Faruki Blog

Jeepers Peepers! Peeple, the Yelp for People App Redefines Privacy

People may choose to avoid social media for any number of reasons. Refusing to engage with social media does not make you a luddite or old-fashioned... Read More

Customer Identity Theft & Fraud: What Consumers Can Learn

I recently wrote a series of episodes in what I called a Privacy Miniseries on LinkedIn in which I shared the true story of my best friend.. Read More

Michigan State Ordered to Disclose Suspect's Information Redacted from University Police Incident Reports

Earlier this month, a Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court's order that Michigan State disclose the names of suspects redacted from.. Read More

Scot Ganow Discusses the Ashley Madison Breach on 700 WLW

I have always written and spoken about the individual value for privacy and when it is violated, how that violation can be very personal and akin to.. Read More

Scot Ganow Discusses the Ashley Madison Breach on 700 WLW

I have always written and spoken about the individual value for privacy and when it is violated, how that violation can be very personal and akin to.. Read More

Doe v. Gangland: Why Breaking a Confidentiality Agreement with a Former Gang-Member is a Bad Idea

For those of you into true-crime documentaries, have you ever wondered how producers get criminals and accused criminals to talk on the record?  In.. Read More

An Affair to Remember: AshleyMadison.com Hack Exposes Privacy Lessons

Millions of men and women around the world woke up this morning in a panic.  Last night, tech websites reported that on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, a.. Read More

What Price, On-Line Privacy?

Last week, indeed Friday the 13th, President Obama convened a "Cyber Summit" of business, technology and government leaders to address mounting.. Read More

Really? This Is Still a Thing?

I've been working in privacy for about 12 years now, and it truly is a profession where nothing can really surprise you. You would think in 2015, in.. Read More