netwit 2.01

BATTLE FOR THE INTERNET Tim Berners-Lee urges government to stop the snooping bill

Guardian series: day 2: Battle of the Internet

Tim Berners-Lee urges government to stop the snooping bill

–Exclusive: Extension of surveillance powers ‘a destruction of human rights’

Ian Katz, Guardian, 17 April 2012

April 18, 2012 Posted by | FaceBook, GCHQ, Internet, native apps, network silos, online privacy, privacy, silo effect, Skype, social media, Tim Burners-Lee | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Selling You on Facebook

Selling You on Facebook

–Many popular Facebook apps are obtaining sensitive information about users—and users’ friends—so don’t be surprised if details about your religious, political and even sexual preferences start popping up in unexpected places.

By Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, Shayndi Raice and Courtney Schley, WSJ, 8 April 2012

April 9, 2012 Posted by | apps, FaceBook, Helen Nissenbaum [privacy researcher], personal data, personal data economy, Privacy Bill of Rights, social media, social networks | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment