iankennedy + privacy   30

How Pizza Night Can Cost More in Data Than Dollars
Even a low-key evening at home can mean handing over a trove of personal information to high-tech companies
datamining  privacy  socialnetworks 
april 2018 by iankennedy
Tracking the Trackers: Where Everybody Knows Your Username
Third-Party Web Tracking and Anonymity, how third party sites can use web refer URLs to scrape out and match personally identified information.
privacy 
october 2011 by iankennedy
Online Phone Number Revelation Prompts Calls, Texts
What happened when CNN published Louis Gray's phone number.
privacy  phonenumbers  LouisGray 
december 2010 by iankennedy
What They Know - WSJ
Infographic of data provided by privacychoice.org showing how sites share tracking data.
privacy  visualization  infographics 
october 2010 by iankennedy
Rapleaf’s Web: How You Are Profiled On The Web
Rapleaf is becoming the FICO of email addresses. They provide a premium service that lets subscribers check the validity and reputation of an email address. They say that they get all their data from public crawls of the web.
email  identity  privacy 
october 2010 by iankennedy
The Valleywag Guide to Restoring Your Privacy on Facebook
Step by step guide to re-cloaking your Facebook profile after recent privacy changes.
facebook  privacy 
december 2009 by iankennedy
Facebook Shuts Down RSS Feed App
Not entirely suprising as this app flew in the face of Facebook's privacy policy.
facebook  privacy  rss 
may 2009 by iankennedy
The Very Curious Microsoft-Facebook User Data Relationship
Does the invite your Facebook friends to MSFT Live Messenger violate Facebook privacy policy?
privacy  microsoft  facebook 
november 2008 by iankennedy
Will Expand Its Opt-Out Policy to Customized Advertising on Yahoo.com
Press release includes detailed responses to House Energy and Commerce Congressional Committee
privacy  advertising  yahoo 
august 2008 by iankennedy
How do they track you? Let us count the ways.
Little more detail on methodology behind NY TImes/ComScore collaboration on tracking.
comscore  privacy  study 
march 2008 by iankennedy
Louis Gray - FriendFeed
Debate over FriendFeed's "blanket of implicit privacy"
privacy  friendfeed 
february 2008 by iankennedy
The Social Graph API and Surprises
David Recordon posts about The Principle of Least Surprise
dataportability  google  privacy  sixapart  xfn  davidrecordon 
february 2008 by iankennedy
just because we can, doesn't mean we should
Ad-hoc exposure is not the same as a vaccine. Sure, a vaccine is a type of exposure, but a very systematically controlled one. No one in their right mind would decide to expose all of society to a virus just to see who would survive.
privacy  facebook  socialnetworks  danahboyd  dla 
february 2008 by iankennedy
Social Graph visibility akin to pain reflex
It's a lot like the evolutionary value of pain. Search creates feedback loops that allow us to learn from and modify our behavior.
privacy  web2.0  timoreilly  dla 
february 2008 by iankennedy
FORTUNE: Techland RIP Facebook?
This company has no one babysitting it. And watching it now is like watching an unattended child play with a pack of matches in a wooden house.
facebook  privacy  badpr 
december 2007 by iankennedy
Yours for the Peeping
New York Times article uses architectual trends as a metaphor for online behavior
architecture  privacy 
november 2007 by iankennedy
Ralf Bendrath: The Social Graph, Google, Privacy, and Usability
Contrarian view of open social networks. It needs contextual privacy.
google  socialnetworks  privacy 
november 2007 by iankennedy
Your are what your search results return and so are your kids - Blog Maverick
Parents today do not understand the lifelong consequences of sharing our kid's life online. When your son runs for President, he'll have to answer to that cute picutre you took of him running around without his pants.
identity  privacy 
april 2007 by iankennedy
Super-Close Google Maps Zooms
Replace the z parameter value in the link and you may be able to zoom in *really* close
google  hacks  maps  privacy 
march 2007 by iankennedy
Data Mining 101: Finding Subversives with Amazon Wishlists
Homegrown snooping using publically available web services
api  privacy  datamining 
january 2006 by iankennedy

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