SXSW: Is Privacy on the Social Web a Technical Problem?

SXSW: Is Privacy on the Social Web a Technical Problem?

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How to deal with user privacy on social networks as they grow, mature and become more sophisticated has been a frequent topic of conversation at this year’s SXSW — and not just in researcher Danah Boyd’s keynote address that argued aggregating public information can be a privacy breach, and slammed...
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