The Universal Delete Button

It looks like a new tool is on the horizon with the potential to make the lives of people concerned about their personal privacy much easier. The Data Elimination and […]

The pros and cons of diverging from GDPR

While some lawmakers are mimicking GDPR in their new and proposed data privacy laws, others are distancing themselves from it. Let’s look deeper into why and what the impacts of […]

The Customer Service Privacy Dilemma

One of the toughest jobs in any company is Customer Service. I am thinking of those folks who are on the phone for their entire shift responding to customer questions […]

Privacy Lip Service

A few weeks back I expressed the opinion that Americans do not care much about privacy. I based this conclusion on both a lack of drive pushing privacy legislation forward […]

We are proud to partner with TRU Staffing Partners!

The demand for privacy professionals has skyrocketed, and to support aspiring privacy professionals advance their careers we have partnered with TRU Staffing Partners Scholarship Program to provide four scholarships, two […]

Do Americans Care About Privacy?

This week, we had some interesting news with Facebook, and their parent company Meta, facing massive losses in both users and stock price. Social media users on Twitter, Reddit, and […]

Privacy Ref Turns 10

10 years ago, I was living in Massachusetts looking over a snowy landscape (28 inches deep) on a drab, grey day. More snow was in the forecast and shoveling it […]

Is opt-out consent deceit?

Opt-out consent won’t be tolerated in negative option marketing, according to the FTC. Earlier this month, the Federal Trade Commission released guidance on negative option marketing considering existing laws, declaring […]

Privacy and the fixed vs. growth mindset

You might have heard of the “fixed mindset vs. growth mindset” psychology concept that helps students overcome failure and make progress in areas of weakness. I’m borrowing the concept and […]