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Privacy must now become part of the customer proposition

Privacy must now become part of the customer proposition

Written by on August 23, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Over the years, I’ve often tried to persuade clients that the time will come when privacy will be part of the upfront consumer proposition rather than a back office hygiene factor. privacy should be an integral part of the customer proposition that sways the choice of product or service From The business of privacy | Consult […]

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Our data has value – the future of privacy Part II, with Doc Searls

Our data has value – the future of privacy Part II, with Doc Searls

Written by on July 29, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

With privacy on all our minds, DisruptiveViews (DV) tracked down Doc Searls (DS), lynchpin of, amongst other things, privacy work at Harvard, NYU and elsewhere, to get his views on where we go next. Even though he was on a tour of Canada, he stopped to chat. DV: Doc, thank you for slowing down enough […]

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Our data has value – the future of privacy

Our data has value – the future of privacy

Written by on July 8, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

We are angry. We want our privacy back. When Mark Zuckerberg said that we ‘now live our lives in public’ we chuckled and didn’t believe him. What he didn’t say was that he, and many others, would track our every movement, online. It is our fault. It is our fault because we were offered free […]

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With the new GDPR, whose data is it anyway?

With the new GDPR, whose data is it anyway?

Written by on May 19, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

“Keep Calm and Carry On” seems a fitting theme for the finally-published General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – a new European wide legislation which is designed to give individuals greater control over their personal information. However, this is only the case if you’re one of the organisations already valuing customers’ data. Unfortunately, for too long, […]

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Microsoft sues US government over data requests

Microsoft sues US government over data requests

Written by on April 15, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp has sued the U.S. government for the right to tell its customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, the latest in a series of clashes over privacy between the technology industry and Washington. The lawsuit, filed on Thursday in federal court in Seattle, argues that the […]

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Email privacy bill finally advances in Congress

Email privacy bill finally advances in Congress

Written by on April 14, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Legislation that would require law enforcement to obtain a search warrant before asking technology companies to hand over old emails unanimously moved forward in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, notching a long-awaited win for technology companies and digital privacy advocates. The House Judiciary Committee voted 28-0 to approve the Email […]

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EU regulators worried Privacy Shield offers enough protection

EU regulators worried Privacy Shield offers enough protection

Written by on April 13, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European privacy regulators said on Wednesday a new commercial data transfer pact between the European Union and the United States needed to provide more reassurance over U.S. surveillance practices and the independence of a new U.S. privacy ombudsman. The lukewarm reception of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, agreed in February after two years […]

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FCC advances privacy proposal for US broadband users

FCC advances privacy proposal for US broadband users

Written by on April 1, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday advanced a proposal to ensure the privacy of broadband Internet users by barring providers from collecting user data without consent. The proposed regulation from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler won initial approval with a 3-2 vote to require broadband providers to obtain consumer consent, disclose data […]

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Apple let off the hook, but privacy battle rumbles on

Apple let off the hook, but privacy battle rumbles on

Written by on March 30, 2016 in News, Opinion with 0 Comments

There will be relief in Cupertino at the moment as Apple is let off having to go to court to defend its position on unlocking devices. The debate, however, will – and should – carry on. Apple says that helping a Government agency unlock an iPhone sets a dangerous precedent and eats up resources. Clearly Apple […]

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Apple grappling with with internal privacy conflicts

Apple grappling with with internal privacy conflicts

Written by on March 21, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – As Apple Inc feuds with the U.S. government over iPhone privacy protections, the tech giant is also grappling with internal conflicts over privacy that could pose challenges to its long-term product strategy. Unlike Google, Amazon and Facebook, Apple is loathe to use customer data to deliver targeted advertising or personalized recommendations. Indeed, any […]

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