Securosis' Mike Rothman and Rich Mogull regales us with one of their more astonishing well-crafted, and thoughtful video commentaries; suffice to say you won't be disappointed. A little common sense chit-chat for the nearly end-of-week information security cynicism starts with a simple click on the Vimeo play button. Enjoy.
News of an interesting privacy related lawsuit, via Fortune writer Jeff John Roberts, is now swirling around personal electronics manufacturer Bose Corporation. Apparently, collecting data (and a viloation of the so-called Wire Tap Act (Codified in 18 U.S.C. §§ 2510-2522)) - through a companion app to the company's best-in-class noise canceling headphones, and the misuse thereof, is the gist... Stay Tuned. Hat Tip
"The complaint accuses Boston-based Bose of violating the WireTap Act and a variety of state privacy laws, adding that a person's audio history can include a window into a person's life and views. "Indeed, one’s personal audio selections – including music, radio broadcast, Podcast, and lecture choices – provide an incredible amount of insight into his or her personality, behavior, political views, and personal identity," says the complaint, noting a person's audio history may contain files like LGBT podcasts or Muslim call-to-prayer recordings." - via Fortune writer Jeff John Roberts
Apparently, the United States Supreme Court has been asked (via Petition) to weigh-in on the Department of Homeland Security's Standard Operating Procedure 303, originally developed by the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. My take on it - Not Going To Happen.
La Fin de Twitter est Proche, otherwise known as The End of Twitter, Inc. (NasdaqGS: TWTR) is Near... via The Harvard Business Review, and written by Alexandera Samuel, comes this tell-all on the rise of 'bots infecting Twitter, and not necessarily the 'bots you may think. Entitled "How Bots Took Over Twitter". Congratulations, you have discovered Today's Must Read.