Apr 19, 2013
CISPA passed in the House of Representatives. But what is the bill and what will it do for privacy and data?
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 15, 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.
Nov 29, 2012
As paranoia about online tracking grows, so too the number of businesses that help consumers prevent marketers from mining their personal data.
Nov 29, 2012
There's a growing backlash against this data mining by people who are trying to keep their online lives private. Here are some tips to help.