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Reflections on digital identity in a hyperconnected world
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When Worlds Collide: Digital Identities vs. Privacy Rights #RSAC page 2

SAN FRANCISCO — There used to be a clear dividing line between personal identity and business identity. But the digital identity industry has obscured that divide. That profound proclamation was
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Data Is a Toxic Asset - Schneier on Security

Data Is a Toxic Asset - Schneier on Security | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
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Making the Web More Open: Drupal Creator Floats an “FDA for Data” | Xconomy

Making the Web More Open: Drupal Creator Floats an “FDA for Data” | Xconomy | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
When Dries Buytaert created the open-source Web publishing system Drupal in his college dorm room in Belgium 15 years ago, the ways people interacted with
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Why The FBI Chose To Try The Apple Encryption Case In The Media

Why The FBI Chose To Try The Apple Encryption Case In The Media | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Cases like this are usually tried under seal as a national security matter, but the FBI sought a very public showdown.
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Why you should side with Apple > with security gury Bruce Schneier

Why you should side with Apple > with security gury Bruce Schneier | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Either everyone gets security or no one does.
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Apple, FBI in 'PR war': Cybersecurity expert

Apple, FBI in 'PR war': Cybersecurity expert | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
This ultimately boils down to a battle of appearances, Reputation.com's Michael Fertik says.
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Customer Letter - Apple > Huge battle between Apple & FBI over encryption- @tim_cook says no backdoor for iPhone even in San Bernardino case

A Message to Our Customers
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US intelligence chief: we might use the internet of things to spy on you

US intelligence chief: we might use the internet of things to spy on you | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
“In the future, intelligence services might use the [internet of things] for identification, surveillance, monitoring, location tracking, and targeting for recruitment, or to gain access to networks or user credentials,” Clapper said.
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Don’t Sleep On New Data Privacy Regulations

Don’t Sleep On New Data Privacy Regulations | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Chalk it up to the Snowden Effect. Although it has been nearly three years since Edward Snowden turned the world on its head by releasing a trove of highly..
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British Spies May Soon Be Able To Get Data Straight From American Companies

British Spies May Soon Be Able To Get Data Straight From American Companies | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
“Last time they did this, we assembled the Minutemen.”
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What does a good value exchange look like?

Suddenly, the term ‘value exchange’ seems to be everywhere. A few years ago, the idea that consumers would expect to get value from sharing their data with
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Should we be giving away our personal data for free? - BBC News

Should we be giving away our personal data for free? - BBC News | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Is it time that we started to charge firms for the vast quantity of personal data we're currently giving them for free online, asks the BBC's Johny Cassidy.
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Privacy is an Inside Job — Medium

Privacy is an Inside Job — Medium | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Start here: clothing and shelter are privacy technologies. We use them to create secluded spaces for ourselves. Spaces w…
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VRM - the flipside of CRM breaks out (part 1)

VRM - the flipside of CRM breaks out (part 1) | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
According to its advocates, Vendor Relationship Management (VRM) has the potential to shake-up the very foundations of the information economy by giving back control of their personal data to individuals. But it is only very early days and there are still huge barriers to surmount.
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The Feds Have Let the Cyber World Burn. Let’s Put the Fire Out

The Feds Have Let the Cyber World Burn. Let’s Put the Fire Out | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Security expert Dan Kaminsky writes that the government lets weak cybersecurity burn our society while tech companies try to put out the flames.
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Snooper's charter: wider police powers to hack phones and access web history

Snooper's charter: wider police powers to hack phones and access web history | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
“The Home Office just doesn’t do privacy. It does security and ever more intrusive powers they claim will make us safer, but not privacy. The fact that they see simply changing the name of one section to include the word ‘privacy’ as addressing the fundamental concerns about privacy protections in this bill is breath-taking,”
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We Are Hopelessly Hooked (to our devices)

We Are Hopelessly Hooked (to our devices) | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
We check our phones 221 times a day—an average of every 4.3 minutes—according to a UK study. This number actually may be too low, since people tend to underestimate their own mobile usage. In a 2015 Gallup survey, 61 percent of people said they checked their phones less frequently than others they knew. Our transformation into device people has happened with unprecedented suddenness.
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Why Tim Cook is so furious — Medium

Why Tim Cook is so furious — Medium | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
You might have read the Apple CEO’s open response to the US government earlier today. They are demanding access to an iP…
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Insights: reports on personal information economy and identity - by Ctrl-Shift

A wealth of game-changing research and accumulated IP means we can provide your business with rapid, acute and actionable insights that will realise the
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Uberized: Industries Disrupted, Industries Reborn > about Amazon Alexa

Uberized: Industries Disrupted, Industries Reborn > about Amazon Alexa | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The notion that Software is Eating the World is fully understood in one word. Uber. Who would have ever thought that the industrial era, radio age, metal bound taxi industry could be transformed by software? An unreliable service with no...
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This is the paradox of the new era. Software is changing the lowly cab service into your personal driver. It's turning the spare bedroom into a "rental unit."

But, also turning the kitchen speaker into a Faustian listening device. A Wild Ride awaits.

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Google computer becomes first non-human to officially qualify as car driver

Google computer becomes first non-human to officially qualify as car driver | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
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In the aftermath of Ferguson, St. Louis cops embrace crime-predicting software

In the aftermath of Ferguson, St. Louis cops embrace crime-predicting software | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Just over a year after Michael Brown’s death became a focal point for a national debate about policing and race, Ferguson and nearby St. Louis suburbs have returned to what looks, from the outside,...
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Digital assistants: a new brand platform

Digital assistants: a new brand platform | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Virtual assistants allow brands to connect with customers in a more personal way, but there are barriers to overcome
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U.S. and Europe in ‘Safe Harbor’ Data Deal, but Legal Fight May Await

The agreement would let companies like Google and Facebook continue to move personal data across the Atlantic, but European privacy officials may balk.
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