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Hospitals Are Mining Patients' Credit Card Data to Predict Who Will Get Sick

Hospitals Are Mining Patients' Credit Card Data to Predict Who Will Get Sick | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Some hospitals troll consumer databases in an effort to identify high-risk patients
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Reflections on digital identity in a hyperconnected world
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The Internet of Toys raises new privacy and security concerns for families (+video)

The Internet of Toys raises new privacy and security concerns for families (+video) | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Passcode, the Family Online Safety Institute, and the Future of Privacy Forum hosted a discussion on kids and the connected home this week. Here are five things we learned.
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FinTech Companies Face Big Privacy Challenges in 2016

FinTech Companies Face Big Privacy Challenges in 2016 | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau made this clear when it settled its first ever data security enforcement action against an online payment processing company, Dwolla
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Major win for Microsoft in 'free for all' data case - BBC News

Major win for Microsoft in 'free for all' data case - BBC News | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The US government cannot force Microsoft to give access to its servers located in other countries, a court rules.
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This Facebook Nemesis Says Businesses Will Shun U.S.-EU Privacy Deal

This Facebook Nemesis Says Businesses Will Shun U.S.-EU Privacy Deal | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Max Schrems says the new U.S.-EU privacy deal is sure to fail, and businesses know it.
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Now the 100 individual privacy settings you need to set on your phone can be done in a single app

Now the 100 individual privacy settings you need to set on your phone can be done in a single app | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
When it comes to privacy controls, we may now have too much of a good thing. Smartphone owners must now make more than 100 privacy decisions about how how much data their apps can share on Apple’s iOs and Google’s Android operating systems. That number will only climb as privacy settings affect more of our devices and software
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Big Brother Banks – who owns your data?

Big Brother Banks – who owns your data? | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Data is the oil that will lubricate the wheels of the fintech sector. However creating data sets takes time and effort. So many fintechs argue that opening up access to bank data sets is in the interest of the greater public good. It’s a prickly question and skirts a grey regulatory area in many countries.…
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It's mine, I should own it in a blockchain....don't care who sees it after that.
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Race, politics, travel plans: things Facebook's algorithm can't get right

Race, politics, travel plans: things Facebook's algorithm can't get right | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
There’s a whole class of information that Facebook thinks it knows about me and is willing to sell – the problem is their data isn’t entirely accurate
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Gigaom | The Analytics of Language, Behavior, and Personality

Gigaom | The Analytics of Language, Behavior, and Personality | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Computational linguists and computer scientists, among them University of Texas professor Jason Baldridge, have been working for over fifty years
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Video: Guarding the Decentralized Web from its founders' human frailty

Earlier this month, I gave the afternoon keynote at the Internet Archive’s Decentralized Web Summit, speaking about how the people who are building a new kind of decentralized web can guard a…
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What Apple’s differential privacy means for your data and the future of machine learning

What Apple’s differential privacy means for your data and the future of machine learning | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Apple is stepping up its artificial intelligence efforts in a bid to keep pace with rivals who have been driving full-throttle down a machine learning-powered..
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Creepy startup will help landlords, employers and online dates strip-mine intimate data from your Facebook page

Creepy startup will help landlords, employers and online dates strip-mine intimate data from your Facebook page | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
“If you’re living a normal life,” the creator said, “then frankly, you have nothing to worry about.”
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Facebook and Google battle latest FBI attempt to expand surveillance

Facebook and Google battle latest FBI attempt to expand surveillance | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley wants to stop a rewrite of a US surveillance law that would mean FBI can access web browsing history in the same way they can get telephone records
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Oliver Stone links Pokémon Go to totalitarianism during privacy debate

Oliver Stone links Pokémon Go to totalitarianism during privacy debate | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Film director says ‘invasion’ of privacy in gaming app is part of the wider practice of ‘surveillance capitalism’
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Personality, privacy and our digital selves

Personality, privacy and our digital selves | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
In the future, our digital selves will have personalities that are accessible to anyone who cares to look, with huge implications for our privacy
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Google Is Transforming NYC's Payphones Into a 'Personalized Propaganda Engine'

Google Is Transforming NYC's Payphones Into a 'Personalized Propaganda Engine' | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
At six-five, Bill de Blasio is usually considerably taller than his conversation partners. But on a cold day in February, the mayor of New Yor
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Code of Ethics on Human Augmentation: the three ‘Laws’ | KurzweilAI

Code of Ethics on Human Augmentation: the three ‘Laws’ | KurzweilAI | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
By Steve Mann, Brett Leonard, David Brin, Ana Serrano, Robin Ingle, Ken Nickerson, Caitlin Fisher, Samantha Mathews, Ryan Janzen, Mir Adnan Ali, Ken Yang, Pete
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Privacy Shield deal lets US tech firms transfer European customers' data again

Privacy Shield deal lets US tech firms transfer European customers' data again | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
After much delay from surveillance concerns, the EU agreed to Privacy Shield, a new data transfer deal that will affect Facebook, Google and other US tech firms
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The Never Ending Story
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A federal judge says the FBI doesn’t need a warrant to hack into your computer

A federal judge says the FBI doesn’t need a warrant to hack into your computer | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Law enforcement would be free to remotely search and seize information from your computer, without a warrant or without any suspicion at all.
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US Customs wants to collect social media account names at the border

US Customs wants to collect social media account names at the border | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Your Twitter handle may soon be part of the US visa process. Yesterday, US Customs and Border Protection entered a new proposal into the federal register, suggesting a new field in whic
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Donald Trump Calls for Israeli-Style Racial Profiling — But Profiling Is a Disaster

Donald Trump Calls for Israeli-Style Racial Profiling — But Profiling Is a Disaster | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Israel’s racial profiling at its borders has been rife with abuses that stand in contrast with American values of equal treatment and safeguarding personal liberties.
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FBI built a massive facial recognition database without proper oversight

FBI built a massive facial recognition database without proper oversight | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The FBI steadily, stealthily compiled a massive facial recognition database without oversight and in disregard of federal law, according to a report released..
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Why the NSA and other spies will love the Internet of Things

Why the NSA and other spies will love the Internet of Things | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Hackers already love them, which means spies will, too.
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BioBank: saving lives with data

BioBank: saving lives with data | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Learn about BioBank – the world’s biggest scanning project that aims to collect and analyse health data to prevent various life threatening diseases.
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