The Federal Communications Commission is out with a report on location-based services that outlines government and industry efforts to address the privacy issues surrounding those very services.
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When Helen and Jay Stassen’s 21-year-old son, Benjamin, committed suicide 19 months ago, he did not leave a note. If it had been 20 years ago, the Stassens might have looked through diaries, letters or other personal items in an attempt to find clues as to why he decided to end his life. These days, […]
Internet technologies make the unwanted sharing of personal information possible.
As mobile technology evolves, solid privacy design is critical to ensure user understanding and build consumer trust. Today, Create with Context, an independent research and design firm, is releasing results of a wide-ranging study on users’ comprehension and expectations of mobile privacy.
A bill was introduced at the Ohio State house this week that would prevent an employer from asking for access to see private interactions on Facebook and elsewhere online.
Since the advent of the Patriot Act, there has been the long-held assumption that the United States government is afforded much more access to cloud data than other governments.
An often-repeated concern that the U.S. Patriot Act gives the U.S. government unequaled access to personal data stored on cloud services is incorrect, with several other nations enjoying similar access to cloud data, according to a study released Wednesday.
In the interest of helping you figure out who to follow, Twitter is following you.
On May 14, the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus hosted a lunch discussion to a standing-room crowd, entitled “New Internet Privacy Legislation: What the White House, Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission are Recommending.”
Popular video-sharing app Socialcam has made changes that are designed to prevent inadvertent sharing of videos, a privacy advocate says.