EU Data Protection Legislation Breakdown →
My blog post for the Hastings Privacy + Technology Project
seamless sharing / mobile
Spending time in Tokyo has given me a good look into the where the US is heading. Mobile + Social VIa mobile, we will have all of our needs in one » Payments (already rolling out via Google Wallet, Box, etc.) » Transportation (possibly separate from payments) » Personal (Calendar, health, etc.) As we move forward, these personal attributes will have the ability to connect...
nexsyslegal's tumblog: ODR Speed and Simplicity or... →
nexsyslegal: In terms of design, it can be difficult to determine how rigid and regulated an online dispute resolution (ODR) ought to be. Take ODR for consumer complaints as an example. A system that is too rigid simply won’t deliver on the promise to provide cheap, simple and fast ways to resolve consumer…
People have always shared information with their best friends - photographs, gossip, personal news, etc. They share this information with best friends because they don’t expect them to share the information with outsiders. Now, these best friends are online. So the way we share with them is through the Internet, yet still don’t expect them to divulge our secrets. Much of society...
blog post on odr + privacy →
The problem, of course, is that there is no notice and there is no choice....– Ryan Calo, Stanford Center for Internet and Society http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/eshoo-future-of-net-requires-privacy-transparency
"The year mobile IT was born"
Recently, a GigaOm article dubbed 2011 as “the year mobile IT was born.” The article described corporate IT departments saying yes to mobile device and tablets, even those owned by the employee. It’s great to see more companies embracing mobile and letting employees choose a device that makes them happy. However, companies can particularly run into problems when employees...
The advent of technology collecting cell site location records has made...– Judge Garaufis Summary of case @ CDT blog: http://cdt.org/blogs/greg-nojeim/129court-rules-warrant-required-stored-cell-site-location-information
Indian National Identity Project
The NYTimes recently reported on the Indian Identity project, Aadhaar. I feel that Aadhaar is a great idea for indigent people in India. In addition to increasing access to public welfare, it can lay the foundation for access to public justice via online dispute resolution that is mobile phone based. ODR already exists in India (see http://www.odrindia.com/ - headed by a world-renown ODR...
blame social media
Recently, there has been a lot of “blame social media” going on. For example: (1) British government - blamed social media for coordination of riots (2) San Francisco BART - stopped cell phone service to prevent a protest (3) CA law not allowing jurors to Tweet Blaming the tool or method of communication is ludicrous. This is the same situation as stopping people from using...
Bionic glasses for poor vision - University of... →
These bionic glasses would raise interesting privacy questions.
A Millennial's Perspective on Privacy
**Some random thoughts on privacy** Just as concepts vary across cultures, concepts vary across different generations. With the advent of the Internet, people have changed the way they interact - now talking with friends and sharing information online instead of offline. As a result, the general public, particularly youth, have new notions of privacy. Previously, privacy was generally...