Tag Archives: mobile privacy

Are Privacy Advocates the Don Quixotes of the Digital Age?

Your personal information is under a privacy assault every day, from yourself.  I have long-held that most people would give up a treasure trove of information if they got something valuable in return.  The key is what is that value.  … Continue reading

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Making Privacy Transparency Work For You

It seems like privacy issues have been front of mind way too much lately.  Today will be no different.  But let’s look at it a little differently.  Do user’s appreciate data transparency or is it a case of information overload.  … Continue reading

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Shopper Tracking – Should You Opt-Out? Can You?

Everyday location privacy is getting harder and hard to control for consumers, and trends in consumer behavior analysis are making it even harder.  I talked about this back in July when I wrote about store Wi-Fi tracking.  Today I am … Continue reading

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Tracking You Wherever You Go – Your Mobile Exposes You

Technology giveth, and technology taketh away.  The days of hiding yourself from brands and companies by switching devices seems to be behind us.  Either you are moving solely to mobile for your access to the outside world, or new technologies … Continue reading

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The Better to Track You – Online Privacy and Tracking ID’s

This was the week of a new iOS and new iPhones, but it was also the week of some interesting online tracking news, too.  After upgrading to iOS7 I was pleased to see a new privacy area in settings and played … Continue reading

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Preemptive Privacy Strike – Selling Your Own Data

One of the axioms of today’s society is that in order to get better, more personalized service, we must give up some personal privacy and share your information with others.  Nowhere is that more prevalent in our electronic society.  To … Continue reading

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Beware our Robot Overlords – Privacy in the Cloud?

As we move towards intelligent assistants, I think we all should take a step back and in an informed way evaluate how our personal privacy is impacted by cloud services.  Intelligent assistants, or intelligent software agents (ISA), are here in … Continue reading

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