What CCPA Means for Insurers

Because insurance is a highly regulated, state-specific industry, insurers already have much of the structural underpinnings in place required by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Yet the new legislation is disruptive to insurers for two distinct reasons. One is that it requires carriers to know precisely where their data goes – a detail not […]

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Apple’s Masterstroke: Privacy by Design

Leave it to Apple to be the game-changer for privacy. The company’s recent announcement that iOS 13 will include single sign-on is a direct hit to the technology sector. Unlike many of its competitors that operate ad-based platforms that monetize personal data, Apple is empowering users with privacy mechanisms that give them firm control over […]

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Every Move You Make: Privacy in the Age of the Algorithm

Traffic congestion marked by thick red lines on a Google Map.  A browser that remembers your credit card code. Tracking down a long-lost friend via social media. The benefits of sharing our personal information – personal recommendations, customized experiences, lightning-fast convenience – are everywhere.  But when news headlines break on terrorists hunted down by drones […]

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Data Transparency in a Nontransparent World

Unless you live in a cave and have never touched a smartphone or computer, you probably know it’s impossible not to leave a personal data trail online. The invisible cookies are always watching our activities, and the algorithms are always making suggestions for the benefit of the digital economy. Once data is produced, it rarely fades away. […]

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