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Happy Data Privacy Day!

who will fight for the privacy of visitors?

by Angela Guess Mauricio Prinzlau of Cloudwards.net reports, “According to a report by Privacy Rights Clearing House, in the United States alone, more than 600 million records containing sensitive information have been stolen since January 2005. This shows how pervasive the effect of data theft is and why data protection is crucial.To address this issue,…

The Semantic Web And Data Privacy

by Jennifer Zaino Happy Data Privacy Day! The semantic web community has done its share of thinking on the data privacy topic, as evidenced by events such as Privacy Online 2013 at the International Semantic Web Conference in Australia. Recognizing the impact of semantic technologies on privacy, the workshop aimed to focus on raising awareness…

In Recognition of Data Privacy Day

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by Angela Guess Duncan MacRae of CBR reports, “IT security experts have described [today’s] Data Privacy Day (DPD) as extremely timely, following recent high profile hacks around the globe. DPD, held annually on January 28, aims to encourage everyone to make protecting privacy and data a greater priority – empowering and educating people to protect their…

Why Every Day Should Be Data Protection Day

Phone and License Plate, an excuse to hawk a couple of blog posts

by Angela Guess Russell Parsons of Marketing Week reports that today is “data protection day, or data privacy day as it is known outside Europe. It marks the passing in to law of the first pan-European data protection regulation – on 28 January 1981. The volume of data generated and the opportunities available to brands to…

The Future of Privacy in a Big Data World

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by Angela Guess PBS Newshour recently aired a segment on the future of privacy in a world dominated by bigger and bigger data. The description states, “Technologies that track data can make life more efficient, but can they go too far? Jeffrey Brown talks to technology and privacy experts Jules Polonetsky and Adam Thierer for more…