John Kennedy Featured in Digital Privacy Article

June 30, 2015

Wiggin and Dana Partner John Kennedy was quoted in a June 26, 2015 Christian Science Monitor article titled, "Shuddle Offers Uber for Kids, but May Put Young Riders' Data at Risk." The article discusses the data privacy risks of Shuddle's new ShuddleMe app, a smartphone app that allows children as young as eight years old to arrange for a vetted driver to pick them up and take them anywhere they need to go. There are concerns that Shuddle's privacy policy may enable the company to collect too much personal information from children and parents using the app.

In the article, John comments on the real-world security implications of retaining sensitive information. John also emphasizes the importance of anonymizing user data before sharing it with third parties.

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