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Privacy and Data Protection
- European Union
Organizations and Consortia
Initiative for Privacy Standardisation in Europe (IPSE)
- Center for Democracy and
- Electronic Privacy Information
Center (epic) (Critique of P3P.)
- European Union's Joint Reseach Centre's
Security, Trust and Privacy Alliance (ISTPA)
News and Opinion on Marketing and Privacy.
Information Security and Privay.
- Online Privacy
Exchange Managed by Privacy and American
Business, which is part of The Center for Social and
Legal Research (USA). Participation from data protecion
commissioners all around the world. Refers to national data
protection laws, regulations, standards and practices, model
policies, agreements and codes, statements, opinion
Forum Moderated e-mail digest. Supported in
part by the ACM.
Foundation (CTO Richard M. Smith, supports
also the Denver
University Privacy Center)
International (PI) (Alternative link.)
London-based watchdog on surveillance by governments and
- Privacy.net Consumer information organization, offering a nice "Privacy Analysis of your
- Privacy Page (and the Internet
Privacy Coalition, but that one seems to be not maintained
since May 6, 1999)
- Privacy Place
News on personal privacy.
- Privacy Rights
- Privacy Times
Designed for professionals and attorneys. Covers
such issues as the FTC's developing policy for the Internet,
credit reports, Caller ID, medical records, "identity theft," the
Freedom of Information Act, direct marketing and the European
Union's Directive On Data Protection.
- Virtual Privacy
Office Joint information service of Privacy
Protection Institutions from all over the world, in particular
Data Protection Commissioners. Partially in German only.
- Universities: Privacy research at
- Industry and Government:
Privacy Policies, Guidelines, Seals
- FakeMail Anonymous Emailer.
- GetNetWise Child protection software
- Global Privacy
Standard crypto products, but also offers a "free email account
with end-to-end security."
- IDcide IDcide Privacy Companion: browser extension. Helps
to determine when and by whom the user is watched. Users can
choose whether to permit such snooping. They also can set
controls on the kind of personal data that can be extracted by
Web sites. P3P.
Privacy Wall: Enterprise privacy
- Persona Pseudonym system, formerly known as
- Privada Privacy proxy, pseudonyms.
TrustFilter, privacy and permissions
management for the enterprise
- Proxymate Formarly known as Lucent Personal Web Assistant (LPWA).
Acquired now by NaviPath. Privacy proxy, pseudonyms. For
technical information see
LPWA project pages,
ACM CACM 42(2):42--47 and
ACM TOISS 2(4):390--415, 1999
- Safeweb Anonymous web browsing.
- SiegeSoft Anonymous communication, and others.
SpamEx offers protection against email spamming. It allows to
set up 15 randomly chosen email addresses that are forwarded to
your real email. Each of them can be switched on and off invividually.
Tivoli SecureWay Privacy Manager Access
control solution, extending Policy Director, providing a set of
pre-defined "best practices" privacy roles and categories of
- WebWasher.com AG
Affiliated with Siemens. Software that lets users
filter out unwanted advertising banners, pop-up windows, animated
images or Java applets. Bidirectional automatic cookie filters
let users block cookies from sites they dislike.
Orby Privacy Plus: P3P client/server.
- Zero-Knowledge Systems
and Freedom Network Freedom:
Anonymous communication based on a variation of
mixes. Nyms: Pseudonyms for multiple personalities.
- Companies supporting some sort of id-management, without specific
emphasis on privacy: Digitalme, Jotter, Lumeria, PrivacyBank.com. iFAY
- Rather the other side: docusearch.com
From their home page: "DOCUSEARCH.COM is the
place to find, locate & track down anybody! We offer locate
searches, DMV driver & vehicle searches, telephone record
searches, financial & bank searches, criminal & property records,
plus hundreds of Free searches."
eBlaster Automatically recording everything
done on a PC
Techniques for Anonymous Communication
- Anonymity by message redirection, without encryption
- Anonymous Remailers
- Anonymous HTTP
- Anonymity by message redirection and re-encryption
- Anonymity for communication channels
Anonymizing HTTP via Mixes and encrypting links (as kind of
- Some more links
- Journals and specific articles
- Web Pointers
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