Online Privacy – An Oxymoron? The Risks of Online Behavioral Advertising

PLUS CyberIn this clip from the 2011 PLUS International Conference educational session entitled “Online Privacy – An Oxymoron? The Risks of Online Behavioral Advertising,” Laura Berger, Esq. (Federal Trade Commission) and Adam Sills (Allied World Assurance Company) discuss the unique exposures present in today’s online world.

PLUS members can view this entire educational session by visiting www.plusweb.org/education/multimedia. You must be a member and logged-in to the website to view the multimedia content.

Other panelists at this session were: Michael W. Born (ThinkRisk, LLC), Dominique R. Shelton, Esq. (Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, LLP), Joe DePaul (Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc.) and Jim Adler (Intelius, Inc).

EPLI Litigation – One Degree of Separation Between Employees’ Use of Social Networking and Employers’ Exposures?

In this clip from the 2011 PLUS International Conference educational session entitled “EPLI Litigation – One Degree of Separation Between Employees’ Use of Social Networking and Employers’ Exposures?,” John West, Esq. (Allred Maroko Goldberg), Catherine Padalino (Chubb Specialty Insurance), and Mercedes Colwin, Esq. (Gordon & Rees LLP) look at social media’s impact on the hiring and recruitment process.

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PLUS members can view this entire educational session by visiting www.plusweb.org/education/multimedia. You must be a member and logged-in to the website to view the multimedia content.

Other panelists at this session were: Sarah Goldstein, Esq. (Kaufman Dolowich Voluck & Gonzo, LLP) and Lisa Turbis, Esq. (Autodesk, Inc).

Beware Online “Filter Bubbles” – #FTTCF

This week’s Fall Through the Cracks Friday (#FTTCF on Twitter) is from Ted.com…

As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there’s a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a “filter bubble” and don’t get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy.