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Data Privacy Day

International Privacy Day: Protect Your Digital Footprint

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 03.28.2015 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Did you know that Facebook, Twitter and Google+ track your visits to any website with a displayed "Like," "Tweet" or "+1" icon, whether or not you even click one of those buttons? So how do you protect yourself from undesired data collection, and your collected data from misuse or misappropriation?

7 Cool Ways to Have Fun Online While Protecting Your Privacy

Mark Weinstein | Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

I've got to be connected -- we all do today. And I've always loved tech -- particularly the helpful kind built by entrepreneurs who respect and honor their customers.

Privacy and Trust: The Keys to Effective Data Use

Aimee Rogstad Guidera | Posted 03.30.2014 | Education
Aimee Rogstad Guidera

This misinformation does real harm to students, parents and teachers, who stand to benefit most from the effective use of data when it's kept secure and used the right way. But you can't trust what you can't see.

Why Privacy Is a 21st Century Myth

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 03.30.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Guarding the innermost secrets of our data lives, both laudable and necessary, is one thing. The whole brouhaha over maintaining the chimera of our privacy, is another, and is as pointless and ludicrous and building a sand castle to protect us against a tidal wave.

Policies to Protect Our Data Privacy Must Be Thorough and Consistent

Rey Ramsey | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics
Rey Ramsey

A single email may be subject to different legal standards depending on whether it is in transit, in storage, how long it is in storage, or whether it has been opened.

Do You Know Who's Doing What With Your Data Day

Leslie Harris | Posted 03.31.2013 | Technology
Leslie Harris

If you are like most people, you are probably overdue for a data privacy tune-up and Data Privacy Day, taking place yesterday, is as good a day as any to take an inventory of the privacy measures in place to protect your personal information.

Google Will Fight The Government To Protect Your Email

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google will lobby Washington in 2013 to make it harder for law enforcement authorities to gain access to emails and other digit...

Data Privacy Day: A Good Time to Approve ECPA Reforms

Edward J. Black | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Edward J. Black

One part of data privacy that doesn't get as much attention as it deserves are the issues surrounding government surveillance.

Data Privacy Day - Version 2013

Christopher Burgess | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

As we arrive at the conclusion of another Data Privacy Month, and turn to celebrate Data Privacy Day, Jan. 28, I can say with a great deal of certainty, we should not be celebrating. Our privacy was collectively hosed in 2012.

Google Apps: Saving Schools Money or Paying With Your Kid's Privacy?

Sue Scheff | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Sue Scheff

A key reason schools are signing up for Google Apps for Education is that Google claims to provide these services at no cost. But these services are not entirely free. Did you know that schools may be "paying" for these services with your kid's privacy?

The Internet Association Celebrates 2013 Data Privacy Day, Urges 113th Congress to Pass Electronic Privacy Reform

Michael Beckerman | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Michael Beckerman

Did you know that a law written before email was commercially available governs the way the government can access your data online?

Happy Data Privacy Day

Larry Keating | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
Larry Keating

While the Internet and technology has become an extraordinary medium for commercial -- and personal publication, and we embrace it with abandon at times to satisfy our varying degrees of narcissism -- we really don't like it when we lose control of what we think is ours and ours alone.

Your Name, Your Privacy: Data Privacy Day 2011

Christopher Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

As more of our societal interaction includes an online component, we must ensure that we are paying attention every time we hit that "enter" key.

70% Of Employers Have Rejected Applicants Over Online Info | By Amar Toor — Jan 28th 2010 at 2:50PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

We know you've probably had the date circled on your calendar for months now, but, in case you needed reminding, today is the 4th annual Data Privacy ...