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As an analyst and research firm focused on disruptive business trends, our clients and others frequently ask us what we are paying attention to and what we are researching. With this in mind, below we share key research themes — four business disruptions — that have the potential to significantly impact organizations and consumers during the next three years. Everything Digital: An increasingly digital landscape – including data, devices, platforms and experiences –- that will envelop consumers and businesses. Everything Digital is the increasingly digital environment that depends on an evolving ecosystem of interoperable data, devices, platforms –- experienced by people and business. Research Themes Research Themes
Slideshare: Embed or Download this ReportThe Collaborative Economy Movement Changes Business This report offers critical insight for big brands who are grappling with the emergence of the Collaborative Economy, and for the startups that are driving this growth. For those new to the term, the collaborative economy is a powerful, if nascent, movement in which people are getting the things from each other, it’s a combination of trends like the sharing economy, maker movement, and co-innovation. That means that people go to a site like LendingClub to get funding for their new project, rather than a traditional bank. Or, they may go to a site like Etsy or Shapeways to get custom made goods, or go to a site like eBay to buy pre-owned goods, instead of buying new products from retailers. In each of these cases, the crowd is self-empowered to get what they need from each other. Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing
Click the local Home Depot ad and your email address gets handed to a dozen companies monitoring you. Your web browsing, past, present, and future, is now associated with your identity. Swap photos with friends on Photobucket and clue a couple dozen more into your username. Tracking the Trackers: Where Everybody Knows Your Username Tracking the Trackers: Where Everybody Knows Your Username
Web Companies Agree to Support 'Do Not Track' System
One of the fastest-growing online businesses is the business of spying on Internet users. Using sophisticated software that tracks people's online movements through the Web, companies collect the information and sell it to advertisers. Every time you click a link, fill out a form or visit a website, advertisers are working to collect personal information about you, says Joseph Turow, a professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. They then target ads to you based on that information. Joseph Turow: How Companies Are 'Defining Your Worth' Online Joseph Turow: How Companies Are 'Defining Your Worth' Online
Google sugarcoated privacy policy changes to mislead users, group charges Google sugarcoated privacy policy changes to mislead users, group charges The Center for Digital Democracy sent a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday asking it to find Google in violation of a 2011 consent order, conduct an investigation and request the search giant postpone the rollout of its new privacy policies. In the 16-page complaint, the CDD says Google failed to accurately and honestly inform users of the real reason for changes its privacy policy, which go into effect March 1. The CDD claims the changes are not designed to make a users life easier, as Google has stated, but designed to fuel competition against Facebook, incorporate social media data and to boost Google's advertising business, specifically to grow its display advertising to a $200 billion business.
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Google Busted With Hand in Safari-Browser Cookie Jar | Threat Level Google intentionally circumvented the default privacy settings of Apple’s Safari browser, using a backdoor to set cookies on browsers set to reject them, in the latest privacy debacle for the search and advertising giant. Google immediately disabled the practice after the Wall Street Journal disclosed the practice Thursday night, which was discovered by Stanford researcher Jonathan Mayer and confirmed by security consultant Ashkan Soltani. Safari, which accounts for about 6% of desktop browsing and more than 50% of mobile browsing, is the only major browser to block so-called third-party cookies by default. When you visit a website, all browsers, including Safari, allow that site to put a small tracking file on your computer, which allows the site to identify a unique user, track what they’ve done and remember settings. However, many sites also have Facebook “Like” buttons, ads served by third parties, weather widgets powered by other sites or comment systems run by a third party. Google Busted With Hand in Safari-Browser Cookie Jar | Threat Level
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Manage (and make cash with?) your data online Manage (and make cash with?) your data online Personal lets users store data from multiple sites and then decide whom, if anyone, they want to share it with. New companies seek to help Web users take better control of their personal dataOne company, Personal, says users could one day trade data for perks, cashSingly offers data lockers that developers will use for personalized appsGoogle, Facebook and others have made billions by harnessing user data (CNN) -- It's a truth of the modern digital age: If you're using a Web service for free, you're not the customer. You're probably the product. The sites we visit, the videos we watch, the purchases we make and the items we reward with a Facebook "like" or a Google "+1" -- all of that, and more, eventually melds together into a data set that lets many of the world's most popular Web companies get to know us better.
Issues Final Commission Report on Protecting Consumer Privacy Issues Final Commission Report on Protecting Consumer Privacy The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's chief privacy policy and enforcement agency, issued a final report setting forth best practices for businesses to protect the privacy of American consumers and give them greater control over the collection and use of their personal data. In the report, "Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: Recommendations For Businesses and Policymakers," the FTC also recommends that Congress consider enacting general privacy legislation, data security and breach notification legislation, and data broker legislation. "If companies adopt our final recommendations for best practices – and many of them already have – they will be able to innovate and deliver creative new services that consumers can enjoy without sacrificing their privacy," said Jon Leibowitz, Chairman of the FTC.
Blasts illegal use of “plastic drones” to spy on Americans in their backyards Steve Watson May 16, 2012 Judge Andrew Napolitano has warned Congress not to act “like potted plants” regarding the increased use of unmanned surveillance drones without warrants over US skies by military, government, and law enforcement agencies. Echoing the recent comments of his Fox News colleague Charles Krauthammer, Napolitano also said that “The first American patriot that shoots down one of these drones that comes too close to his children in his backyard will be an American hero.” » Judge Napolitano: First Patriot To Shoot Down A Government Spy Drone Will Be A Hero Alex Jones » Judge Napolitano: First Patriot To Shoot Down A Government Spy Drone Will Be A Hero Alex Jones
How open is your internet? An interactive map | Technology The OpenNet Initiative has analysed government interference with the internet in 74 countries. The level of tampering in four categories is graded out of four in each country. See how each country is ranked below. Buttons below the map explain each category and show how all countries perform in each category.
Map: Where are the gun permits in your neighborhood? | The Journal News | | These maps indicate the locations of all pistol permit holders in Westchester and Rockland counties. Each dot represents an individual permit holder licensed to own a handgun — a pistol or revolver. The data does not include owners of long guns — rifles or shotguns — which can be purchased without a permit. Being included in this map does not mean the individual at a specific location owns a weapon, just that they are licensed to do so.
Latest in Web Tracking: Stealthy 'Supercookies'
Does the Internet empower consumers? Or does it make them more vulnerable to manipulation by companies and potentially the government? While both statements might be correct, the balance tilts definitely toward the latter, according to Joseph Turow, a professor of communication at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School. In his book, The Daily You: How the Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth, he argues that the advertising industry has launched “one of history’s most massive stealth efforts in social profiling.” The Advertising Industry Has Quietly Launched One Of History's Biggest Efforts In Social Profiling - Business Insider
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The term pay phone has a new meaning today. For consumers who wish to ditch their wallets, paying through a mobile phone can be awfully convenient. Those same consumers can also, often unwittingly, give up valuable information about themselves to merchants that want to sell them things. A new survey by law professors at the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that most Americans are uneasy with the idea that their phones could divulge behavioral and personal information, like phone numbers and in-store browsing habits. The survey was created by Chris Hoofnagle and Jennifer Urban, who study digital privacy issues, and financed by Nokia, which makes cellphones. The New Pay Phone and What It Knows About You
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Related interests are based on the picks (pearls and pearltrees) you have in common :) So the more pearls you collect, the more related interests you'll find :) by amsika Jan 30

Amsika - Hi - thanks for reaching out - would like to get some tips on how best to find common interests - does the name of my Pearltree impact anything? - or - the pearls in my tree? thx! by keithscovell Jan 28