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Video advertising an application which fills out personal survey data automatically

August 15, 2011

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“it saves you a lot of time.” Apparently this application automatically fills out data for personal surveys, ostensibly to save time. Thankfully the video’s author advises not adding information such as your credit card details. Advertisements

NZ Herald: Smartphones test for new privacy law

August 8, 2011

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LINK “Any site on the web could personalise itself to react to where you are as well as who you know,” says Coates. Combine automatic “geotagging” (geographical identification) with blog posts, photos, tweets and so on, and suddenly you have “a hyper local sense” of what people are thinking – “what everyone in Nebraska thinks […]

NZ post privacy policy for the Lifestyle survey

July 1, 2011

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Privacy policy here  

The Guardian: Facebook privacy

June 24, 2011

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A link to a choppy article from the Guardian detailing Facebook’s access to phone numbers, http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2010/oct/06/facebook-privacy-phone-numbers-upload and the embedded Tom Scott site “EVIL” http://www.tomscott.com/evil/

Easy encryption for public web security

June 24, 2011

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An APF article via NZ Herald about a new service called PrivateSky which encrypts and decrypts information posted by the user to facebook, email and general internet exchanges: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=10734020