Privacy issues

09.17.12
Editorial: We, the digitally naked
09.17.12

Editorial: We, the digitally naked

The iPhone 5. It is taller, and has incremental improvements under the hood, and is shiny. (I'm st...

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06.14.12
Spotify users in Germany no longer need Facebook account to register
06.14.12

Spotify users in Germany no longer need Facebook account to register

Spotify users in Germany no longer need a Facebook account to register for the music service, Digi...

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05.23.12
Microsoft takes Bing Streetside offline in Germany, privacy complaints to blame
05.23.12

Microsoft takes Bing Streetside offline in Germany, privacy complaints to blame

Germany is notoriously privacy-minded, and services like Facebook's Friend Finder and Google's Str...

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05.05.12
FBI reportedly pressing for backdoor access to Facebook, Google
05.05.12

FBI reportedly pressing for backdoor access to Facebook, Google

Investigators at the FBI supposedly aren't happy that social networks like Facebook or Google+ don...

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03.01.12
EU: Google's new privacy policy breaches European law
03.01.12

EU: Google's new privacy policy breaches European law

Remember how proud Google was when it unified all of its services under a single privacy policy? We...

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01.18.12
China wants microbloggers to register with the government, hand over real identity
01.18.12

China wants microbloggers to register with the government, hand over real identity

Thought that Facebook's and Google+'s requirements that you use your real name were draconian? Just...

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01.02.12
Telecoms win immunity in wiretapping case, US court approves separate suit against the government
01.02.12

Telecoms win immunity in wiretapping case, US court approves separate suit against the government

Looks like a case of good news-bad news for the Electronic Frontier Foundation in its fight against...

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08.01.11
Carnegie Mellon researchers use photo-tagging to violate privacy, prove nothing social is sacred
08.01.11

Carnegie Mellon researchers use photo-tagging to violate privacy, prove nothing social is sacred

Some people never forget a face and the same, it seems, can be said for the internet. With some o...

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03.27.11
WSJ: Google teams with MasterCard and Citigroup for NFC payments, also files patent app
03.27.11

WSJ: Google teams with MasterCard and Citigroup for NFC payments, also files patent app

Ever since the Nexus S and its nifty little NFC chip hit the market, there's been speculation that E...

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