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Hold the date: Atlanta Innovation Forum The Challenging New World of Privacy & Security

Hold the date: Atlanta Innovation Forum The Challenging New World of Privacy & Security

I’m thrilled to have been invited to speak at the Atlanta Innovation Forum’s live web event, on October 15, 2020, 6:00 PM EST, “The Challenging New World of Privacy & Security,” and to have the opportunity to discuss the state of privacy, self-sovereignty, The Identity Nexus™, and more with my fellow panelists. Program Abstract Keeping […]

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Braze Privacy Data Report

Braze Privacy Data Report

The Braze Privacy Data Report provides useful insights toward understanding U.S. consumers’ (n=2,000) and marketer executives’ (n=500) opinions regarding personal data usage and privacy.  The findings are insightful.  Marketers should start to take action now, and prepare themselves for the rise of the self-sovereign individual.  Individuals expect transparency According to the study, individuals want transparency. […]

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Project Your Privacy: Consider Blurring Your House on Google Maps

Project Your Privacy: Consider Blurring Your House on Google Maps

Proactively managing your privacy is no longer a luxury, it is a must and it takes conscious effort. One step you may not have considered is blurring your house, face, car or license plate, or some other object on Google Maps? Why would you want to do this, you might ask? Well, here are a […]

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Geofencing Warrants

Geofencing Warrants

Today in Wired, I read about geofencing warrants. Geofence Warrants are a law enforcement practice. Law enforcement submits a request to tech companies, notably Google, Apple, Uber, Facebook, for a list of all the devices in, at, or near a location during a specific period of time. The objective of this practice is to identify people […]

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IAPP Releases “US State Comprehensive Privacy Law Comparison.” Why this is relevant to The Identity Nexus

IAPP Releases “US State Comprehensive Privacy Law Comparison.” Why this is relevant to The Identity Nexus

I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about and drilling into the nature of personal information. I’ve been thinking about its role within society, and how we can find a risk-reward equilibrium (i.e., The Identity Nexus®) when it comes to the exchange of personal information between public institutions, private organizations, and people (i.e., data […]

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The Data Confidence Index, 2019: How confident people around the world are that they can protect their privacy

The Data Confidence Index, 2019: How confident people around the world are that they can protect their privacy

Back in 2019, the Datum Future and GlobalWebindex released a study, The Data Confidence Index. This study is as relevant today as when it was released. According to Catherine Mayer of Datum Future, with this study, they set out to explore the differences between people’s privacy attitudes and their privacy protection behaviors. The Data Confidence […]

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Act now, Aug. 21, 2020 deadline! Opportunity to generate international awareness for your SSI company and the industry category

Act now, Aug. 21, 2020 deadline! Opportunity to generate international awareness for your SSI company and the industry category

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has an open call for submissions for their IAPP Privacy Tech Vendor Report. The deadline for submission for the next report is Friday, August 21, 2020. You have 2 days left. Here are the guidelines and the submission form for you to submit your entry for the report. […]

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There is “unity” in humanity — introducing Humanity Power

There is “unity” in humanity — introducing Humanity Power

It has been quite some time since I’ve been inspired to write. This is my first Medium story. What finally broke through the noise and my inertia was the launch of Humanity Power, an initiative released today by my friend Charisse. The Humanity Power message:There is “unity” within humanity. Understanding the Humanity Power Message What the message […]

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CNBC Interview with Roger McNamee: Consumers are getting a terrible deal in exchange for their personal data

CNBC Interview with Roger McNamee: Consumers are getting a terrible deal in exchange for their personal data

CNBC, on June 3, 2019, interviewed Roger McNamee, co-founder of Elevation Partners and early Facebook investor, on the topic of antitrust and personal information (CNBC, Adami & McNamee, 2019). According to McNamee antitrust views are changing. He notes that historically antitrust regulation was thought not to apply to Internet companies since the services they offered to […]

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A Year of GDPR: Looking Back & To The Future

A Year of GDPR: Looking Back & To The Future

This article was published by American Marketer (free) and Luxury Daily (paywall) on May 29, 2019. A year ago Saturday, May 25, marks the one-year anniversary of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), a tsunami that washed on to the world’s shores.  Even though the GDPR waters have yet to settle, it is abundantly clear […]

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