Feb 18, 2013 When you buy from a digital storefront such as Google Play, how far and wide is that information shared?
Jan 25, 2013 Twitter new acquisition, Vine, allows users to share short videos. And, privacy advocates are demanding Skype be more transparent about what data it shares with the government.
Jan 30, 2013 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the rollout of a new, seemingly obvious feature: search. With one billion users and a lot of data, Facebook has a private trove to mine.
Dec 31, 2012 Under a new California law, it is illegal for employers or admissions officers to require applicants to hand over their social media usernames and passwords.
Dec 28, 2012 Gizmodo's managing editor Brian Barrett talks his tech predictions for 2013, and Lettrs.com offers a new way to trade old school correspondence online.
Dec 18, 2012 Photo-sharing site says it has the right to sell user photos to advertisers.
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Dec 6, 2012 As paranoia about online tracking grows, so too the number of businesses that help consumers prevent marketers from mining their personal data.
Oct 12, 2012 A security glitch with the brand new version of the brower raises questions about its future.
Aug 23, 2012 A group of consumer advocate organization says some big name companies are violating kids' online privacy laws.