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Start-Ups Aim to Help Users Put a Price on Their Personal Data

Start-Ups Aim to Help Users Put a Price on Their Personal Data | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Personal data management has none of the obvious appeal of social networks or smartphones, but concerns about privacy may be changing that.
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EU seeks to outlaw 'backdoors' in new data privacy proposals

EU seeks to outlaw 'backdoors' in new data privacy proposals | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Draft report from European parliament clashes with UK government calls to allow access to encrypted communications from WhatsApp and others
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New Twitter Policy Abandons a Longstanding Privacy Pledge

New Twitter Policy Abandons a Longstanding Privacy Pledge | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Twitter plans to roll out a new privacy policy on
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Theresa May to shut down the internet as we know it

Theresa May to shut down the internet as we know it | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Theresa May is planning to introduce huge regulations on the way the internet works, allowing the government to decide what is said online. Particular focus has been drawn to the end of the manifesto, which makes clear that the Tories want to introduce huge changes to the way the internet works. "Some people say that it is not for government to regulate when it comes to technology and the internet," it states. "We disagree."
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Wearables in the workplace and the dangers of staff surveillance

Wearables in the workplace and the dangers of staff surveillance | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Employers are grappling with ethical quandaries over how they use their workers’ data
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So far, internet-connected kids’ toys are a privacy disaster

So far, internet-connected kids’ toys are a privacy disaster | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Does that doll really need Bluetooth?
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The Rise of the Weaponized AI Propaganda Machine – Scout: Science Fiction + Journalism – Medium

The Rise of the Weaponized AI Propaganda Machine – Scout: Science Fiction + Journalism – Medium | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
There’s a new automated propaganda machine driving global politics. How it works and what it will mean for the future of democracy.
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I’ll never bring my phone on an international flight again. Neither should you.

I’ll never bring my phone on an international flight again. Neither should you. | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
A few months ago I wrote about how you can encrypt your entire life in less than an hour. Well, all the security in the world can’t save you if someone has physical possession of your phone or laptop…
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The Identity Startup Landscape | FiniCulture

The Identity Startup Landscape | FiniCulture | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
I am proud to have collaborated on this Identity Startup Landscape article. Digital identities are one of the cornerstones of the Digital Age and accordingly, I
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Autonomous Vehicles and the End of Privacy – Hacker Noon

Autonomous Vehicles & AR goggles mean everything, everywhere, will soon be continuously recorded and usable thanks to AI. What are the commercial, law enforcement, and privacy implications?
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We Already Screen Cell Phones At The Border, Will Social Media Be Any Different?

We Already Screen Cell Phones At The Border, Will Social Media Be Any Different? | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Lost in all the furor over the White House proposal to screen cell phones and social media at the border is that we’ve actually done it for years, but would expanding it really work?
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Trump Is Killing Obama Plans For World Privacy Rights, or maybe not?

Trump Is Killing Obama Plans For World Privacy Rights, or maybe not? | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Trump's Privacy Act announcement won't change much, regardless of Edward Snowden's Twitter warning.
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The Future of Living With Surveillance / Web Residencies by Solitude & ZKM

With Adam Harvey's project »SkyLift« users can have their smartphones pretend to be in another location. Learn how to build your own device!
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Bots will soon be able to borrow our identities

Bots will soon be able to borrow our identities | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
What if all the emails you’ve ever written and any other published statements you’ve made could be incorporated into a digital identity? And what if anyone could access that identity to get your advice or opinion on something when you’re no longer around?
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Regulating the internet giants: The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data | The Economist

Regulating the internet giants: The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data | The Economist | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A century ago, the resource in question was oil. Now similar concerns are being raised by the giants that deal in data, the oil of the digital era.
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Google and Facebook Can’t Just Make Fake News Disappear

Google and Facebook Can’t Just Make Fake News Disappear | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Increasingly, I’m frustrated by (and often antagonistic toward) the emergent narrative about how to address so-called “fake news.” My anger is growing, not only because as I write this I’m almost 10…
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How Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World

How Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal Palantir’s role in creating the U.S. government’s international spy machine.
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German Government Classifies Doll as Illegal Spyware - Schneier on Security

German Government Classifies Doll as Illegal Spyware - Schneier on Security | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
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Microsoft wants 'Digital Geneva Convention' on cyberattacks

Microsoft wants 'Digital Geneva Convention' on cyberattacks | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The original convention is part of a set of global agreements meant to protect civilians, prisoners and others during war. The tech giant wants to translate that for the digital age.
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After the Big Now – Fabien Girardin – Medium

After the Big Now – Fabien Girardin – Medium | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
In 1998, Swatch proposed a global time called the Internet Time that divided a day into 1000 “.beats”. It was meant for people to coordinate time for calls, chats or multiplayer online games. Right…
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Virtual sovereignty can help govern our data

Virtual sovereignty can help govern our data | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The idea is to bind the laws of each country to the location of the users
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Book "Data for the People"

Book "Data for the People" | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
highly recommended book by @aweigend #ourdata @ourdata
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nukem777's curator insight, February 4, 9:39 AM
The right to access your data The right to inspect data refineries The right to amend data The right to blur your data The right to experiment with the refineries The right to port your data
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We’re Building a World-Size Robot, and We Don’t Even Realize It

We’re Building a World-Size Robot, and We Don’t Even Realize It | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
We no longer have things with computers embedded in them. We have computers with things attached to them.

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How I Got My Attention Back – Backchannel

How I Got My Attention Back – Backchannel | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
There are a thousand beautiful ways to start the day that don’t begin with looking at your phone. And yet so few of us choose to do so. For twenty-eight days this winter I lived on the grounds of an…
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