Monday, June 16, 2008

Talking to Monsieur Tout-le-Monde

I think privacy professionals need to get out more. I mean, talk to real people, average consumers, normal Internet users. Most of us privacy officers spend most of our time talking to each other, or to privacy regulators, or to privay advocates, or to company privacy department colleagues. But, at the end of the day, the people whose privacy we're trying to protect are not the specialists. So, I've made a personal resolution to try to spend less time engaging in abstruse academic privacy debates, and more time giving simple privacy advice, for general audiences, with practical tips. Anyway, I'm trying. Here's a radio interview for France Info, which, I'm told, reaches 4 or 5 million people. In French: