How to triangulate location data, privacy and profit

OUT-LAW.COM posts about an opinion on privacy compliance from the EU's Article 29 Working Party on Data Protection. The issue at hand is the growing ability to triangulate location data with the plethora of data services/devices we use in everyday…

MIT Tracks Students’ Movements Via Network Connections

MIT seems to like to experiment with ways of tracking its students. LawMeme reports that MIT has granted students access to information about its network traffic perviously available only to network administrator's. Students can now log in and view the…

Missouri: State Spies on Drivers Through Cell Phones

The state of Missouri has begun a program to track individual movements on highways through cell phones:The Missouri Department of Transportation will spend $3 million annually on a program to monitor the movements of individuals on highways via their cell…

Ubiquitous Cameras & Privacy in Public

My earlier discussion of privacy as Contextual Integrity builds on the problem of "privacy in public and how public surveillance has become a part of a modern citizen’s everyday life. This AP article drives home just how ubiquitous surveillance cameras…

Privacy as Contextual Integrity (Part 1): Problem of Privacy in Public

Over recent weeks, I have commented on numerous articles about privacy threats involving vehicles and highway travel. I am completing a major research project on this topic, arguing that the introduction of new technologies into the context of highway travel…