “disutility people experience from being… 1,266 more words

Smart Grid, Smart Meters, And RF Emissions

Snowden, Guantanamo Bay, Iraq And The U.S. Surveillance State

If you’ve never heard of Laura Poitras, you need to check her out. She’s one of the privacy soldiers who have been fighting in the trenches against the tyranny of what has become the United Surveillance of America. 295 more words


How Private is Your Private Life?

Have you ever considered, how private is your private life?

With a prevalent use of media in today’s day and age, it is an important question to ask as privacy and security are two important issues on media. 63 more words


Want to Know how Adblocking Works?

Adblocking made waves last summer after Apple announced that it would bake content blocking capabilities into iOS 9. Content blocking lets users filter out content that they don’t want to load, and in this case, it worked with Apple’s Safari web browser. 268 more words


Everything you need to know about the big new data-privacy bill in Congress

I am not going to go into a deep review of this particular piece of legislation.  This article does a fairly good job explaining the relevant points.  42 more words

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