Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Me and my Shadow

Me and my Shadow



Trace My Shadow

If you use a computer, surf the Internet,
text your friends via a mobile phone
or shop online –
you leave a digital shadow.
You want to know how big it is?
Find out with our interactive tools
whenever you cast a shadow.

Shadow Tracer's Kit

The Shadow Tracers Kit is a collection of
tools & tips to explore your traces,
resize them and how to turn the tables.
The tools suggest hands-on solutions to
stay safe when using digital devices.

Lost In Small Print

Do you use Twitter or Facebook?
If you do, you likely started doing after you
clicked on an "I agree" button at the
bottom of a long page full of words.
Did you read this or any of these long,
complex and boring descriptions called
EULA – End User Licence Agreements?

Shadow Times

ars technica, May 13: On Facebook, deleting an app doesn't delete your data from their system

Facebook announced some intended changes to its data use policy to "enhance transparency", according to 

Read more New York Times, May 2: How to Muddy Your Tracks on the Internet

Legal and technology researchers estimate that it would take about a month for Internet users to read the privacy policies of all the Web sites they visit in a year.

Read more PC World, April 27: Which Facebook Apps Steal Your Data (and How to Stop Them)

The biggest privacy problem with Facebook isn’t Facebook itself, it’s Facebook’s apps.

Read more Wired UK, April 27: How deep packet inspection works

The phrase "deep packet inspection" has been cropping up quite a bit, of late, particularly with regard to the UK government's proposed web surveillance plans.

Read more Read the Shadow Times

Me and my Shadow

Thought Pieces

What are digital shadows and why do they matter?

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