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10.01.12
Facebook outlines its ad targeting strategy on one handy page, presents a complex privacy picture
10.01.12

Facebook outlines its ad targeting strategy on one handy page, presents a complex privacy picture

To say that Facebook has to tread lightly around privacy issues is an understatement, especially wi...

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09.08.12
Amazon has change of heart, will allow opt-out of Kindle Fire HD ads for $15
09.08.12

Amazon has change of heart, will allow opt-out of Kindle Fire HD ads for $15

You'd be forgiven for wondering just what Amazon was up to with Special Offers ads on the Kindle F...

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09.07.12
Amazon Silk browser on Kindle Fire tracks page visits to generate trends, isn't as spooky as it sounds (update: opt-out exists)
09.07.12

Amazon Silk browser on Kindle Fire tracks page visits to generate trends, isn't as spooky as it sounds (update: opt-out exists)

When you pick up that new Kindle Fire HD this fall, one of the first things you'll notice is an up...

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02.24.12
Google tests the 'do not track' waters with a Chrome extension (Update)
02.24.12

Google tests the 'do not track' waters with a Chrome extension (Update)

Well, that didn't take long. One day after agreeing to implement a do not track button as part of a...

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10.11.11
UK Gov wants opt-in system for adult material, imagine a boot stamping on a trackpad, forever
10.11.11

UK Gov wants opt-in system for adult material, imagine a boot stamping on a trackpad, forever

Looks like Prime Minister David Cameron's not content with just shuttering the internet during...

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10.05.11
Service helps users opt out of EULA class-action prevention
10.05.11

Service helps users opt out of EULA class-action prevention

If you're looking to opt out of the class-action lawsuit prevention clauses inserted by certain c...

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10.04.11
New website provides online opt-out services for game EULAs
10.04.11

New website provides online opt-out services for game EULAs

If you're like most of us, you don't read the giant wall o' legalese that serves as a speed bump...

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09.28.11
OnStar abandons plans to keep tracking vehicles after service cancelation
09.28.11

OnStar abandons plans to keep tracking vehicles after service cancelation

OnStar found itself at the center of a firestorm after it sent out an e-mail notifying customers...

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09.13.11
Google planning opt-out option for WiFi data gathering
09.13.11

Google planning opt-out option for WiFi data gathering

Privacy concerns have caused Google to back down a bit on its information collection amongst resi...

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