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PUBLIC MARKS from gregg with tags internet & privacy

09 June 2014

The Internet With A Human Face - Beyond Tellerrand 2014 Conference Talk

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I'm tired of being scared of what the web is going go look like tomorrow.

09 May 2014

How One Woman Hid Her Pregnancy From Big Data

For the past nine months, Janet Vertesi, assistant professor of sociology at Princeton University, tried to hide from the Internet the fact that she's pregnant — and it wasn't easy.

Elle veut cacher sa grossesse sur Internet pour ne pas être tracée, elle devient suspecte |

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En essayant de cacher sa grossesse à Internet, Janet Vertesi a ainsi été «identifiée comme quelqu'un de probalement engagé dans des activités criminelles». Ce qui lui fait dire que le simple fait de sortir des sentiers battus du web, des rails installés par la bande des Gafa (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple), est en soi devenu suspect. Et est synonyme, pour reprendre ses termes, de comportement immoral voire criminel.

20 March 2014

Reset the Net

Don't ask for your privacy. Take it back. Governments have abused the Internet and twisted it beyond recognition. Now, we're taking it back. Are you in? Sign up to help Reset the Net.

18 February 2014

What They Know - WSJ

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Marketers are spying on Internet users -- observing and remembering people's clicks, and building and selling detailed dossiers of their activities and interests. The Wall Street Journal's What They Know series documents the new, cutting-edge uses of this Internet-tracking technology. The Journal analyzed the tracking files installed on people's computers by the 50 most popular U.S. websites, plus The Journal also built an "exposure index" -- to determine the degree to which each site exposes visitors to monitoring -- by studying the tracking technologies they install and the privacy policies that guide their use.

02 September 2013

Fight for the Future, defending our basic rights and freedoms

Fight for the Future is dedicated to protecting and expanding the Internet's transformative power in our lives by creating civic campaigns that are engaging for millions of people.