The line between monitoring consumer sentiment in general and tracking individual customers is unclear and ill-defined. Companies need to understand public perceptions about both different types of online tracking and different sorts of consumer concerns. Monitoring by schools appears to be even more complex. In an opinion piece in Education Week, Jules Polonetsky and I discuss the recent revelation that Pearson—the educational testing and publishing company—was monitoring social media for any discussion by students of a national standardized test it was charged with administering. // Read more on Education Week.
Privacy pro in Big Law. This is a chronicle of thoughts on law and policy from a technoprivacy nerd in Washington from 2013-2015.
- The Future of Privacy: More Data and More Choices November 28, 2015
- The How/What/When/Where of Location Data October 28, 2015
- Voter Privacy and the Future of Democracy October 19, 2015
- Practical Privacy in 60 Minutes: Computers Freedom & Privacy 2015 October 14, 2015
- Ethics and Privacy in the Data-Driven World September 22, 2015
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