Society

This is the ePrivacy report I’ll be submitting to the European Commission

Last week I was in Brussels, and during the time when I wasn’t wandering around the city marvelling at the pretty architecture, I was sitting in a conference centre with people from the European Commission and stakeholders from around Europe to discuss the ePrivacy Directive.

Throughout the day, we were split into groups. Each group had a “host”, who led the discussion and who was required to submit a report to the European Commission within two weeks of the event.

I was the host in my group (yes, I did think about Trill all the way through 😉 ). This is my report.

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Society

The European Commission wants your input on the Internet Privacy Directive

Today I’m in Brussels with the European Commission, looking at the future of the ePrivacy Directive, which decides which data are allowed to be stored online.

The Directive covers everything from spam to advertising cookies, and the current one was put together in 2002, making it pretty ancient in internet terms.

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Ethics, Forensicating, Investigation

Some Thoughts On Privacy Vs. Investigation

I am a private investigator. By definition, that means I investigate things that are… well, private. I snoop around in people’s business to find out what’s going on, and then I present the evidence back to the client.

I am also a privacy advocate.

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Books

Book Reviews: Revolution, Various Thrillers, and the New Jojo Moyes

The holiday period saw a slight decrease in reading activity, due to my personal holiday tradition of curling up on the sofa with a roast dinner, the cat and a load of old films. I keep a list throughout the year of things I’d like to watch at Xmas, and then I do.

So the past couple of weeks have been less bookish than normal. But still, here’s what I’ve read.

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Forensicating, Travel

I’m Going To South Carolina And I’m Really Excited

When you google my name, you get some weird results. Case in point:

GoogleAlerts

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