Voyurl: Privacy, Sharing Of Personal Information, And The Rise Of Open Data
Voyurl is a service in development that will track a user's browsing behavior in real-time. One of the founders shares his thoughts with us on sharing and open data.
Voyurl is a browser-based platform currently in development that will allow users to passively share their browsing behaviors – and view the browsing behaviors of others – in real-time. Described as “foursquare-meets-twitter” and “Blippy for web browsing,” the service will constantly keep a dynamic archive of user’s clickstreams, with the goal of capturing data that gives a user rich insight into their behavior and better content recommendations.
Adam Leibsohn of the voyurl team shares his thoughts with us below, exploring notions of privacy, the rise of open data, and the impact of tracking technology on social culture: