A cartoon for Data Privacy Day. In the US, it’s now a week; in the EU, it’s still called Data Privacy Day. I think the cartoon is funnier as a Data Privacy Day cartoon. I also have a cartoon for last year.
Here’s my new Halloween cartoon. It captures the many different privacy laws that organizations must follow. I’m curious to know the various combinations of privacy laws that various organizations must deal with. Please take my super short survey below. Thanks!
Here’s a cartoon about HIPAA confidentiality and our modern medical system. In the old days, medical confidentiality meant that people’s health information was seen by just a handful of people – doctors and their staff. These days, health information is widely shared. Countless people see a patient’s medical records and numerous organizations are provided with […]
This cartoon involves a common phishing scam – the inheritance email. For decades, phishers have been sending out the same email scams. One would think that after a while, people would learn about the common scams, and they wouldn’t work anymore. Unfortunately, people keep falling for the same scams over and over again. Even a […]
I created this cartoon to celebrate Data Privacy Week, which used to be Data Privacy Day. Despite my poking fun, I think that Data Privacy Week is a great thing, though I wish as much attention were paid to privacy during the rest of the year!
Here is a round-up of my cartoons from 2021. Nothing to Hide Implantable Devices and Privacy
Here’s a cartoon about the nothing-to-hide argument. One of the most common arguments of those unconcerned about government surveillance or privacy invasions is “I’ve got nothing to hide.” I wrote a book addressing this argument and other faulty arguments made in the debate about privacy versus security. Recently, I posted the full text of my […]
This cartoon is about implantable devices and privacy. Increasingly devices require subscriptions, and there is tremendous lock in, as the devices can only work with a particular company’s services. Implantable devices up the ante – a person could be locked in for life. The law must address lock in with more than data portability. When […]
Halloween is this week, so I thought I’d bring this older cartoon out of the archive. I updated it a bit. Enjoy!
This cartoon is about profiling. A profile consists of a particular set of characteristics and behaviors that are deemed as suspicious by law enforcement. Profiles can be created by people or generated by algorithms that identify suspicious things from data of known criminals or terrorists.