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In The News / News Feature

Wired: Your colleagues pose bigger threat to your privacy than hackers

Wired UK covered the findings of the recent data breach report from CMDS, “Data Breaches in Eruope” with an article called “Your Colleagues Pose Bigger Threat to Your Privacy Than Hackers“. The threat from hackers is not nearly as big a problem as the threat posed by your own colleagues, a privacyreport has […]

Photo Credit:  Marina Noordegraaf
Data / Original Data

Data Share: Data Breaches in Europe 2005-2014

Here is the raw data behind the working paper on compromised personal records in Europe.  This is the result of six months of gathering and verifying news stories of data breaches affecting people in Europe.  The report is available from the Center for Media, Data and Society website.

Pax Technica:  Cover Art!
Books / Publications

Pax Technica: Cover Art!

Thanks to Joe Calamia  and the Yale team the book is now “in production”:  Dan Heaton was the manuscript editor, Samantha Ostrowski prepared the book for release, and Nancy Ovedovitz designed the book’s jacket. Photo credit:  Google/Connie Zhou, see more photos www.google.com/datacenters.    

Democracy’s Fourth Wave – Partial Creative Commons Release
Books / Publications

Democracy’s Fourth Wave – Partial Creative Commons Release

Our book Democracy’s Fourth Wave?  Digital Media and the Arab Spring was published under a modified Creative Commons license with Oxford University Press.  Oxford has provided a publication quality PDF of first three chapters for download.  Full manuscript in February 2015.   Howard, Philip N. and Muzammil Hussain.  Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Digital Media and […]