Privacy

06.29.16
ACLU sues US over law limiting data discrimination studies
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ACLU sues US over law limiting data discrimination studies

The civil liberty group says that an anti-hacking law blocks research into algorithm-based racism and sexism.

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06.25.16
Philippines man charged with raiding US celebrities' accounts
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Philippines man charged with raiding US celebrities' accounts

A former FBI director and a mysterious 'entertainer' were among the targets.

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06.25.16
Snowden's email provider confirms it was an investigation target
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Snowden's email provider confirms it was an investigation target

Lavabit has also formed a legal defense group to help service providers fight unconstitutional demands.

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06.22.16
Warrantless data searches narrowly miss Senate approval
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Warrantless data searches narrowly miss Senate approval

John McCain's legislation would have given the FBI easy access to phone and internet records.

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06.14.16
Apple's use of 'differential privacy' is necessary but not new
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Apple's use of 'differential privacy' is necessary but not new

Google has been employing the same statistical technique that promises to keep your data private.

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