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Markey concerned about privacy on Amazon's Kindle Silk browser

Oct 17, 2011
Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) kind of reminds me of a book of Mad Libs sometimes. He's always firing off STRONGLY WORDED LETTERS to tech companies about...
Posted In: Amazon, Kindle, markey, privacy, silk, strongly worded letter, Tech Report

Big Brother from big data?

Oct 11, 2011
In other privacy news, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity announced it will begin a three-year study, trying to harness "big data...
Posted In: big brother, data, privacy, Tech Report

The government wants access to your email account

Oct 10, 2011
If you're Jacob Appelbaum, a Wikileaks volunteer. The Wall Street Journal is reporting on the government's interpretation of the law that allows...
Posted In: privacy, Tech Report, wikileaks

Who WON'T be looking at your social network?

Oct 7, 2011
Banks and lenders are in on the act. Well, not quite yet, but as soon as enough data can be collected, it will most certainly be crunched and...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social networking, Tech Report, Twitter

HTC phones have big security flaw

Oct 4, 2011
Make that a gigantic, gaping security flaw. That's according to a new report from the website Android Police which says the vulnerability exposes...
Posted In: android, htc, privacy, security, Tech Report

Facebook adding warnings to links that may be malicious

Oct 3, 2011
For years, Facebook has been loaded with bum links that spread virally across the social media platform and take users to malware-infested site....
Posted In: Facebook, malware, privacy, security, Tech Report

Massive data breach in military medical records

Sep 29, 2011
It happened at a company called Tricare, which provides medical services for active and retired military personnel. The company admitted that...
Posted In: medical records, privacy, security, Tech Report

OnStar Caves

Sep 28, 2011
Remember a couple days ago, when we told you about OnStar's new policy to track and collect data from drivers, even if they had cancelled their...
Posted In: netflix, onstar, privacy, Tech Report

Facebook is still watching you even when you're logged out

Sep 26, 2011
Along with Facebook's big redesign has come some new scrutiny on exactly how the company is following you around the internet. According to some...
Posted In: cookies, Facebook, privacy

OnStar pressure heats up

Sep 26, 2011
Last week we told you about the fine print in the new OnStar user agreement which lets the company retain your information and share it with...
Posted In: FTC, privacy, schumer, tracking

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