Data collection

05.19.14
The NSA is recording all cellphone calls in the Bahamas
05.19.14

The NSA is recording all cellphone calls in the Bahamas

You might want to be careful of what you say over the phone the next time you visit the Bahamas. A...

By N. Lee,   05.19.14
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03.18.14
The NSA can reportedly collect 100 percent of an unnamed country's phone calls
03.18.14

The NSA can reportedly collect 100 percent of an unnamed country's phone calls

The NSA is capable of recording 100 percent of a country's telephone calls, according to sources w...

By S. Silbert,   03.18.14
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03.03.14
UK patients' data uploaded to Google servers, serious privacy concerns ensue (update)
03.03.14

UK patients' data uploaded to Google servers, serious privacy concerns ensue (update)

The National Health Service (NHS) of England has come under fire lately amid plans to share patien...

By S. Silbert,   03.03.14
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01.31.14
Canadian spy agency used airport WiFi to track travelers
01.31.14

Canadian spy agency used airport WiFi to track travelers

Questionable data collection isn't just for the US and Britain -- according to CBC News, Canada's...

By S. Buckley,   01.31.14
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12.06.13
NSA cites executive order to defend its collection of cellphone location data
12.06.13

NSA cites executive order to defend its collection of cellphone location data

The 5 billion cellphone location records the NSA's reportedly collecting daily? Don't expect an ap...

By S. Silbert,   12.06.13
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06.10.12
Tiny fraction of required 270 million Facebook users squeak 'no' to changes
06.10.12

Tiny fraction of required 270 million Facebook users squeak 'no' to changes

Facebook users rebuked proposed privacy changes in a vote on Friday -- to the tune of 87 percent -...

By S. Dent,   06.10.12
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06.04.12
Facebook to experiment with access for under-13s
06.04.12

Facebook to experiment with access for under-13s

Facebook is exploring options to connect kids to its social network, while ensuring it obeys feder...

By M. Smith,   06.04.12
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06.02.12
Facebook to put privacy changes to vote thanks to policy group, its own rules
06.02.12

Facebook to put privacy changes to vote thanks to policy group, its own rules

A vote on Facebook privacy rules prompted by 45,000 comments plastered on its governance page is l...

By S. Dent,   06.02.12
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05.11.12
Facebook proposes more transparent privacy policy, wants to know what you think of it
05.11.12

Facebook proposes more transparent privacy policy, wants to know what you think of it

Facebook's had some privacy foibles in the not-so-distant past, and has been working to improve its...

By M. Gorman,   05.11.12
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