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Reflections on digital identity in a hyperconnected world
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The Privacy Policy is dead - the arrival of the surveillance policy. | My Digital FootPrint

The Privacy Policy is dead - the arrival of the surveillance policy. | My Digital FootPrint | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
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The new ecosystem of trust: how data trusts, collaboratives and coops can help govern data for the maximum public benefit | Nesta

The new ecosystem of trust: how data trusts, collaboratives and coops can help govern data for the maximum public benefit | Nesta | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
The new data ecosystem of trust: How data trusts, collaboratives & coops can help govern data for maximum public benefit
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Why we’re still not really talking about privacy – Elizabeth M. Renieris –

California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Washington — last I checked, these states have introduced draft “privacy…
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Protecting your online privacy is tough—but here's a start —

Protecting your online privacy is tough—but here's a start — | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
What story does your data tell about you?
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If Your Privacy Is in the Hands of Others Alone, You Don’t Have Any | Linux Journal

If Your Privacy Is in the Hands of Others Alone, You Don’t Have Any | Linux Journal | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
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The Laws of Identity

The Laws of Identity | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
In this post, I make a case that Sovrin not only conforms to Kim Cameron's Seven Laws of Identity, but constitutes the identity metasystem he envisioned in 2004.
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It’s Time for a Bill of Data Rights – MIT Technology Review –

It is the summer of 2023, and Rachel is broke. Sitting in a bar one evening, browsing job ads on her phone, she gets a text message. Researchers doing a study on liver function have gotten her name…
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CONTRARY BRIN: We can't own information

CONTRARY BRIN: We can't own information | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
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Startup Global e·dentity raises funds and receives patent for innovative biometric system

Startup Global e·dentity raises funds and receives patent for innovative biometric system | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Multi-factor biometrics and digital identity startup Global e·dentity has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for identifying people by their subcutaneous vascular…
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Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips | Technology | The Guardian

Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips | Technology | The Guardian | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Trades Union Congress concerned over tech being used to control and micromanage
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Chinese 'gait recognition' tech IDs people by how they walk

Chinese 'gait recognition' tech IDs people by how they walk | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: "gait recognition" software that uses people's body shapes and how they walk to identify them, even when their faces are hidden from cameras. Already used by police on the streets of Beijing and Shanghai, "gait recognition" is part of a push across China to develop artificial-intelligence and data-driven surveillance that is raising concern about how far the technology will go.
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The House That Spied on Me

The House That Spied on Me | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
In December, I converted my one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco into a “smart home.” I connected as many of my appliances and belongings as I could to the internet: an Amazon Echo, my lights, my coffee maker, my baby monitor, my kid’s toys, my vacuum, my TV, my toothbrush, a photo frame, a sex toy, and even my bed.
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Cambridge Analytica a year on: ‘a lesson in institutional failure’ | UK news | The Guardian

Cambridge Analytica a year on: ‘a lesson in institutional failure’ | UK news | The Guardian | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
One year after she broke the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Carole Cadwalladr discusses the state of play with whistleblower Christopher Wylie
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Pilot testing begins on an “information bank,” a new system for storing personal data | Online Advertising

Pilot testing begins on an “information bank,” a new system for storing personal data | Online Advertising | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
個人データの活用の新しい仕組み「情報銀行」の実現に向けた実証実験を開始
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Personal Data Collection: The Complete Wired Guide

Personal Data Collection: The Complete Wired Guide | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Information about you, what you buy, where you go, even where you look is the oil that fuels the digital economy.
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Walgreens Tests New Smart Coolers

Walgreens Tests New Smart Coolers | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Walgreens is exploring new tech that turns your purchases, your movements, even your gaze, into data.
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Is Data Ethics an Oxymoron? Customers Don't Think So

Is Data Ethics an Oxymoron? Customers Don't Think So | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Attention C-Suite: If you make only one New Year’s resolution, make it this: use personal data intelligently, transparently and ethically.
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China’s Use of Big Data Might Actually Make It Less Big Brother-ish

B y 2020, China’s new system of social credit scoring is expected to give each citizen a trustworthiness rating based on anything from shopping habits to choice of friends. It may seem like an ideal…
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Technology needs ethics. Oxford philosopher Luciano Floridi explains why

Luciano Floridi has never been kind with technology. In ’95, when the web as we know it today did not exist and he was a PhD Philosophy student, he wrote things such as: «No one controls the system…
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Homeland Security Will Let Software Flag Potential Terrorists

The software, developed under contract, will be given to foreign governments. It is already being tested.
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A Facebook Patent Would Predict Your Household’s Demographics Based On Family Photos

A Facebook Patent Would Predict Your Household’s Demographics Based On Family Photos | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
Facebook’s proposed technology would analyze your #wifey tags, shared IP addresses, and photos to predict whom you live with.
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The data firms ICE hires raise alarm about a hidden industry

The data firms ICE hires raise alarm about a hidden industry | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
“This is where there needs to be debate,” says a former analyst for one of the firms helping Immigration and Customs Enforcement gather personal data.
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The DEA and ICE are hiding surveillance cameras in streetlights —

The DEA and ICE are hiding surveillance cameras in streetlights — | Digital Footprint | Scoop.it
"I can tell you this—things are always being watched."
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My Apple Watch became an excuse to not take care of myself

How we learn to rely on tech to tell us when something is wrong, only to misinterpret the signals.
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