Latest from Oliver Marks
Thumbs down for Google, Facebook Personal Privacy Concerns
In a week when Facebook are expanding their 'like' button to cover the entire internet, the heads of the data protection authorities of several countries wrote to Google CEO Eric Schmidt to deliver a thumbs down about the privacy rights of the world’s citizens.
Your Privacy, Information Transparency & Short Attention Spans
What looks to be a terrific US Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) 'Frontline' program 'Digital Nation' airs February 2nd in North America and will be available online internationally: the trailer is above and continues an ongoing examination by PBS of the remaking of modern culture by digital media in ways that we’re only beginning to understand.
LinkedIn to IPO in 2010? Facebook to Find a Business Model?
Despite the claims from LinkedIn that an IPO isn't imminent, I wouldn't be surprised to see that happen in 2010. Facebook on the other hand would appear to have a battle on their hands to get a credible business model organized for the IPO markets.
The Movers & Shakers Conference...
I tend to think of Fortune Brainstorm Tech, which happened last week in Pasadena, as a conference for industry titans. Last year's event was held amid tight security and featured the likes of Rupert Murdoch (News International) , Philippe Daulman (Viacom) and Jeff Bezos (Amazon) in a foggy northern California Half Moon Bay.