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Philippe Scheimann

Intimacy 2.0: Privacy Rights and Privacy Responsibilities on the World Wide Web - Web Science Overlay Journal - 19 views

  • Intimacy 2.0: Privacy Rights and Privacy Responsibilities on the World Wide Web
  • This paper examines the idea of privacy in the world of ‘intimacy 2.0’, the use of Web 2.0 social networking technologies and multimedia for the routine posting of intimate details of users’ lives. It will argue that, although privacy is often conceived as a right with benefits that accrue to the individual, it is better seen as a public good, whose benefits accrue to the community in general. In that case, the costs of allowing invasions of one’s privacy do not solely fall on the individual who is unwise enough to do so, but also on wider society.
    started to read it - interesting stuff, worth reading much more
Steve Ransom

SnapChat is less private than you think | ITworld - 32 views

    Users, kids and adults alike, need to realize that even with tools like Snapchat, privacy is an illusion. Even Snapchat admits this in its own privacy policy.

Back to School: 10 Privacy Tips for the Connected Student - 0 views

  • 1. Password-Protect Your Computer/Smartphone/Tablet
  • 2. Consider Theft-Recovery Applications
  • 3. Review Your Social Networking Privacy Settings
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  • 4. Protect Your Online Reputation
  • 5. If You’re a Minor, Lock Down Your Location
  • 6. Do Your Back-to-School Shopping Securely
  • 7. Avoid Online Gossip
  • 8. Don’t Share Passwords With Friends
  • 9. Beware of Identity Theft
  • 10. Get a Lock For Your Locker/Desk/Closet
    We share and transmit a lot of personal information online. This is especially true for students, who not only use academic online tools that require personal information, but who are also incredibly active social network users. Whether a ninth grader, college senior or parent, these privacy tips can help you and your family stay safe this school year.
Martin Burrett

The @UKEdPodcast - Episode 31 - #EdTech - Data Privacy and Behaviour - 0 views

    "Hosted by Colin Hill (@digicoled), we speak to Jamie Manolov about his research into how ClassDojo is used in classrooms globally, with potential implications to data, privacy and behaviours encouraged."
Paul Beaufait

The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Facebook in Education - 22 views

    Med Kharbach argues, "Our responsibility as teachers and educators is to help them [students and learners] better leverage this medium and benefit from it educationally..." (¶2). This post covers six main points:  1- Advantages of Facebook in Education 2- Facebook Tips for Teachers 3- Ways Teachers Can Use Facebook 4- Educational Facebook applications for Students and Teachers 5- Facebook Groups for Teachers and Educators to join ...[6]- Facebook Privacy Issues and how to Work on Them (¶4, retrieved 2012.06.25
Steve Ransom

Protecting Student Privacy Without Going FERPANUTS - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education - 11 views

  • Most students don't care about FERPA - stuffy administrators do. If students cared in the slightest none of them would have Facebook accounts. Have them sign a FERPA waiver and get back to work! If they don't want to waive then provide alternate ways to earn credit.
  • I think it is really important to keep the spaces where we learn private. Students need to ability to test out ideas within a safe environment that is protected from outside search engines. We need an opportunity to test ideas and fail without a future prospective employer able to access student work. Materials that are public in the digital world lose their contextual basis and therefore can be misinterpreted at a later time.  Therefore, if I have students post and reflect, I do it all within the confines of a password protected website. Password protection is not perfect but at least it is an honest step at protecting a student's right to be a student.
    I tend to agree with James here, but keupher also has a point worth considering. Teach students to be wise and safe in public, or keep things "safe" and private??
Jennifer Sullivan

Videos Posted by How to use Facebook Privacy Settings | Facebook - 1 views

    Here's a 5 min. video onFacebook privacy settings-- learn 'em and use 'em!
J Black

Study: 80% of Web Surfers Concerned About Online Privacy - ReadWriteWeb - 0 views

    According to a recent study by Burst Media, a majority of web users are aware of the fact that a lot of websites and ISPs track, collect, and share information about their online activities. Over 80% of all respondents indicated that they were concerned about online privacy in general, but interestingly, only about half of all respondents under 24 thought that websites collect non-personally identifiable information.
Steve Ransom

Leaving 'Friendprints': How Online Social Networks Are Redefining Privacy and Personal Security - Knowledge@Wharton - 0 views

  • "Our kids today will give everything [in terms of personal information] away, but it's not at all clear how this will shake out in the long run,"
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      A marketer's gold mine, among other things.
  • And what about the person you don't really know who wants to be your friend because you have some friends in common? According to Hoffman, that new friend may just be mining your social circle for information. As networks grow and more friends of friends (and their friends) are accepted by users, it's unclear who can be trusted.
    • Steve Ransom
      Hmmmm... this has occurred to me before, but I'm not sure how real it is our how paranoid we should be. However, we do need to take a look at our followers' digital footprints (blogs, tweets, posts, pages,...) if suspect.
  • Hoffman illustrated how social connections are made online and the ease with which a stranger can become part of a network.
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  • When a business contact from the LinkedIn world wants to become your friend on Facebook, do you accept the invitation, giving them access to the photos on your Facebook profile from last summer's rowdy beach party?
  • Third-party applications, he argued, can take that data outside of the friendly confines of a social networking site and combine it with data from other sources to piece together enough information to steal a person's identity.
    • Steve Ransom
      That's always been my feeling about 3rd party apps. I don't use them for the most part.
  • According to Acquisti, people are more likely to divulge key personal information -- their photo, birthday, hometown, address and phone number -- on social networking sites than they would on other web sites
  • In one study, Acquisti found that that people will divulge information when they see others doing so. That tendency, he believes, may explain why so many people are willing to dish out personal information on the networks.
  • Holy Grail for marketers is to track consumers and their friends -- and what they say about a product -- via social networks. "People are more willing to divulge information for social purposes, and the lead users are 18 to 25 years old," Bradlow notes. "The social norms around privacy aren't going to be what they were before."
    The information provides opportunities not only for legitimate business purposes, but also for the nefarious aims of identity thieves and other predators, according to faculty at Wharton and elsewhere.
Tom March

Files Vanished, Young Chinese Lose the Future - - 0 views

  • For much of his education, Xue Longlong was silently accompanied from grade to grade, school to school, by a sealed Manila envelope stamped top secret. Stuffed inside were grades, test results, evaluations by fellow students and teachers, his Communist Party application and — most important for his job prospects — proof of his 2006 college degree.
    We always hear about invasion of digital privacy, but loss of data here has altered a life negatively. Similarly, those with complex medical histories advocate for better data integration. It's important to understand the importance of data as well as privacy to people's lives.
    "If you don't have it, just forget it!" Wang Jindong, now 27, said of his file. "No matter how capable you are, they will not hire you. Their first reaction is that you are a crook."
Giovanni Cerri

How to protect the privacy of your internet activity - 1 views

    Winclear is an Internet history eraser that protects your Internet privacy by cleaning up all tracks of your Internet and computer activity.
Philippe Scheimann

Facebook's New Privacy And Sharing Defenses Are Quite Nice - 24 views

    we'll need to check these new features. Important to keep in mind : FB as the place for only family and friends , not strangers...
Theresa Neuser

Penzu - Write in Private: Free Online Diary and Personal Journal - 20 views

    Penzu is a free online diary and personal journal with a focus on privacy. Easily keep a secret diary of thoughts or a journal of notes and ideas secure and on the web.
    Penzu is a free online diary and personal journal with a focus on privacy. Easily keep a secret diary of thoughts or a journal of notes and ideas secure and on the web.
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Privacy Policy - Loans in Hour - 0 views

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Steve Ransom

Fired Before Your First Day: Lessons Learned From Khristopher Brooks - Forbes - 40 views

    It's equally true for educators that districts should (1) HAVE a social media policy and (2) make sure new hires are made aware of what they are and understand their role regarding the messy interplay of privacy and public, networked interactions.
Steve Ransom

Job seekers getting asked for Facebook passwords - Yahoo! Finance - 6 views

    Wrong, yes. Yet, some really NEED the job and are willing to sacrifice their privacy and rights... and in this economy, I understand that.
Roland Gesthuizen

The Creep of Social Media Raises Big Questions - Room for Debate - - 0 views

  • social media increase the volume and velocity of connections to a point where communicating in anything but online postings seems almost impossible
  • both in our personal and work lives, social media make it easy for us to hide from each other, even as we are constantly connected to each other
  • What is democracy without privacy? What is intimacy without privacy?
    "Social media won't get less attractive the longer they exist. But we will learn how to use them more wisely. Right now, we're smitten and look away from problems; we behave like young lovers who are afraid that too much talking will spoil the romance. As we grow into a more mature relationship, we'll find time to talk."
Paul Beaufait

A Thorny Issue: Teachers' and learners' right to privacy | The official blog of PikiFriends - 18 views

    In this post, PikiFriends suggest: "Schools have always had the responsibility of keeping learners safe. While the current surge of interest in elearning has presented new challenges to these responsibilities, being vigilant and following these safety guidelines can help ensure that all participants are safer and more aware of the various risks" (Conclusion, ¶1, 2011.12.12). This post provides Website Safety Guidelines, and lists: + important questions for teachers and learners to ask, + anti-surveillance plugins for Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers; & + news articles about Internet surveillance "in no particular order" (Press articles on internet surveillance issues, ¶1, 2011.12.12).
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