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 August 15, 2015  Breaches, Misc No Responses »

More on the risks of identification and re-identification in large databases, from The Economist: Frequent visitors to the Hustler Club, a gentlemen’s entertainment venue in New York, could not have known that they would become part of a debate about anonymity in the era of “big data”. But when, for sport, [Read More…]

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 August 3, 2015  Business, Laws, Misc, U.S. Comments Off on Consumers need a new legal right to control personal data (Op-Ed)

James B. Rule, a researcher at the Center for the Study of Law and Society at UC Berkeley and the author of “Privacy in Peril: How We Are Sacrificing a Fundamental Right in Exchange for Security and Convenience,” has an Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times today. He writes, in [Read More…]