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Privacy and Surveillance — Obama Adviser John Podesta: ‘Every Country Has a History of Going Over the Line’

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 1st July 2014

Obama Adviser John Podesta: ‘Every Country Has a History of Going Over the Line’ http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/interview-with-obama-advisor-john-podesta-on-nsa-and-cyber-security-a-978297.html Instead of a no-spy deal, the US has begun a Cyber Dialogue with Germany. In a SPIEGEL interview, John Podesta, a special adviser to President Barack Obama, speaks of the balance between alliances and security and says that changes are [...]

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Center for Democracy & Technology

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 17th April 2014

Big Data and Privacy April 17, 2014 Big data has been generating big hype for a while. In January, the White House jumped into the fray, launching a big data and privacy review. CDT participated in all three public workshops convened in connection with the review and submitted written comments. CDT’s Big Data and Privacy [...]

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On social media, privacy, etc.

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th March 2014

Twitter, Rape and Privacy on Social Media – The Cut http://nymag.com/thecut/2014/03/twitter-rape-and-privacy-on-social-media.html?mid=facebook_nymag ***************** Three thoughtful and thought-provoking essays about teaching social media use: “Why students should not be required to publicly participate online” online at http://prpost.wordpress.com/2010/04/25/why-students-should-not-be-required-to-publicly-participate-online/ “Notes on Student Privacy and Online Pedagogy” online at http://joshhonn.com/?p=65 “Why the Loon does not assign public social-media use” online [...]

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Hacking the Future: Privacy, Identity, and Anonymity On the Web

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd December 2013

for the entire list of books, EBooks, and DVDs acquired in November 2013, please use this Google Doc list:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArIvS0UYhpxFdDZ0QUhhSzJLWmd5QTNSWDlhaHBNTEE&usp=sharing  Stryker, Cole. Hacking the Future: Privacy, Identity, and Anonymity On the Web. New York: Overlook Duckworth, 2012. Stryker, Cole Hacking The Future TK5105.875.I57 S7793 2012 Main

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How Teens Deal With Privacy and Mobile Apps

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th August 2013

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/08/how-teens-deal-with-privacy-and-mobile-apps/ Seeking outside advice about how to manage privacy settings is a big indicator of whether a teen is taking steps to protect his or her privacy; 70 percent of teens have sought privacy advice from an adult or outside source. Of those “advice-seekers” who have mobile devices, 50 percent turned off location tracking features, [...]

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