This paper from the Electronic Frontier Foundation focuses on corporate third-party tracking — the collection of personal information by companies that users don’t intend to interact with. Specifically, it outlines the technical methods and business practices behind third-party tracking.
Deep dive into the technology of corporate surveillance
CIPM, CIPP/A, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPT
Review: 'Corporate Surveillance in Everyday Life'
The online advertising industry is frequently described as part of an “ecosystem.” I’m a bit of a science nerd, so I can’t help but pause whenever I hear “ecosystem” used in a setting so far removed from ecology. I guess such usage is meant to draw attention to the scale and interconnectedness of th...
U.S. surveillance and the eye of the beholder
Is a country’s privacy regime adequate? To people who are not privacy professionals, this question may seem odd. What does adequacy of a legal framework mean? Is being “adequate” even a good thing? But for privacy professionals, the context is clear. European law allows the transfer of personal dat...
Screening Surveillance: Three Short Films
These three short films from Screening Surveillance were created to raise awareness about how large organizations use data and how these practices affect life chances and choices. Click To View ...
Privacy International's Guide to International Law and Surveillance
This guide from Privacy International covers the principles and standards of international law on surveillance. Click To View ...
China's DNA surveillance practices challenges scientific community
The New York Times reports on the Chinese government's use of public DNA databases and commercial technology to help implement a state of surveillance over the Uighur population of the Xinjiang province. As China moves to collect DNA and biometric data to bolster its surveillance efforts, the report...