What info does Facebook have on me?

After the F8 conference, there is even more concern than before about what personal information Facebook has on an individual. I was sent Facebook’s personal data request form which I was told was created specifically for people in the EU. Continue reading What info does Facebook have on me?

The cloud is still a bad idea… keep your user’s personal information off US soil at all costs.

There’s an article in the register today highlighting that American organizations are all bound by the US Patriot act, which essentially allows the US government access to any data it asks for. In this case, it’s Microsoft pro-actively disclosing this to be the truth. Continue reading The cloud is still a bad idea… keep your user’s personal information off US soil at all costs.

Was I notified either verbally or in writing, of the reason each piece of my information is being collected?

Recently, I was in a local brewery buying a keg, and they asked for a copy of my driver’s licence to write down the number on the deposit form. And then a few days ago, I was filling out an Continue reading Was I notified either verbally or in writing, of the reason each piece of my information is being collected?