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Security & Privacy on Personal Mashups

It is not new that there is an explosion of services around the web that can play a role in a user-based mashup. I won't count them all, because this will change after this note has been written. If you don't know what I'm talking about, just have a look to the Services connected by ShareThis or Ping.fm.

Many of these services will raise their own privacy questions/concerns. But, anyway, your questions may fall into these two categories:

  1. How this Service Provider will manage my data.
  2. Which are the Risks I'm facing on my use (publishing/sharing/…) of
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Mozilla on mashups

There are also interesting efforts outside the “Spectra world” ;-) on mashups. Particularly, I like Mozilla Ubiquity because of two aspects: putting the user in control with a client-side approach and the interaction experiences. It is a very young project, but very promising. Just look at the prototypes and enjoy:

 

If you want to dream on the futre Web 3.0 a little bit, look at the Aurora Concept Video:

Aurora (complete video without commentary) from Adaptive Path on Vimeo.

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Clouds, Mashups and … us…

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Last Christmas I, finally, had some time to read deeper and play around with some of the latest releases on the “virtual/cloud” world.

Playing with Office Live was a pleasant experience. Really powerful and with a different approach than the one offered by Google Docs & Spreadsheets. With the add-ins, you can share regular office documents on-line without loosing any office functionality; share a work session on-line. It is free. It worths a try.

I did notice that it is now easier to find Virtual Private Server Hosting on Windows and SharePoint Hosting services at really appealing prices. This ...

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