Dump Your Cloud Before Your Cloud Dumps You

Alan Nekhom

This paper, from Data Privacy Journal, underwritten by the Privacy Co-op Media Staff, is re-issued here for free viewing with the author’s permission. Site of record can be found here: https://doi.org/10.52785/A7S3D2G4. While linking to this article is permitted, please do not distribute or copy without express written permission of author…


Rose Davis

This paper, from Data Privacy Journal, underwritten by the Privacy Co-op Media Staff, is re-issued here for free viewing with the author’s permission. Site of record can be found here: https://doi.org/10.52785/J2S8V3N7. While linking to this article is permitted, please do not distribute or copy without express written permission of author…


By: J. Oliver Glasgow,
CEO/Founding Partner Privacy Co-op

Working in the Information Rights industry, I hear wild stories every day that would curl your hair (or straighten it — whatever it isn’t). …


Rights Equivalent to Ownership

No one can own data

As a consumer, you are engaging scores of services every day. As a result, companies learn all kinds of things about you. In most of these cases, companies exploit the things they learn for huge profits.

Are you OK with that?

Here’s a crazy secret that we hope you can’t…


by: Veronica Nice, Privacy Co-op Contributor

“Don’t get me wrong. The sex was…” Lil rifled through her mental thesaurus for just the right word to capture the essence of it for Mr. Bootles, her new kitten. …


Surveillance by Charles Ladson, charlesladson.com, artist may be reached at charlesladson@rocketmail.com — used with permission of the artist

In the second week of October 2020, the Privacy Co-op, a nonprofit Texas cooperative association, made headlines by paying dividends to its members. While there is nothing new about paying dividends, or even cooperatives, the idea of applying old-fashioned co-op law to the new world of data is catching some…


Another Day Wrangling Consent

A Privacy Co-op Article on Consent

Executive Description

There’s sometimes confusion inside organizations regarding privacy and consent. Some businesses are huge, and many people are collaterally working to evolve their businesses in different directions at the same time, often with competing rights to the same information rights. …


What’s the Problem?

When I was fat and started losing weight, I wouldn’t get on the scales. My friends would ask, “but how do you know if you’re losing any weight?” I would simply reply, “pants don’t lie.”

As our nation is being torn apart by violence and anger, we desperately need to…


Our members want convenience and the Co-op continues to deliver.

Our latest innovation is Groups.

On our site, we have a Search screen where you can look for businesses or ask questions. …


We need a bill!

What’s the problem?

When you bought your last mobile device, there’s a strong likelihood that businesses you don’t even know immediately began collecting and exploiting your sensitive personal information because a total stranger gave them permission to do so years ago…

…and you have no way to make them stop.

How did this start?

There are businesses…

Privacy Co-op Media Staff

htts://Privacy.coop You own the rights to your information and businesses desire your direction. Learn about your choices, direct them in less than 3 minutes.

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