David Tiltman
Mar 16, 2010

All about online privacy & the Google Buzz saga

The backlash Google faced when it launched its Buzz social product highlights the issues online media owners face when it comes to privacy. As media becomes more 'social', the amount of personal data media owners store is growing.

Online Security Google Buzz

As the Google incident shows, however, media owners can easily be caught out when they try to use that data commercially. What, then, is the privacy situation in Asia

1. Culturally, the concept of privacy is less entrenched in many Asian markets than in the West, leading to a lesser degree of concern regarding sites’ use of online data.

Accordingly, in many markets official privacy regulations are loose or non-existent.

Claus Mortensen, principal at...

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