May 22, 2013 A lot of businesses are buying so-called third party data to add to what they’re already collecting on you. Of course, they all say, “you can always opt out.”
May 17, 2013 The late internet activist and a New Yorker reporter worked together to develop a way for sources to anonymously share documents.
May 13, 2013 Bloomberg News admits reporters used Bloomberg terminals to access clients' information.
May 4, 2013 What are the kids doing these days? It's an age old question. But when it comes to technology, it's an important one.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 1, 2013 Consumer data is becoming a commodity like oil and, like oil, it needs refineries so that companies can profit from it. Meet the data analytics industry.
Apr 19, 2013 Prank calls -- which in 2013 are all but rooted out with caller ID -- may get new life with a new app called Burner. But the software may have legitimate privacy uses as well.
Mar 20, 2013 When you send a text message or an email, should your Internet or phone company hang onto them in case the police ever want to take a look?
Mar 14, 2013 Sure, Google Glass acts mostly as a wearable display screen, but it also works as a video and audio recorder. Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain explains Google's privacy problem when it comes to the high-tech spectacles.
Jan 7, 2013 Scientists are looking to take advantage of the vast population of cellphone users to collect data.