August 18, 2008

A nice simplification of the ‘laws of identity’

– People using computers should be in control of giving out information about themselves, just as they are in the physical world. – The minimum information […]
August 17, 2008

3,254 data elements stored per week on each UK citizen…

Here’s a nice article in The Telegraph.
June 24, 2008

Got a low opinion of direct marketers?

Well it should get worse now….
April 24, 2008

How many UK data breaches in 6 months?

100 apparently….., of course that’s just the known and reported ones!!!
February 18, 2008

…No worse than usual

According the Information Commissioners Office the recent rash of data breaches is no worse than usual. I’d agree with that, there has been no massive cultural […]
January 16, 2008

Top 10 Data Breaches in 2007

Here a nice link for posterity. I wonder who will be first in 2008? It won’t be too long before we find out I suspect.
December 14, 2007

Contrasting Problems…

I would not even attempt to keep up with the wonderful job the Open Rights Group is doing of providing running commentary on Discgate. But I […]
November 26, 2007

Hard Re-set Required for Direct Marketing to Re-invent Itself

(Cross post from Right Side Up) As a buyer of far too many computing gadgets over the years, I’ve become very familiar with the term ‘hard […]
November 20, 2007

The Straw (Data Breach) that Broke The Camel’s Back

This appalling loss of 25 million personal data records by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs has to become the tipping point for a marked increase in […]