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This Week In Privacy: Jan 2, 2009

CNET A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To a Birthday Greeting An interesting take on privacy and revealing a piece of information that most people wouldn’t think twice about when signing up for a new online account. WOAI The 500 Most Common Passwords 1 in 9 people use at least one password from this [...]

This Week In Privacy: Dec 26, 2008

The Olympian Watch Out For ID Theft While Online If you have some gift money burning a hole in your pocket and want to grab online post-Christmas bargains, beware of ID thieves hoping to make you the next victim. ZDNet 5 Security Precautions To Take For The Holiday Break The following last-minute precautions should probably [...]

Obama Gives Privacy the Spotlight

The 73% of Americans who use the web may be interested in reading just what tech-savvy President-elect Obama has planned for the future of the cloud and how it pertains to an all time Passpack favorite – privacy on the web. Safeguarding Internet user’s right to privacy in Web 2.0 is not always top of [...]

This Week in Privacy: Dec 12, 2008

Ars Technica CDT to Obama: Advent of “the Cloud” Makes Privacy Laws Dated The Center for Democracy and Technology issued a transition outlining measures president-elect Barack Obama should take to restore privacy safeguards… and to promote open discourse and innovation online. Computer Finance The value of Your Stolen Identity: About $120 The going rate for [...]

Shared Host-Proof Hosting

In order to understand how shared host-proof hosting works, we need a quick overview of host-proof hosting – what it is and why it has gained such standing in online privacy matters. The Need For Privacy Online Whenever you send anything over the internet, your data is exposed. The sites you visit, emails you send, [...]

This Week In Privacy, Dec 5, 2008

CEO World Magazine The Complete Guide to Internet Security and Privacy Issues! 51 fundamental useful links for anyone interested in privacy online and what it means, protecting yourself from identity theft and various other informative channels to security on the web. Certainly is a complete guide. Market Watch 7 Steps to Worry Free Online Shopping [...]

This Week In Privacy, Nov 21, 2008

FoxNews Oregon Woman Loses $400,000 to Nigerian Email Scam An Oregon woman is out $400,000 after falling for a well-known Internet scam. She says she wasn’t an easy mark. Great article on how online fraud can hit anyone. WashingtonPost A New Voice in Online Privacy President-elect Barack Obama has cited privacy as one of the [...]

This Week In Privacy, Nov 14, 2008

Datamation Bruce Schneier: Securing Your PC and Your Privacy Bruce Schneier is a prolific writer on the subjects of cryptology, privacy and security. And this is a fantastic interview where he really clears up some common misconceptions and gets down to the raw facts of security on the web. Mashable Is Twitter Ranking Your Popularity [...]

Tim O’Reilly Talks Privacy

Andrea Vascellari just posted this video of O’Reilly from the Web2.0 conference in Berlin last month. Prompted by our very own Donato, O’Reilly shared his thoughts on  the need for privacy in a social web. O’Reilly’s states he’s in favor of privacy, but if I had to paraphrase, it sounds to me like he’s saying: [...]

This Week in Privacy, Oct 31, 2008

This week’s privacy related news items are well worth the read, covering a pretty broad spectrum of issues. The most eye-catching topics were: Information Week Firefox Add-On Simulates Great Firewall Of China Aram Bartholl, Even Roth and Tobias Leingruber’s recent Firefox add-on has been getting lots of buzz, since it lets people get a glimpse [...]

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