What You Don’t Know About Malaysia Airlines and How They’ve Handled the Crisis of Flight MH370

Melissa Agnes

As part of my contribution to the Agnes + Day team I have the opportunity to share with you developments around the world relating to protecting the privacy of all people when they either voluntarily or out of necessity, like purchasing an airline ticket, provide their personal and private information via digital platforms. The Act applies to Malaysia Airlines and they so state in their privacy policy. Case Studies Online Privacy Laws and Regulations

Burger King hacks Google Home devices to market its Whopper

PR Daily

Google,” the Google Home device beside the TV in the video lit up, searched the phrase on Wikipedia and stated the ingredients. But within hours of the ad’s release — and humorous edits to the Whopper Wikipedia page by mischievous users — tests from The Verge and BuzzFeed showed that the commercial had stopped activating the device. They didn't 'listen,'" Marc Rotenberg, the president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, told Fortune by email.

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#CrisisRoundup of Awesome Links: Week of September 29, 2014

Melissa Agnes

Is government paying enough attention to privacy in its mobile apps? How to Successfully Submit Your Article to Wikipedia. Wikipedia tends to prove a frustrating challenge to many. And yet it’s important to have a Wikipedia page that reveals accurate and timely information. Welcome to this week’s #CrisisRoundup! The summer is officially over and Autumn is in full swing. That’s fine by me as it’s my favorite season!

Zuckerberg passes Senate test, but his notes get scraped

PR Daily

Senate Judiciary chairman Chuck Grassley, for example, appeared to read his opening remarks from Facebook’s Wikipedia page, ticking off a laundry list of facts (Facebook has two billion users! Dick Durbin probed Mark #Zuckerberg on Facebook users’ right to privacy: pic.twitter.com/XTvEaHUmAp. — Do members of Congress understand technology enough to ask the right questions? That’s what many are wondering after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s first day testifying on Capitol Hill.

Who Is Fighting Fake News? [article]

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The online communications revolution has unleashed a Pandora’s box of disturbing problems that threaten privacy, democracy — even the concept of objective truth. Any time YouTube finds a questionable piece of video content, it will add a text box linking pertinent “factual” information supplied by Wikipedia. Web 2.0 has radically changed journalism and public relations , two industries that rely on the free exchange of information and ideas.

#CrisisRoundup of Awesome Links: Week of September 29, 2014

Melissa Agnes

Is government paying enough attention to privacy in its mobile apps? How to Successfully Submit Your Article to Wikipedia. Wikipedia tends to prove a frustrating challenge to many. And yet it’s important to have a Wikipedia page that reveals accurate and timely information. Welcome to this week’s #CrisisRoundup! The summer is officially over and Autumn is in full swing. That’s fine by me as it’s my favorite season!

PR Must Lose Its Reliance on Hierarchy

Where the Fishermen Ain't

The tone of some of the comments is abusive and even involve potential invasions of an employee’s privacy. Late-2000s-to-Early-2010s: Chief-of-Staff calls, freaking out about the Wikipedia article about the company’s CEO. PR person (who keeps up with such things) encourages discussion with Wikipedia volunteers. And, so, Talk-page discussions with Wikipedia volunteer editors and admins ensue.

Is Mastodon doomed to extinction?

PR Daily

As Wikipedia puts it , “GNU social seeks to provide the potential for open, inter-service and distributed communications between microblogging communities. Rochko created it to limit trolling, avoid blatant commercialism, provide a true chronological timeline and promote privacy. There is much hyperventilating over Mastodon, the upstart social network du jour.

PR Must Lose Its Reliance on Hierarchy

Where the Fishermen Ain't

The tone of some of the comments is abusive and even involve potential invasions of an employee’s privacy. Late-2000s-to-Early-2010s: Chief-of-Staff calls, freaking out about the Wikipedia article about the company’s CEO. PR person (who keeps up with such things) encourages discussion with Wikipedia volunteers. And, so, Talk-page discussions with Wikipedia volunteer editors and admins ensue.

How Emerging Social Networks are Applying Economic Models to Attention and Content

Where the Fishermen Ain't

One would imagine that any social network endorsed by the hacktivist collective Anonymous would have to be open-source, encrypted end-to-end, and fully dedicated to privacy. Much of what we find valuable on the web has been built on the backs of unpaid volunteers, such as Wikipedia editors or the moderators of your favorite subreddit. (A version of this piece appeared on LinkedIn.).

How Emerging Social Networks are Applying Economic Models to Attention and Content

Where the Fishermen Ain't

One would imagine that any social network endorsed by the hacktivist collective Anonymous would have to be open-source, encrypted end-to-end, and fully dedicated to privacy. Much of what we find valuable on the web has been built on the backs of unpaid volunteers, such as Wikipedia editors or the moderators of your favorite subreddit. (A version of this piece appeared on LinkedIn.).

The splinternet — mankind’s fight over the internet

Doctor Spin

Source: Wikipedia. The European Union’s sweeping data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), sent many companies scrambling to come into compliance (or at least attempt to) prior to its implementation in May 2018.

Okay Google, I think we’re going to get along

Stephen Waddington

The BBC and Wikipedia are frequently cited. Okay Google, what about privacy? I recommend you check out the privacy policy for any device. We put Google Home through its paces this weekend. The first generation digital assistant is surprisingly good. Google Home is a voice automated digital assistant. It’s a new category of home computing device that includes the Echo from Amazon. Google Home is priced at £130 but if you shop around you’ll find it for around £100.