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Key Privacy Takeaways from #SXSW

With the ongoing public dialogue concerning the intersection of technological innovation, national security, and privacy that followed Edward Snowden’s revelations of classified information last year, it is no surprise that privacy and security were top themes at SXSW Interactive this year.  The following summarizes key points made about privacy throughout the Interactive conference, which ended … Continue Reading

Covington at #SXSW: If “Big Data Is the New Oil” Then “Privacy Is the New Green”

South by Southwest (“SXSW”) Interactive kicked off last week, and Covington was there to cover privacy and big data’s big buzz, a topic which dominated much of the conference.  Among the events that took place last Friday were “Big Data Inverted: The Best Candy from Strangers?” and “Privacy Under the Covers: The Naked Truth.”  The … Continue Reading

Two Recent Privacy Reports on Consumer Confidence and Website Tracking Practices

Two reports have recently been released that look at consumer perceptions of online privacy issues and examine user tracking practices on popular websites. TRUSTe Privacy Index TRUSTe released its Privacy Index for the second quarter of 2012, which measures consumer confidence in their online privacy.  The numbers show that consumers are concerned about web privacy … Continue Reading
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