Is Google Glass Just Another Nail in Privacy’s Coffin?

Melissa Agnes

A look at Google Glass’s privacy issues and terms of service by Judith Delaney, attorney. This leads me to and enforces my second reason for writing this article: The use of Google Glass to invade and violate the privacy of others.

When A Privacy Breach Is A PR Crisis: How To Avoid It

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The best privacy crisis is the one that doesn’t happen, of course. Make sure the policy is a living document that covers email and other digital content and digital archiving. The post When A Privacy Breach Is A PR Crisis: How To Avoid It appeared first on Crenshaw Communications.

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Viral snark over a Peloton ad, McDonald’s enters ‘chicken sandwich wars,’ and Twitter launches data-privacy hub

PR Daily

The ad, in which a woman receives a Peloton bike as a gift and then documents her yearlong fitness journey, quickly drew snarky comments and video spoofs from Twitter users. Twitter introduces data ‘Privacy Center’.

What to Do When Your Internal Communications Goes External


Hackers can also find and release damaging internal correspondence and documents. Thought Leadership email privacy employee communications internal communication leadershipAnything written inside an organization should be treated as if it could quickly go public.

Make your mobile phone valueless

David PR Group

Photos document life’s moments and you certainly don’t want to lose your memories if your phone ends up in the ocean (or a pitcher of margaritas, but that’s another story.) David online privacy online reputation management public relations

5 Cloud Tech Trends For 2020

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

From data management to document storage, the outlook is strong with a high chance of growth for cloud tech in the coming months. Privacy concerns drive open source cloud. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay.

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Alphabet shutters Google+ following data breach

PR Daily

The planned closure of Google+ is part of a broader review of privacy practices by Google that has determined the company needs tighter controls on several major products, the people said.

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ICOs, the new Press Release for a Blockchain World

Flack's Revenge

It combines a so-called trust protocol and distributed ledger that can solve privacy, security, and inclusion issues. Crowdfunding burst onto the scene years ago giving startups a way to not only raise money but also build buzz.

GDPR Primer for Marketing and Public Relations

Shift Communications

Marketers, advertisers, and public relations professionals are ill-informed and ill-equipped to manage the largest change in data and privacy in the last 20 years: GDPR. Privacy by design : Rather than be an add-on, companies are expected to design their systems for privacy from the ground up.

Data-use questions resurge, this time with Google in the vortex

PR Daily

for information to personalize advertisements, saying it wanted users to “remain confident that Google will keep privacy and security paramount.”. eDataSource says it previously allowed employees to read some email data but recently ended that practice to better protect user privacy.

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Pentagon calls hack of military social media accounts a ‘prank’

PR Daily

According to the Associated Press , the FBI is investigating the hack, which involved threats against American soldiers and the posting of what appeared to be sensitive material, including phone numbers and email addresses, as well as documents labeled “for official use only.”.

Can Your Reputation Withstand Increased Surveillance?

David PR Group

At that moment, if a customer were to try to sneak off with a pastry, steal someone’s wallet or go on an epic rant about the price of an extra scoop of guacamole, there were dozens of people at the ready to document it.

BuzzStream, GDPR, and You


It is likely to be most appropriate where you use people’s data in ways they would reasonably expect and which have a minimal privacy impact, or where there is a compelling justification for the processing. You must include details of your legitimate interests in your privacy information.

Lawyering up on Data Protection and Cybersecurity

The Stalwart Blog

Metaverse Law focuses exclusively on data privacy and cybersecurity, so I help businesses with their compliance obligations under these new privacy and cybersecurity rules, bring in third parties to assess the security systems and help them deal within an instant.

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Can You Really Submit an Op-Ed Anonymously?

David PR Group

Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is an encryption software that allows you to send encrypted emails and documents. SecureDrop is an open-source whistleblower submission system that media organizations can use to securely accept documents from and communicate with anonymous sources.

4 Ways PR Creates Brand Attachment

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It is well documented that today’s rising generations value a company’s ethical stance and an authentic commitment to social responsibility. While top-tier marketing and advertising are valuable, associated PR campaigns can help propel a brand to the next level of emotional attachment.

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7 Steps for Preparing CASL Compliance Policies

Melissa Agnes

Insert consent requests into all relevant documentation (contracts, sign-up sheets, newsletters, marketing materials, responses to quotes, etc). Update your privacy policies to ensure compliance with CASL’s privacy requirements.

New international ethical principles for PR welcomed, education and enforcement required

Stephen Waddington

In our world of fake news and concerns over privacy as artificial intelligence ramps us, we are at an ethical crossroads." It’s a catch all document in the event that a national membership organisation or trade association doesn’t have a code of conduct.

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9 PR blunders of 2018

PR Daily

Just this month Bloomberg reported that “Internal Facebook documents released by a U.K. Things got so bad that TechRepublic published a Facebook data privacy scandal cheat sheet. Some were botches, missteps and Twitter misfires. Others indicated far deeper institutional problems.

Letter from Middlesbrough: 13 lessons from Mary Meeker’s 2019 report

Stephen Waddington

The conversation about user privacy is growing louder. Platforms are attempting to get ahead of the issue by improving privacy management. The report cites Slack, Google Documents, Airtable and Help Scout as enabling technologies. #13

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8 data protection tips for PR pros

PR Daily

Creating strong passwords can go a long way in protecting your privacy. Does your company have formal written policies and procedures for both privacy and security, approved by management and published and communicated as appropriate to all employees?

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WikiLeaks nukes CIA, digital giants with multi-megaton PR crisis [Updated]

PR Daily

On Tuesday WikiLeaks released a trove of 8,800 CIA documents and files. The anti-secrecy organization said the documents were leaked by an insider and promised that it would be releasing more this week. The agency declined to confirm or deny the authenticity of the documents.).

CBI sets out urgent requirement for internal and external communication on AI

Stephen Waddington

It’s already happening in many sectors from analysing millions of legal documents to detecting financial fraud. Ethics, employee engagement and wider stakeholder management are the three pillars of the CBI’s report AI: Ethics into practice.

Avast scrambles after data-collection reports, Boston Market’s bawdy Twitter fail, and emoji become more inclusive

PR Daily

I firmly believe it will help Avast focus on and unlock its full potential to deliver on its promise of security and privacy. Documenting how she got the most bang for her buck, Natalie shares creative inspiration aplenty for wholesome family meals, on a budget.

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Why PR pros should consider immersive storytelling

PR Daily

Their augmented reality content about David Bowie , which documents his costumes and style through the ages, shows the remarkable potential for this new technology. New technology is changing everything for communicators.

Google slammed for axing pro-union workers, McDonald’s to pay $26M in labor-law settlement, and key lessons from HIMSS’ rebranding

PR Daily

In a Twitter thread and Medium post , Google Walkout for Real Change said the search giant redrafted its policies that forbade looking at certain documents without specifying which were off-limits, “setting up an excuse to retaliate against organizers.”.

Communication in Top Eight Digital Skills Needed

The Proactive Report

Working with documents. Security & privacy. Working with documents : Digital documents are the backbone of the modern workplace. First we had the digital divide – the gap between the Internet “haves and “have-nots” While the digital divide is not fully handled, 40% of people worldwide are online now. That’s 3.2 billion of us. The conversation has shifted to: “do we know what we’re doing with technology?”

7 Steps for Preparing CASL Compliance Policies

Melissa Agnes

Insert consent requests into all relevant documentation (contracts, sign-up sheets, newsletters, marketing materials, responses to quotes, etc). Update your privacy policies to ensure compliance with CASL’s privacy requirements.

Respond to health care reviews online without violating HIPAA

PR Daily

If you plan to reach out to a patient offline, document in advance what you’re willing to do to remedy the problem. Let the reviewer know you take feedback and privacy seriously. In order to protect our patients’ privacy, we prefer to handle situations like these offline.

League of Innovative Schools Districts Demand Data Interoperability

PR Daily

The phrase “data interoperability,” referring to the seamless, secure, and controlled exchange of data between applications, is increasingly a topic of conversation among educators on personalized learning and student privacy. These conversations often arrive at the same conclusion: data interoperability is important and we need it, but how do we accomplish it?

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PR Tech Briefing: Prezly is CRM for PR that’s Built on an Online Newsroom

Sword and the Script

Many PR pros will cut and paste a document into a CMS to publish a release – and then cut and paste it again (and again) as they pitch it. Prezly includes footers in its email templates for unsubscribing, forms for data requests and linking to a privacy policy.

Facebook and Twitter seek trust to continue collecting data

PR Daily

Zuckerberg’s most recent apology came after Facebook ran a commercial last week, in which the company promised to “do more” to protect users’ privacy. It's something privacy advocates have been asking for -- and we will work with them to make sure we get it right.

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How to Generate Leads From Social Conversations


In a well-documented case study , Avaya went on to respond in a professional way to that tweet and close a $250,000 deal with this gentleman 13 days later. This post is an excerpt from the e-book, Listen: 5 Social Audiences Brands Can’t Afford to Ignore. .

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As feds probe Theranos, its CEO goes into damage control mode

PR Daily

Attorney's Office, which began following the publication of certain news articles, are focused on requesting documents and ongoing," the statement read. One reporter described Elizabeth Holmes as a “media darling gone wrong.”.

12 Secrets To Protecting Your Brand From Celebrity Scandals


Being a celebrity opens up a treasure trove of potential research material, as their movements, associations and history are usually documented. With that said, notable celebrities take great lengths to protect their privacy and sanitize information.”.

How to Generate Leads From Social Conversations

Beyond PR

In a well-documented case study , Avaya went on to respond in a professional way to that tweet and close a $250,000 deal with this gentleman 13 days later. This post is an excerpt from the e-book, Listen: 5 Social Audiences Brands Can’t Afford to Ignore. .

New Fronts in Crisis Management

Flatiron Communications

There are simply too many other “media” to neutralize even the most shocking, well-documented news report. Pop star Iggy Azalea called out the company for violating her privacy…during the Grammy Awards to her 4.3

Uber, Sony crises emphasize PR's role in defining values

PR Daily

Because the radio station had nothing to do with the illegal activity, the First Amendment trumped privacy issues. Noting that the material has genuine news value, Wallerstein added: "Every reporter has fantasized about stumbling upon a treasure trove of secret documents.

How Facebook tried to quell backlash to data loss

PR Daily

So the firm harvested private information from the Facebook profiles of more than 50 million users without their permission, according to former Cambridge employees, associates and documents, making it one of the largest data leaks in the social network’s history.

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Conducting historical interviews in a transparent age

PR Conversations

Interestingly, I found potential participants referred me to LinkedIn rather than appending a CV/resume to my profiling documents. Online visibility can conflict with ethical demands to ensure privacy, confidentiality and anonymity for research participants.