Category Archives: Privacy

We think our phones are private, while law enforcement gets our data

Two individually interesting studies released this week combine to demonstrate how mismatched our privacy expectations and our data uses are. From the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology‘s Berkeley Consumer Privacy Survey, we learn that most Americans think their mobile … Continue reading

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How to charge for your social network

Jeremiah Owyang (of Web Strategy by Jeremiah) comments on Twitter: “users dont want to pay fofr social networks. thus the need for monetizations…enter advertisements”. Users don’t want to pay for anything, but that doesn’t mean nothing is ever paid for. … Continue reading

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Failing to quarantine viral video

BBDO Netherlands, working for Chrysler, recently created a viral video ad for the new Dodge Nitro SUV. The ad showed the car electrocuting a dog. Chrysler was not pleased. (And they’ve had problems with BBDO Detroit’s ads before.) Chrysler apologized … Continue reading

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