Online privacy

03.19.13
Google testifies before House of Representatives, calls for updated email privacy laws
03.19.13

Google testifies before House of Representatives, calls for updated email privacy laws

Google's legal director of law enforcement and information security, Richard Salgado, is set to te...

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07.27.12
Facebook's new Recommendations Bar pops up, just wants to be liked
07.27.12

Facebook's new Recommendations Bar pops up, just wants to be liked

Facebook's Recommendations Box sits passively on many websites, allowing us to engage or ignore as...

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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 -...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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04.12.12
Facebook revealing the personal data it collects, won't spare your drunk-poking blushes
04.12.12

Facebook revealing the personal data it collects, won't spare your drunk-poking blushes

Facebook's massively expanding its Download Your Information service into an all-encompassing archiv...

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11.25.11
Crapgadget: BFF Gemz dilute the notion of a best friend (video)
11.25.11

Crapgadget: BFF Gemz dilute the notion of a best friend (video)

If you want a charm that hangs 'round your neck and glows whenever your friend Missy tells you...

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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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