Bruce Schneier on Privacy and the Data Free-for-All

Over the past two decades, few voices have shouted louder from the rooftops about global cybersecurity and digital privacy concerns than Bruce Schneier. He’s the CTO of Resilient Systems, a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and has authored 14 books—his latest, Data and Goliath, was published in March. As Facebook and Google have infiltrated our every […] The post Bruce Schneier on Privacy and the Data Free-for-All appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

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Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records

Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to the leak. Today, a US judge sided with shareholders... Continue reading at Engadget

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Facebook's pivot to privacy will make data more powerful than ever

The platform is increasing its focus on Groups, where algorithms will have even more influence on the content users see. Continue reading at Media Week

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Four out of five people expect Facebook to have another data privacy issue this year

People are becoming more aware of the need to protect their data online, not just because of the rate of cybercriminal activity, but also because large organizations are frequently being careless with the data they hold. A new survey of 1,000 people from OpenVPN reveals that four out of five... Continue reading at Betanews

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Get 'Cyber Security -- Actionable Ways to Protect Your Data and IT Systems' for FREE

If you’re a business leader, you’ve heard, read or thought about it more than you probably want to: the ceaseless war to protect your company’s network and data from a hacker. The next big data breach is always lurking around the corner, but businesses don’t have to live in fear of losing... Continue reading at Betanews

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Updated BBC Privacy and Cookies Policy reveals targeted social advertising, and data sharing with TV Licensing

Just a few days ago, the BBC revealed that it was planning to introduce password checks for iPlayer users so it could ensure that a valid TV license is in place. Following on from this, the corporation has updated its Privacy and Cookies Policy. The changes mean that personal information is... Continue reading at Betanews

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EU privacy watchdogs seek answers from WhatsApp and Yahoo about users' data

European Union privacy watchdogs have warned WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum to stop sharing users' data with parent company Facebook until they investigated whether the transfers comply with EU data protection law. They also want Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to come clean about recent leaks and spying... Continue reading at PC World

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Al Jazeera Web Comic Looks at Big Data and the Future of Privacy

Al Jazeera America has released Terms of Service, an online graphic novel that is the part of the network’s strategy of tapping into new forms of storytelling.  Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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EU Privacy Proposal Could Limit Data Use by Google, Facebook

The European Commission's call today for stronger data privacy protections could help the web's biggest data collectors like Google and Facebook fight data requests from the U.S. government.As expected, the Commission published a collection of recommendations for stronger data protections,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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How Free Is Free Expression?

For 150 years, publishing has been the site where this question is vigorously debated, writes ‘PW’ veteran Gayle Feldman. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Making the Switch from Little Free Libraries to Little Free Pantries

A number of little free library volunteer stewards -- both registered and unregistered with the Little Free Library organization – have switched from filling the mounted boxes in front of their homes with free books to filling them with household items. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big-hearted strangers turn Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries.

Are you desperately searching for proof that there is, in fact, still goodness in this crazy, mixed-up, pandemic-cowed world? You are? Well then, might I direct your attention to this Chicago neighborhood street corner? Seen in my Chicago neighborhood. Sign says “To help our neighbors affected... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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How Little Free Libraries Inspired Little Free Pantries: Critical Linking, September 6, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

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A Data Scientist Explains Some Approaches to “Big Data”

Context is everything when it comes to analyzing data, says Hilary Mason. Are you selling a million copies of a book, or one copy of a million books? The post A Data Scientist Explains Some Approaches to “Big Data” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Data Giant Acxiom Launches Data Management Platform

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IDG Enterprise Marries First, Third-Party Data With Launch of Premium Data Services

IDG Enterprise looks to better serve their advertisers with the launch of its Premium Data Services, a portfolio of products that will integrate both first and third party data for ad clients looking to more deeply understand their target audiences. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Turnit Offers Free Digital Newsstand--And Says It Will Remain Free

Evolusent Inc.--owner of Lifestyle Magazine as well as several different companies offering new media content and commerce services--is beta testing Turnit, a free digital newsstand for magazine publishers. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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A year on from Apple Daily’s closure, what’s left of Hong Kong’s free press?

With the newspaper’s founder and senior editors jailed, other pro-democracy media outlets shut and 1,000 journalists out of work, can press freedom survive in the territory?Read more: ‘My career is finished, my friends are in prison and I’m an alien in my city’: life after Hong Kong’s Apple... Continue reading at The Guardian

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How to get Amazon Prime for free for Prime Day 2022

Amazon’s Prime Day has returned to its usual time of the year—for 2022, it’ll take place on July 12 and July 13. As always, you’ll need to be a Prime member to partake of the deals. Prime is Amazon’s $139 per year service that provides two-day shipping on all orders, as well as a ton of extras... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon teases 30 free games and a $10 credit for Prime Day 2022

Amazon Prime Day is back for 2022. Despite its beginnings as a shopping “holiday” no one asked for, it’s grown to mammoth proportions—Amazon Prime members can expect a flood of discounts when the deals start dropping at midnight PT on Tuesday, July 12 and run through Wednesday, July... Continue reading at PC World

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