Personaldata

04.28.17
Home Depot left customers' unprotected personal data online
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Home Depot left customers' unprotected personal data online

No financial data was accessible, but even names, emails and addresses can be exploited by scammers.

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01.25.16
Amazon accused of handing out its users' personal data
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Amazon accused of handing out its users' personal data

Attackers are believed to have tricked Amazon's customer support team into handing out sensitive information.

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08.15.14
Apple's now storing some personal user data in China
08.15.14

Apple's now storing some personal user data in China

It's no secret that the relationship between Apple and China hasn't always been the best. From the...

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08.29.13
Facebook details proposed changes to its data use policies following court order
08.29.13

Facebook details proposed changes to its data use policies following court order

Facebook made some changes to its data use policy late last year (in addition to some changes to i...

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02.03.12
EU regulators ask Google to 'pause' its privacy changes, need more time to investigate
02.03.12

EU regulators ask Google to 'pause' its privacy changes, need more time to investigate

Google has gone to great lengths to clarify its revamped privacy policy, but a regulatory body in...

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01.26.12
Vlingo co-founder explains data-collection issues
01.26.12

Vlingo co-founder explains data-collection issues

With Carrier IQ and O2's most recent data-snooping, people's vigilance about what information cellp...

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12.03.11
Carrier IQ VP says software poses no threat to user privacy, backs up his argument with metaphor
12.03.11

Carrier IQ VP says software poses no threat to user privacy, backs up his argument with metaphor

The final chapter of the Carrier IQ saga has yet to be written, but at this juncture, even the ro...

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