Wednesday January 29, 2020

Jane Ruffino: It’s time to manage and protect your ‘digital shadow’

How can you take back some of the data about you on the web?

20th September, 2015

T he other day, I read a post by NUI Galway lecturer and blogger John Danaher, critiquing a couple of mobile apps he’d come across. Both apps were designed to prevent sexual assault, primarily on college campuses. Great idea, right? But more than a brief look and it’s clear that these apps are not good at preventing assault. At most, they’re marginally useful at helping men believe they’re protecting themselves from being accused of it....

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