Apple, Cisco and AT&T have joined Verizon and the Electronic Frontier Foundation in supporting Microsoft’s attempt to quash a U.S. search warrant seeking email data about an Irish customer stored on Irish servers.
Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith outlines his wish list for U.S. reform in the area of data snooping and scooping.
A new framework by Microsoft Research lets lawyers and privacy managers encode their policies using a language called Legalease, and check code for compliance across systems that store, process and analyze data. The goal is to speed development and put parties on the same page.
A White House committee released a report on Thursday highlighting the promises and perils of big data, and recommending several courses of action. It’s a good background report on big data, but it sidesteps certain tough problems, including domestic spying.
Forget about how much data a disk can store or whether companies will use Hadoop. The questions for big data going forward are how they’ll use Hadoop, how intelligent our systems can actually become and how we’ll keep them in check.
This is a tough question that White House advisor John Podesta and the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab brain trust wrestled with on Monday.
In Part 2 of my look at the issue of web privacy, I address the likely reality that no one inside Google, Facebook or the NSA cares about any of us on an individual level.
This is the first of two posts in which I try to come to terms with the privacy concerns inherently tied to the digital era. Should I feel powerless, indifferent or take a laissez faire attitude and just go along for the ride?
Want to see more information about an email sender in iOS Mail before you even read the message? That’s what LinkedIn Intro provides. However, to make the magic happen, you need to have all of your email routed through a LinkedIn server.
Yes, we are all being watched and our data harvested and that won’t stop. But if someone, or someone’s app, misuses our data, they should be punished under the law, said Craig Mundie.