0

Do users actually read “user agreements”?

A peer mentioned Amazon and highlighted the fact that we as user, often give consent to the privacy rules without even reading them. In April last year, the chief Information Security Officer at AWS announced that its services would be… Continue Reading

0

Who owns data?

A peer stated that “we live in a world where data belongs to those who collect it”. I agree with it partially. Unless we give our consent, the data is our property. The dilemma is, without reading the agreement, we… Continue Reading

0

NHS and patient data sharing

Last year NHS shared patient data with the Home Office in order to target foreigners. Much has been said about this breach of the doctor-patient confidentiality. As a result, Human rights activists took Home Office to the court as they… Continue Reading

0

Impact of GDPR on US institutions

A discussion with a peer pointed in the direction to think about how the implementation of GDPR would impact the educational institutions of the USA. The new regulation is much needed in the age of digitization as the data of students,… Continue Reading

0

Data privacy and Social media

A peer mentioned, “people are increasingly sharing personal information over the internet and social media networks in such a way that their privacy can be violated”. I agree with that. It is worrisome how on daily basis we share personal… Continue Reading

0

Is it ethical to buy customer reviews?

I keep the view that people insist on misuse technology.   The big question that the companies/individuals are doing so need to ask themselves is buying reviews an ethical business practice? The benefits companies seek a boost to their ego,… Continue Reading