Tag Archives: data mining

Crossing Privacy’s Red Line

– Recent revelations about the exfiltration of the personal data of some 50 million Facebook users and the use of the data by Cambridge Analytica to influence the 2016 presidential election have dominated the news. While I did not anticipate the egregiousness of what may have actually been done, I…

Those Data are Mine(d)

– The “What They Know” series in The Wall Street Journal continues and is commendably relentless in its reporting of the growing compromises of personal data. Periodically and quite frequently, the WSJ publishes an article on how our privacy is being gnawed away many millions of records at a…

Trust-Me Privacy

– Here we go again. We see yet another case of lack of privacy protection and its devastating consequences. In the “Link By Link” segment of the February 16, 2009 issue of the New York Times, Noam Cohen writes a column with the title “As Data Collecting Grows, Privacy…