Tag Archives: Internet

HathiTrust Lawsuit Decision Will Trigger The Law of Unintended Consequences

The HathiTrust lawsuit decision will certainly trigger the law of unintended consequences causing the HathiTrust institutions and all others to regret the suit. That is my conclusion based on my reading of the decision in the lawsuit brought by The Authors Guild … Continue reading

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Book Review: Education for a Digital World

I just finished Education for a Digital World: Present Realities and Future Possibilities Education for a Digital World: Present Realities and Future Possibilities and I was terribly disappointed and do not recommend the book. From start to finish, and I … Continue reading

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Tracking the Trackers on College and University Web Sites

Tracking the trackers on college and university web sites is surprisingly easy and something every CIO, CMO  and compliance officer should be able to do. Here I will offer another layer of insights into how users are tracked on your … Continue reading

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Facebook Like Button Violates University Privacy Policy

The Facebook Like button is on so many college or university websites even when the Facebook Like button violates most every college and university privacy policy. I realize your chief marketing officer, foundation director and director of alumni relations love the … Continue reading

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Got Web Beacons, Tracking Cookies or Browser Fingerprinting?

Web beacons, tracking cookies, pixel trackers and browser fingerprinting are used increasingly on college and university web sites. Unfortunately, most CIO’s and Chief Marketing Officers have very little knowledge of these web trackers presences and are naive as to their … Continue reading

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Outsourced University Athletics Websites Violate University Privacy Policy

Outsourced university athletics websites violate university privacy policy including tracking visitor data and using it for advertisers. I don’t want to over complicate this so let me offer the simplest explanation of how university privacy policy are being violated. University athletic … Continue reading

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ICANN 43 CEO Causes Tizzy Over Ethics and Conflict of Interest

ICANN outgoing CEO Rod Beckstrom has his Board in a tizzy & the domain name industry’s undies in a wad over his Opening Remarks at ICANN 43. It wasn’t Beckstrom’s remarks on gTLD strategy and the globalization of domain names. Beckstram … Continue reading

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