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Selected Media Mentions

A Private Equity Firm Bought Ancestry, and Its Trove of DNA, for $4.7B. Vice, Aug. 7, 2020.

Apple is finally making it easy to hide from trackers. Recode, June 22, 2020.

Relying on Silicon Valley to organize makes some protesters uneasy. CNET, June 17, 2020.

In the battle against coronavirus, personal privacy is at risk. CNN, March 20, 2020.

What the Ring hacks tell us about tech’s backward approach to security. Vox, February 28, 2020.

What Your Period Tracker App Knows About You. Consumer Reports, Jan. 28, 2020.

How Cambridge Analytica and the Trump campaign changed Big Tech forever. CNBC, Dec. 26, 2020.

They See You When You’re Shopping. The New York Times, Nov. 26, 2019.

Inside Amazon’s plan for Alexa to run your entire life. MIT Technology Review, Nov. 5, 2019.

48 states are probing Google on antitrust grounds. Why isn’t California? The Los Angeles Times, Sept. 10, 2019.

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative. The New York Times, June 14, 2019.

We Read 150 Privacy Policies. They Were an Incomprehensible Disaster. The New York Times, June 12, 2019.

Cash-back shopping savings, but at what price? Marketplace, May 24, 2019.

Google’s New Privacy Features Put the Responsibility on Users. Wired, May 8, 2019.

The Privacy Paradox. Axios, April 1, 2019.

Amazon’s Accent Recognition Technology Could Tell the Government Where You’re From. The Intercept, Nov. 15, 2018.

Facial recognition gives police a powerful new tracking tool. It’s also raising alarms. NBC News, July 30, 2018.

Privacy and Internet Use Expert Jen King. The Recorder, May 18, 2015.

Selling Secrets of Phone Users to Advertisers. The New York Times, Oct. 5, 2013.

Black boxes in newer cars raises privacy concerns. KPIX-CBS, May 18, 2012.

Selling You on Facebook. The Wall Street Journal, April 8th, 2012. (This story mentions my Facebook apps research.)

Facial recognition marks the end of anonymity. BBC News Magazine, Sept. 26, 2011.

‘Insecurity Cameras’ To Track All of Town’s Traffic, NPR, Nov. 24, 2009.

Broken Border, Part Four: Who’s Watching?, Texas Tribune, Nov. 11, 2009.

Is the NYPD ‘Ring of Steel’ Effective? And Is It Worth the Cost to Privacy?, New York Magazine, Oct. 9, 2009.

Two-thirds of Americans Object to Online Tracking, The New York Times, Sept. 29, 2009.

SF Spy Cameras No Help In Violent Crime, San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 11, 2009.

Police Put a High-Tech Ear to the Ground, The Wall Street Journal, May 29, 2008.

Wearable Tracking Tags Test Privacy Boundaries at the U. of Washington, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Feb. 15, 2008.

It’s Hard to Hide From Your Friends, The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 30, 2008.

Newsom wants to add 25 cameras – Police Commission waits for crime data, San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 5, 2007.

Health 2.0, The Economist, Sept. 6, 2007.

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