Internet privacy

08.13.12
FTC considering new settlement process so companies can't deny wrongdoing
08.13.12

FTC considering new settlement process so companies can't deny wrongdoing

Google recently paid the FTC $22.5 million and Facebook was ordered by the commission to change the...

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05.30.12
White House announces anti-botnet initiative
05.30.12

White House announces anti-botnet initiative

The White House has been drumming up momentum for tighter internet privacy laws for a while now, a...

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07.26.11
Chinese government to track users of free WiFi, small businesses react with service cutoffs
07.26.11

Chinese government to track users of free WiFi, small businesses react with service cutoffs

Thought Google had a mountain-sized stack of your up close and personal online habits? Think agai...

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11.12.10
White House reportedly pushing for new internet privacy laws, policy office
11.12.10

White House reportedly pushing for new internet privacy laws, policy office

It's not official just yet, but The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Obama administration i...

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02.24.10
Google executives found guilty of violating privacy of student bullied on video
02.24.10

Google executives found guilty of violating privacy of student bullied on video

Hold tight kids, internet privacy laws just got flipped upside down. An Italian judge found three G...

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02.20.09
Proposed bill would force ISP, WiFi logs for security, criminal investigations
02.20.09

Proposed bill would force ISP, WiFi logs for security, criminal investigations

This proposed bill has been floating around the ether for a long time -- and it's just made a big t...

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09.09.06
Second Life's user database breached
09.09.06

Second Life's user database breached

Hackers broke into the Second Life user databases on Thursday, according to this post on the officia...

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