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Should you be concerned about the NSA's surveillance programs?

Aug 12, 2013
Government surveillance, shifting opinions, and the end of email.
Posted In: surveillance, nsa, online privacy, email
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Silent Circle's Phil Zimmermann on why it's shuttering its encrypted email service

Aug 9, 2013
Following Lavabit's lead, Silent Circle ends its encrypted email service so clients can avoid government scrutiny.
Posted In: online privacy, encryption, Edward Snowden
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Encryption apps enter the mainstream

Jul 1, 2013
For the most part, strong encryption technology of our e-mails, texts, and phone calls has been the domain of the powerful and the paranoid. But that's starting to change.
Posted In: surveillance, nsa, PRISM, privacy, online privacy
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Everything you need to know about CISPA

Apr 19, 2013
CISPA passed in the House of Representatives. But what is the bill and what will it do for privacy and data?
Posted In: SOPA, PIPA, CISPA, online privacy
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The difference between Apple's app store and Google Play: User data

Feb 18, 2013
When you buy from a digital storefront such as Google Play, how far and wide is that information shared?
Posted In: Tech, Google, apple, online privacy
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Tweeting videos through the Vine; Should Skype be more like Google?

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.
Posted In: skype, Microsoft, Google, Twitter, social media, online privacy, China
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Facebook launches search for people, photos, places and interests

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.
Posted In: Facebook, online privacy, Graph Search, search
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California passes social media privacy law

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.
Posted In: social media, california, privacy, online privacy
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Online privacy in 2013 and trading old school correspondence on Lettrs.com

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.
Posted In: 2013, online privacy, social media, letters
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New Instagram privacy policy frustrates users

Dec 18, 2012
Photo-sharing site says it has the right to sell user photos to advertisers.
Posted In: instagram, Facebook, privacy, online privacy

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