Data advances to embrace; abuses to avoid
While some companies are innovating to help protect consumer privacy; others violate trust with intrusive or cavalier attitudes toward individuals at work, at home, or on vacation.
--Susan Raab, Editor
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Compete from home against slacking co-workers
Win Microsoft's new surveillance game
Home self-surveillance is easy for those who don't mind if their company adopts Microsoft's new "Productivity Score" feature. Employees who enjoy games and use Microsoft tools actively throughout the workday will get a high score when their boss tallies employee results at the end of the month to see who's been working and who has not.
South Korea wins Fb suit for $6.1M; Vietnam threatens Fb shutdown
Facebook upsets Asia x2
South Korea's privacy watchdog reported that Facebook shared 3.3M users' PII with, possibly, as many as 10,000 companies.
Vietnam's government is considering shutting Facebook down if it doesn't comply with its request to increase censorship of anti-state political posts.
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