Category Archives: Data Protection & Privacy

Why begging Google to be more careful won't solve the "Ads on Hate Speech Video" issues

Perhaps you remember the waves of advertiser boycotts of YouTube for posting ads on videos with hate speech, followed by considerable online discussion on how big social media companies are evil and should be held liable somehow. The problem here is that YouTube's hands are bound: They are a content hosting platform, and as such,… Read More »

Why Europe’s sharing economy is suffocating

I've been thinking lately that there are a couple problems with the way things are set up today which really prevent the sharing economy from taking off in Europe. At the center of everything is a shift in values: people don't value ownership as much as they used to. Instead, they value access. For example,… Read More »

The NSA Side of the Story: Countering the Insider Threat

Edward Snowden's actions have had serious implications across the world – and raised many important questions. One of those questions is how an organization can defend itself against the threat of cybercrime committed by insiders with malicious intent – and Snowden's case is a wonderful example of how complex that insider threat can sometimes be.… Read More »