User data

07.24.15
LinkedIn's making it harder to download your account data
07.24.15

LinkedIn's making it harder to download your account data

If you're a LinkedIn user, the networking site is now making it more difficult to download your contact list and other personal information. You have to wait 72 hours to get it.

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10.20.14
China allegedly using iCloud to secretly collect user data
10.20.14

China allegedly using iCloud to secretly collect user data

Notorious for the constant surveilling and censorship of its people, the Chinese government appear...

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05.06.14
AT&T and Verizon received one government data request per minute last year
05.06.14

AT&T and Verizon received one government data request per minute last year

​Companies including Apple, Facebook and Google recently updated their privacy policies to disclos...

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03.10.14
Daily Roundup: Titanfall's secret weapon, Edward Snowden talks encryption, and more!
03.10.14

Daily Roundup: Titanfall's secret weapon, Edward Snowden talks encryption, and more!

You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hop...

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07.03.13
AT&T updates privacy policy, may begin sharing anonymous user data
07.03.13

AT&T updates privacy policy, may begin sharing anonymous user data

In an update on its Public Policy Blog, AT&T disclosed that it may begin selling anonymous use...

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01.17.12
New BBC iPlayer stats chart the rise of 'connected' TV viewing
01.17.12

New BBC iPlayer stats chart the rise of 'connected' TV viewing

Thanks to widespread adoption and excellent cross-platform availability, the BBC's ubiquitous iPlay...

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04.21.11
Yahoo to retain search data for 18 months, says it's in your best interest
04.21.11

Yahoo to retain search data for 18 months, says it's in your best interest

We've heard this one before: a seemingly well intentioned corporation makes promises to uphold user...

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08.10.10
WSJ: Google 'agonizing' over user privacy, 'vision document' suggests selling data
08.10.10

WSJ: Google 'agonizing' over user privacy, 'vision document' suggests selling data

It was just last week that the Wall Street Journal reported Microsoft's decision to limit private br...

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06.25.08
iPhone 2.0 software securely erases user data
06.25.08

iPhone 2.0 software securely erases user data

The fact that the iPhone doesn't securely erase user data when you select "Erase All Content and Se...

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