“Contrary to traditional notions, collecting and keeping too much data is actually counterproductive for businesses in this new realm where consumers are becoming more privacy conscious. Furthermore, processing sensitive data without fully recognizing the obligations attached to it can also lead to negative consequences.”

Design considerations for building privacy-protecting analytics services:
  • Know when not to

“Web feature developers are being warned to step up attention to privacy and security as they design contributions.

Writing in a blog post about “evolving threats” to Internet users’ privacy and security, the W3C standards body’s technical architecture group (TAG) and Privacy Interest Group (PING) set out a series of revisions to the W3C’s Security