Privacyissues

03.12.13
Google ends Street View litigation in the US, agrees to destroy collected data and pay $7 million fine
03.12.13

Google ends Street View litigation in the US, agrees to destroy collected data and pay $7 million fine

Google's long found itself in hot water where its Street View mapping practices are concerned, run...

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10.16.12
EU regulators urge Google to modify privacy policy, offers 12 recommendations (update: statement from Google)
10.16.12

EU regulators urge Google to modify privacy policy, offers 12 recommendations (update: statement from Google)

It wasn't all that long after Google consolidated most of its privacy policies before people wante...

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09.17.12
Editorial: We, the digitally naked
09.17.12

Editorial: We, the digitally naked

The iPhone 5. It is taller, and has incremental improvements under the hood, and is shiny. (I'm st...

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06.14.12
Spotify users in Germany no longer need Facebook account to register
06.14.12

Spotify users in Germany no longer need Facebook account to register

Spotify users in Germany no longer need a Facebook account to register for the music service, Digi...

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05.23.12
Microsoft takes Bing Streetside offline in Germany, privacy complaints to blame
05.23.12

Microsoft takes Bing Streetside offline in Germany, privacy complaints to blame

Germany is notoriously privacy-minded, and services like Facebook's Friend Finder and Google's Str...

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05.05.12
FBI reportedly pressing for backdoor access to Facebook, Google
05.05.12

FBI reportedly pressing for backdoor access to Facebook, Google

Investigators at the FBI supposedly aren't happy that social networks like Facebook or Google+ don...

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03.01.12
EU: Google's new privacy policy breaches European law
03.01.12

EU: Google's new privacy policy breaches European law

Remember how proud Google was when it unified all of its services under a single privacy policy? We...

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01.18.12
China wants microbloggers to register with the government, hand over real identity
01.18.12

China wants microbloggers to register with the government, hand over real identity

Thought that Facebook's and Google+'s requirements that you use your real name were draconian? Just...

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01.02.12
Telecoms win immunity in wiretapping case, US court approves separate suit against the government
01.02.12

Telecoms win immunity in wiretapping case, US court approves separate suit against the government

Looks like a case of good news-bad news for the Electronic Frontier Foundation in its fight against...

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