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Ted Claypoole

Much Ado About Clearview

Companies called out for bad behavior often misdirect the conversation by saying – “Yes, but we do good things too!” The worst defense of bad behavior ventured by any company, in my opinion, is “Yes we are loathsome, but we create jobs.” Jobs are good, don’t get me […]

Data Privacy Risks and COVID-19 Defense

Electronic technology is protecting us from COVID-19, but is it violating our privacy? Individuals and institutions are taking drastic measures to flatten the curve of COVID-19 infections, and these measures, while important, may threaten our recently recognized privacy rights. This article examines the efforts taken to protect our […]

A Wish List for Revising the GDPR

The GDPR has been in force for less than two years, but we are already observing its effect on data subjects, data controllers/processors, and data privacy regulators. A huge, complex set of societal regulations is bound to have problematic passages and unintended consequences. So it seems time to […]