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Google legal chief shines light on EU right to be forgotten delistings

Jul 11, 2014 11:28 pm

Google's legal chief, David Drummond, has detailed in a statement how Google has been approaching Europe's new right to be forgotten privacy law

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Celebrity houses have just been scrubbed from Google Street View

Jul 7, 2014 7:13 pm

The properties of household names like Tony Blair have started to appear as digitally altered or removed altogether on Google's mapping service

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Man fined for defacing ex-girlfriend's Facebook page

Jul 2, 2014 7:12 pm

In a landmark ruling, a man in Ireland has been made to pay a fine after being found guilty of maliciously defacing a woman's Facebook profile

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UK privacy chief warns wearables must comply with data law

Jun 27, 2014 7:11 pm

Britain's Information Commissioner's Office warned companies using wearable tech must still obey UK privacy law

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Google starts chopping search results in EU's 'right to be forgotten'

Jun 26, 2014 3:12 pm

Now that a European court has ruled web users have the right to be forgotten, Google faces a massive backlog of search removal requests

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Vodafone says phones on its networks in 29 countries are tapped

Jun 6, 2014 11:00 am

Vodafone report outlines the way that governments request information for it and says that phones in 29 countries where it operates are tapped

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Anti-snooping server sails past $1m crowdfunding target in hours

Jun 6, 2014 1:35 am

A private server that hopes to secure SMEs against prying eyes has cleared its $1m target in just over an hour

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Privacy campaigner creates Google Glass jamming device

Jun 5, 2014 1:11 am

Irritated by the potential pervasiveness of Google Glass, one member of Stop The Cyborgs has built a program that stops Google Glass from connecting at all

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China plans month-long assault on "rumor"-spreading WeChat users

May 28, 2014 6:22 pm

China is planning on launching a month-long offensive on instant messaging users who are spreading "rumors" of violence

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Facebook now sets all new post to "Friends Only" by default

May 22, 2014 5:08 pm

Facebook has just begun making your new status updates more private and setting them viewable only to friends by default

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Facebook anonymous login feature limits sharing of information

May 5, 2014 3:02 pm

Facebook is currently testing a new anonymous login feature that limits the amount of data shared with the social network

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Google ends student email data mining for ad targeting

May 1, 2014 1:06 pm

Google pledges to stop data mining student email accounts for data that was used to target ads at students outside of school

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Massive FBI facial recognition database has privacy experts worried

Apr 15, 2014 9:20 pm

The EFF and privacy experts are concerned over the growing FBI NGI facial recognition program, which will have more than 50 million photos by end of 2015

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Facebook facing class-action lawsuit in Canada for privacy invasion

Apr 9, 2014 11:00 pm

Facebook is dealing with a class-action lawsuit north of the border, accused of snooping on private messages to enhance targeted advertising efforts

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Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern says Edward Snowden is no traitor

Apr 5, 2014 10:42 pm

Former CIA analyst believes Edward Snowden is a patriot, but isn't a traitor or a hero

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NSA might roll out transparency reports to try and ease spying scare

Mar 21, 2014 1:37 am

The NSA might begin publishing transparency reports to try and win over Internet users

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Google begins encrypting search results, especially in China

Mar 13, 2014 8:39 pm

Search giant Google will help Chinese users be more secure by automatically encrypting Web searches, with worldwide rollout also expected

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Privacy groups asks FTC to block WhatsApp acquisition by Facebook

Mar 10, 2014 1:22 am

Though Facebook assured that it will honour WhatsApp's privacy, two privacy groups and even WhatsApp users are not comfortable with the acquisition

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Europol warns public Wi-Fi users of privacy, security risks

Mar 8, 2014 4:10 pm

Europol wants users to be more careful when using public Internet Wi-Fi

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Tor working on a way to hide instant messaging chat records

Mar 1, 2014 2:20 am

To dodge any potential surveillances, Tor plans to make a tool to force IM service to use their anonymous service

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Edward Snowden sits down in a world-first interview

Jan 28, 2014 11:46 pm

Edward Snowden sits down in a world-first interview, has some very scary things you need to hear

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Target wasn't the only US retailer with data breaches last month

Jan 13, 2014 6:34 am

It looks like Target wasn't the only US retailer to get hit with data breaches, new reports suggest at least three other US retailers were hit

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Researchers use NSA tricks to see just how much data it collects

Dec 1, 2013 6:21 am

Researchers make an app called MetaPhone, which collects metadata from your device, wants to see just how much the NSA can do

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Google is pissed with the NSA, starts encrypting its traffic

Nov 8, 2013 3:27 am

Google begins encrypting its internal network, says 'F*** you' to the NSA

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Do you use Google Chrome's autocomplete? You shouldn't

Oct 25, 2013 3:18 am

Google Chrome's autocomplete sends your private data, including your credit card details

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