Archive for the 'Choice' Category

Privacy & The Internet of Me

Monday, March 24th, 2014

I recently attended an industry event where analysts from Gartner and Forrester discussed some of the key industry trends.  They identified two major technology categories: Wearable Devices – anything from Google Glass to FitBit to RFID tagged clothing Data Analytics – in particular, those applications and services that present data in a fashion that can [...]

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Responsive Web Design – The Wave of the Future

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Recently, I was contacted by a responsive design blogger.  Apparently, a blog comment of mine rang true with him.  So I started to do a little digging and found that the concept of Responsive Web Design (RWD) is picking up steam as noted in this recent Forbes article, Why You Need to Prioritize Responsive Design [...]

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Openness – The Key to Monetizing Mobile

Monday, January 21st, 2013

(Or Why I think 3P-Based Infrastructure and Value-Add Channels are Sexy) Over the past decade, rapid advancements in mobile technology and mobility in general, have changed how we live and how we do business.  It has changed us from an “on-demand” world to an “always connected” world.  No doubt, mobile is here to stay and [...]

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Google joins the Do Not Track Party

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Just downloaded the latest version of Chrome and it’s official – Do Not Track is now a Privacy setting. Although you might want to read the disclaimer that shows up when you check the box.

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Consumer Protection – the Do Not Track standard – & the W3C

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

    The Do Not Track standard is now live in every major OEM browser. Consumers who are interested can check a box marked ‘Tell Web sites not to track me’ and the browser will add a ‘header’ (a message) to every request the user makes in the browser, indicating to the Web server that [...]

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Why the proposed Do Not Track standard is going to fail – it’s all about Trust

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

  As the saying goes “A civilized society cannot function without trust”, ergo it’s also appropriate to extend that premise to the Internet – “A civilized Internet based society cannot function without trust”. So how do we define trust? There’s a great definition to be found on the Web – link - in short: “Trust is [...]

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The Future of Social Media Marketing?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

The following article was written by Emily R. Coleman, President of Competitive Advantage Marketing, Inc. When I first read it I absolutely knew that Emily had hit the proverbial nail on the head, and with her permission we’re now adding it to our blog. A friend recently sent me Evan Bailyn’s Outsmarting Social Media with the instructions to [...]

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Choice – The Lynchpin to Online Privacy

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

  Choice – such a simple word, and yet so misunderstood when it comes to privacy. All I really want is a say in how people use my private data. I want to participate in the process vs. getting frozen out. In the last few days Microsoft shipped the pre-release version of Windows 8. In [...]

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Privacy is about to get really expensive

Friday, May 25th, 2012

    Tomorrow is the big day. The day the EU-Cookie directive goes into effect. Already people are talking about how expensive it will be to maintain compliance. Well folks they haven’t seen anything yet.  It’s not only expensive to be in compliance, you also have to think about the lost revenue that comes from [...]

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The Privacy Oxymoron – How do I increase My Privacy AND still get a great online experience

Monday, April 30th, 2012

    Everyday now there is more and more discussion on Privacy. On the one hand you have the Privacy advocates who want nothing more than complete control over every aspect of their Privacy, and then on the other hand you have the Govt. and online content providers who want even more detailed information on [...]

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