Thanks to Veronica I learned about the “Global Network Initiative” a few hours before it hit my RSS feeds coming from all over the web. If you haven’t heard about it yet, it is a consortium of universities, NGOs, and industry players (noticeably Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo) that teamed up to suggest a code of… Read More »
Recently, I saw a number of my Facebook contacts (actually quite a large number, something like 18) becoming “friends” with Alberto Floro Da Silva. This triggered me to share this story and a few thoughts on our online habits. A while ago I got a Facebook friend request from someone named Alberto Floro Da Silva. … Read More »
Recently EU decided that IP is a private information. Google is arguing it is not. What do you think?
I am sitting now at a conference on privacy in social networks, organized by the Netvision Institute at TAU. The first part of the conference brought a strong sense of deja vu. It focused primarily on the “danger” of fictive identities online and the legal implications of it. I felt like reading Sherry Turkle again,… Read More »