Personaldata

07.20.15
Ashley Madison hack threatens to expose millions of users
07.20.15

Ashley Madison hack threatens to expose millions of users

Cancel that hotel room: Ashley Madison’s been hacked

By D. Cooper,   07.20.15
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08.15.14
Apple's now storing some personal user data in China
08.15.14

Apple's now storing some personal user data in China

It's no secret that the relationship between Apple and China hasn't always been the best. From the...

By E. Alvarez,   08.15.14
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08.29.13
Facebook details proposed changes to its data use policies following court order
08.29.13

Facebook details proposed changes to its data use policies following court order

Facebook made some changes to its data use policy late last year (in addition to some changes to i...

By D. Melanson,   08.29.13
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02.03.12
EU regulators ask Google to 'pause' its privacy changes, need more time to investigate
02.03.12

EU regulators ask Google to 'pause' its privacy changes, need more time to investigate

Google has gone to great lengths to clarify its revamped privacy policy, but a regulatory body in...

By A. Toor,   02.03.12
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01.26.12
Vlingo co-founder explains data-collection issues
01.26.12

Vlingo co-founder explains data-collection issues

With Carrier IQ and O2's most recent data-snooping, people's vigilance about what information cellp...

By D. Cooper,   01.26.12
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12.03.11
Carrier IQ VP says software poses no threat to user privacy, backs up his argument with metaphor
12.03.11

Carrier IQ VP says software poses no threat to user privacy, backs up his argument with metaphor

The final chapter of the Carrier IQ saga has yet to be written, but at this juncture, even the ro...

By A. Toor,   12.03.11
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12.02.11
WikiLeaks' Spy Files shed light on the corporate side of government surveillance
12.02.11

WikiLeaks' Spy Files shed light on the corporate side of government surveillance

WikiLeaks' latest batch of documents hit the web this week, providing the world with a scarily...

By A. Toor,   12.02.11
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11.15.11
Google announces 'opt-out' feature for wireless network owners, aims to allay privacy concerns
11.15.11

Google announces 'opt-out' feature for wireless network owners, aims to allay privacy concerns

Google, as promised, responded to concerns over its data collection policy this morning, by ann...

By A. Toor,   11.15.11
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11.04.11
iSpy software can read texts and steal passwords with its little eye (video)
11.04.11

iSpy software can read texts and steal passwords with its little eye (video)

We spy, with our bleary eye, a new piece of software that could make it dramatically easier to...

By A. Toor,   11.04.11
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