James M. Connolly

Data Privacy: It's Your Job

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kq4ym
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kq4ym   11/9/2016 11:24:15 AM
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Yes, we all get a bit sloppy from time to time and that small slip up from any employee from top to bottom of the chain can lead to some embarassing or even costly privacy breaches. It's always refreshing to get more insights into the issues involved in privacy protections.

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Re: Widespread analytics, widespread privacy
Lyndon_Henry   11/1/2016 1:19:22 PM
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Seth writes

I figure I'm the only person who's actions I can keep an eye on so it's up to me. That said, I've used Facebook so many times to sign up for other things that my data has speen spread wide and far.  What I do try to do is not save my credit card and banking information with other sites and other sensative information.



 

I've long considered sending things over the Internet similar to sending postcards through the mail – maybe slightly more secure than, say, skywriting your messages or posting them on a public bulletin board in the supermarket.

The big problem is all that personal financial-type stuff that one way or another you're often required to send in order to get something done. This AM in order to process a transaction I had to fill out a form with my credit card info and signature and then fax it somewhere. Definitely made me nervous, but it was probably more secure than the Internet ...

 

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Re: Widespread analytics, widespread privacy
SethBreedlove   10/31/2016 6:00:32 PM
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I figure I'm the only person who's actions I can keep an eye on so it's up to me. That said, I've used Facebook so many times to sign up for other things that my data has speen spread wide and far.  What I do try to do is not save my credit card and banking information with other sites and other sensative information.

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rbaz   10/31/2016 2:21:52 PM
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Lyndon writes; 'Seems to me the issue of data privacy to a considerable extent is intertwined with issues of (a) data security and (b) civil liberties' In consideration of all aspects and related issues, balance is what we should strive for. Too often we gravity to the extreme positions. either, or, seldom both to proper measure.

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Re: Widespread analytics, widespread privacy
Jamescon   10/30/2016 1:08:19 PM
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@Lyndon. Good point about liberty and security. Privacy certainly bridges both.

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See you in class
Michelle   10/30/2016 10:56:10 AM
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I'm looking forward to this A2 Academy session! This is a timley topic worth exploring in this age. 

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Zimana   10/28/2016 11:06:06 PM
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Civil liberties and how they are interpreted in publicized instances will be contentious for a while.  Data is associated with the people involved in many instances.  We're still working to understand how much data accurately represents police gun violence against african-americans, and there are other social issues where we are learning the data gaps.  We're just on the cusp of representing our world digitally.

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Lyndon_Henry   10/28/2016 10:47:52 PM
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Seems to me the issue of data privacy to a considerable extent is intertwined with issues of (a) data security and (b) civil liberties.

 

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Widespread analytics, widespread privacy
Zimana   10/28/2016 3:07:21 PM
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Given the nature of analytics becoming so ingrained in business, alongside data, I'm surprised anyone would look to one person to "know it all". It's a system that require systematic responses alongside that singular management.

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