I have always known that ‘paper’ is an expensive and time consuming way of collecting, sharing, storing and retrieving information. I recall us all going out to buy document shredders to protect us from Ne’er do wells rooting through our dustbins (sorry – trash cans) to get hold of our personal information until weak or unprotected [...]
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The following is written by the CEO of Personal.com (as the American spelling will attest). It is the Foreword to an important White Paper Privacy by Design and the Emerging Personal Data Ecosystem from Dr Ann Cavoukian, Information & Privacy Commissioner, Ontario, Canada which I strongly recommend reading. Yes, Personal.com can be seen as a competitor [...]
There was an interesting interview on BBCnews this morning in which Peter Bolton King, Global Residential Director at Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), revealed the findings of their survey that Estate Agents are not trusted to provide relevant information to property buyers. This concurs with a recent survey by Which? who asked consumers the [...]
I was honoured to be invited recently by Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D, Information & Privacy Commissioner – Ontario, Canada, to become an Ambassador for Privacy by Design following my post comparing her ’7 Principles’ with PAOGA’s application development.
Over the next few days the Privacy Surgeon will poll many of the world’s leading privacy specialists, policy-makers, media professionals and legal experts to identify the ten key issues that are most likely to dominate the privacy landscape over the coming year. This will by the first of an annual poll conducted every summer by [...]
Now, don’t misunderstand me – I am not advocating Antisocial Networks. I have nothing against Social Networks used sensibly for sharing stuff BUT, like everyone else, I also have private and personal stuff, important to me, that I want to share quickly and conveniently with specific people and organisations. Similarly, as a business, I want [...]
We have long been concerned about the issues of privacy and confidentiality on the web as a skim through my old blogs will attest. At that time neither individuals, businesses nor government recognised this as an issue – indeed, individuals were pouring out detailed personal information to anyone who asked, companies were collecting, harvesting and [...]
It started for me with a fascinating lunch hosted by the Information Technologists’ Company on HQS Wellington. As always, an impressive keynote speaker in Professor Richard Susskind OBE but you’ll have to ask David Blunkett about his concerns regarding Home Office confidentiality –I thought you were supposed to kiss a lot of frogs, not let [...]
"The Cost of Cyber Crime" report reveals that whilst government and the citizen are affected by rising levels of cyber crime, at an estimated £2.2bn and £3.1bn cost respectively, business bears the lion’s share of the cost. The report indicates that, at a total estimated cost of £21bn, over three-quarters of the economic impact of [...]
The Canadian Government has long led the way regarding Privacy over Personal Information and this position is reinforced by the White Paper ‘Privacy by Design in Law, Policy and Practice’ published in August 2011 by Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D., the Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ontario, Canada. The paper reflects and endorses what we at PAOGA have [...]
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