Protecting our Data in the Next Frontier

Cybersecurity will take center stage this week as Congress begins drafting legislation to address data breaches. In particular, they will be responding to President Obama’s call for a federal notification standard to alert consumers of breaches rather than, as the process currently stands, a separate state-by-state system. On Tuesday, hearings began in the House Energy…

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What if your television knew you were an undecided voter?

POLITICO reported yesterday that DirecTV and DISH Network are working with a new service “that allows campaigns to target television ads at specific households” rather than just at a specific demographic.1 The first concern is obviously privacy. This was an issue with demographic targeting as well, but it now goes even further. We are vaguely…

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