Registration Open: Identity and Identification in a Networked World

Registration is now open for the "Identity and Identification in a Networked World" multidisciplinary graduate student symposium, September 29-30, 2006 at the NYU School of Law. Twenty graduate students from across North America and Europe will share their exciting research…

FlickrInspector Helps you Mine Flickr’s Data

FlickrInspector is a new tool to help make amateur data-mining of Web 2.0 more efficient. Enter a Flickr username, user ID, or email, and FlickrInspector gives you all the "publicly available" information on that Flickr user, including "interestingness", recently uploaded…

Obfuscation as a Solution to Web 2.0 Data-Mining Threat

Alice Marwick provides useful thoughts on the privacy and data-mining issues surrounding the sharing of personal data on Web 2.0 apps. She shares three common "solutions" to the "problem" of teenagers' divulgence of personal information: 1. Young people should stop…