Privacyfix: Now it's up to you.
A five-minute guide to LinkedIn privacy.
Where does your app send data?
What's your privacyscore?
The FTC's seven opt-out rules: A must read for tracking companies
Get your apps in gear! Introducing PrivacyChoice Resources for Developers
Do app stores require privacy policies?
Introducing Policymaker: Making mobile privacy easier (and better)"
Building a taxonomy of privacy policies
A working definition of "Do Not Track"
The PrivacyChoice policy wishlist
- PrivacyChoice + AVG
- Privacyfix Healthbar: Your privacy companion just got a whole lot better
- Today’s Privacyfix: Disable Facebook’s facial recognition
- Today’s Privacyfix: Clean out your YouTube watch history
- Today’s Privacyfix: Meet the Google Settings app for Android
- Today’s Privacyfix: Clear your Facebook searches
- Today’s Privacyfix: Get your friends’ apps under control
- Get your Privacyfix for LinkedIn
- How you’re tracked online: A video discussion from the Washington Post
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Author Archives: Jim Brock
It’s a frequently asked question from our users. How could there possibly be more than 1,200 companies collecting data about you as you across the web and mobile apps? This quick video from the Interactive Advertising Bureau illustrates the increasingly … Continue reading
Today we launched Privacyfix 3.0, a major upgrade focused on getting you ready for Facebook Graph Search. All the details are in the press release (below). This post is about the highlights. The first thing you need to know is: … Continue reading
I couldn’t resist this amusing video about getting ready for Facebook Graph Search. (I promise, it won’t be this painful!).
Today the FTC published a very helpful set of guidance for app developers on the best practices to keep user data secure. So helpful, in fact, that it’s worthy of repeating in full right here: Make someone responsible for security. … Continue reading
Previously on the PrivacyChoice Blog, I was critical of Apple’s implementation of Do Not Track in iOS 6.0, which stands as a striking exercise in hide-the-ball product design. Literally, finding and exercising your choice about being tracked by advertisers requires … Continue reading
If, like me, you don’t yet have access to Facebook’s new Graph Search feature, here’s a useful demonstration that highlights privacy issues. If you are concerned about your settings on Facebook, clean them up with Privacyfix.
Microsoft published research today that highlights the sense of unease most people feel about their online privacy. This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office Web Apps.
Facebook announced this morning the roll out of an enhanced search feature called Graph Search. Using natural language queries, you can now search Facebook in an ultra-precise manner. For example, you can search for people who live in your city, … Continue reading