Thursday October 1, 2020

The dangers of being a data hoarder

Spring cleaning should be part of your business’s data protection strategy

1st March, 2020
Good data privacy practices will help keep your data safe internally, but with data protection you’ll need to address external threats

“Beneath the Wikipedias and Facebooks and YouTubes and other shiny repositories of information, community and culture, the internet is, and always has been, mostly garbage.” Sarah Jeong, a lawyer and writer, put forward this theory in her 2015 book The Internet of Garbage, a grand taxonomy of digital trash.

Digital rubbish is a problem as old as the internet itself, but it’s unlikely that anyone predicted decades ago quite how much of it we...

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