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Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D.
Leading the Privacy by Design Centre of Excellence at Ryerson U. Top 25 Women of Influence; Top 10 Women in Data Security & Privacy. Lover of Privacy & Freedom.
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Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D. 2h
This is just another example of the folly of being immersed in zero-sum mindset, which regrettably, continues to be so prevalent!
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Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D. 2h
This is the dumbest argument: “Give up on privacy because the horse has left the barn.” So? Get another barn! You don’t give up because something is hard. Privacy forms the foundation of our freedom — fight harder!
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CPHIN 4h
. is one of the world’s leading experts and is on the CPHIN team! Ann founded the leading Global Privacy & Security by Design and . She is a former 3-term Ontario Privacy Commissioner and is the Expert-in-Residence: Big Data at
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ashkan soltani 21h
Replying to @Snap
Privacy invasions on are particularly concerning since a disproportionate percentage of it's users are kids/teens as compared to other platforms.
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Jake Snow 21h
Note that Illinois residents are mercifully excluded from this biometric horror show. The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, doing good work.
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Chris Hoofnagle 20h
FT: "the first nine months [of GDPR] showed 206,000 cases recorded, which included 95,000 complaints and 65,000 data security breach notifications. National data protection agencies in 11 countries had levied €56m in fines.” <Already on par w FTC fines
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David Hoffman 19h
Listen to to understand why.
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Data Privacy Asia 18h
How Laws Are Changing To Protect Personal Information - Forbes
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Aaron Taylor May 23
Re: the recent article saying new car electronics even measure driver's weight - what are a prospective buyer's options...can the buyer specify what computer features he/she wants removed? What are the buyer's rights when purchasing this or any product w/new technology?
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Privacy Matters 12h
Replying to @PrivacyMatters
"Lawmakers should promote the use of data that has been subject to de-identification techniques that either eliminate or reasonably reduce the ability to connect data with a specific individual.” and …..
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Big Brother Watch May 23
If you were the victim of a horrific crime, how would you feel if police demanded your phone + social media accounts? Snooped through your messages, apps, emails, photos + social networks with AI? And kept all your data for a century? Take action:
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Privacy Matters 11h
So, it’s the GDPR one year anniversary tomorrow. In Europe, we’ve had the right to privacy and data protection law and associated rights for many decades. One year of the GDPR & one thing remains true 👇
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Christopher Parsons 16h
The idea that the Justice Minister of Canada somehow loses sleep over Canadians’ privacy while the federal government moves to eviscerate the concept of consent in federal privacy legislation is rich.
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Adam Levin 17h
Maker of US border's license-plate scanning tech ransacked by hacker, blueprints and files dumped online
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Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D. 22h
In a word, “No.” the Digital Charter will not be reflected in law, given the election the govt. is facing in the fall. The govt. knew this — they could have done this much earlier if they really wanted a change in legislation. You have to walk the talk, not just keep talking!
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IAPP Daily Dashboard May 23
At a U.S. House Oversight and Reform hearing yesterday, lawmakers indicated bipartisan support to either ban or place a moratorium on tech. and others urged they do so ASAP. has the details.
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EFF May 23
Hey students: as you were walking to your classes, researchers were surreptitiously photographing you to train face recognition algorithms.
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Stewart Room May 23
’s Fifth Annual and Tracker will be published next week, reviewing enforcement trends in 2018 in UK and 35 other countries. Watch this space for more information, or contact me or any member of our team for more details.
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Adam Levin May 23
Misconfigured IT (Again) Leads to Big Health
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Prof. Niko Härting May 22
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