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Don’t Miss It! O’Reilly Webcast: The Evolution from Private to Public, October 28

By Mary Ludloff

Just a short reminder post about our upcoming O’Reilly webcast that explores the concept of privacy in the digital age. Terence is a panelist and I am helping out (please say hi to me in the comments section as I will be fielding questions for the Q&A at the end of the discussion and providing assistance when needed).  I must confess to all of you that when the panelists signed on (Jim Adler, danah boyd, Heather West, Terence too!), I was jumping up and down with “giddiness.” This is not a word that I use lightly as I pride myself on maintaining a calm demeanor (really) but together this group pretty much represents the full spectrum of the privacy landscape that Terence and I cover in our book, Privacy and Big Data:

  • The companies that the panelists represent (Google, Intelius, Microsoft, and our very own PatternBuilders) are all, to one extent or another, driving the privacy debate.
  • The panelists are not shy to share their opinions and those opinions are, shall we say, diverse (or perhaps contentious might be a better word).
  • The panel questions (yes, I got a sneak peek) are designed to shine a light, not just on the privacy debate itself, but on how each panelist professionally and personally deals with privacy issues.

These folks are prolific writers, bloggers, twitterers (@jim_adler, @zephoria, @heatherwest, and @terencecraig), and speakers on all things related to privacy. What can I say? All we’re missing is a lawyer (no jokes please) but all the panelists have had to deal with legal issues and how they apply to company privacy policies so I think we’re covered!

The webcast is October 28, at 10:00 am Pacific—go here to sign up. I look forward to “commenting” with you!

October 25, 2011 at 3:25 pm 2 comments

O’Reilly Webcast On “The Evolution from Private to Public: Is There Privacy in the Digital Age?” Scheduled for October 28 (And it’s free)!

By Mary Ludloff

For those of you who attended our webcast on Privacy and Big Data (replays available) you may remember a little teaser at the end of it regarding an upcoming privacy panel that we are sponsoring. Well, details on the panel are now available and you can register for it here.  And I have got to say that it features a great group of privacy experts:

  • Natalie Fonseca, the moderator, is the co-founder of Tech Policy Summit and the Privacy Identity Innovation Conference.
  • Jim Adler, panelist, is the Chief Privacy Officer and General Manager of Data Systems at Intelius.
  • danah boyd, panelist, is a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research (amongst many other affiliations) and is known for her work on youth engagement, privacy, and risky behaviors (some of her research is discussed in our book).
  • Terence Craig, panelist, is the CEO/CTO of PatternBuilders, a frequent blogger and speaker on privacy issues, as well as my esteemed co-author on our book “Privacy and Big Data.”
  • Betsy Masiello, panelist, is a Policy Manager on Google’s public policy team and is one of the leads for Google’s privacy efforts.

This esteemed panel is going to address “The Evolution from Private to Public: Is There Privacy in the Digital Age? Tune in on October 28, 10:00 AM PDT, for what promises to be a very lively discussion from panelists that are never shy about sharing their (varied) opinions as they take on the issue of how our private and public worlds are colliding in the digital age!

October 5, 2011 at 6:53 pm Leave a comment

Follow Up on Privacy and Big Data Webcast & Great Article on Privacy

By Mary Ludloff

As you all probably know, our O’Reilly Webcast on Privacy and Big Data (go here to pre-order the book) was Wednesday. I must confess that Terence and I were a bit worried because we decided to go with a conversational approach rather than one that was presentation oriented. Unbeknownst to our audience, we and our moderator were in different locations (it just so happened that when we booked the date we did not realize that two of us would be out of town). This makes having a conversation pretty difficult since you cannot see each other and have to rely solely on vocal cues! However, I think it worked—we were asked some great questions by our audience and pretty much all of them stayed for the entire discussion which was more than 60 minutes. For those of you who missed it, O’Reilly will be putting up a video archive and we will, of course, publish the link here and on Twitter. (more…)

September 16, 2011 at 10:00 am Leave a comment


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