The Commerce Department and the White House announced today plans to appoint a high-level privacy watchdog that would negotiate the issue of online privacy both overseas and in this country. But privacy advocates aren't happy about it. Bob Moon goes over the details with Steve Henn.
The Federal Communications Commission confirmed Wednesday it's investigating Google in response to the company collecting information from unsecured Wi-Fi networks while taking pictures for the Google Street View service. Google says it was an accident but the issue is far from settled.
Email, Twitter, Facebook, cell phones -- there's no shortage of ways to connect electronically to others. Today comes a new Internet browser aimed at making it all easier. Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Steve Henn about RockMelt.
The idea of a company like Google teaming up with an institution like television is immediately appealing. But now that Google TV products are actually here, viewers are being blocked from seeing a lot of their favorite show. What gives?
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is starting to get organized, and it may begin to look toward citizens to help it out. It's a crowd-sourcing idea -- with people using online technology to report wrongdoings.