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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

The New Facebook and why Netflix split in two

Sep 23, 2011
How important is Facebook's push into digital media? It's huge. Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, believes the social network could remake the w...
Posted In: Facebook, government, hulu, netflix, policy, privacy, social media, Web Culture

Facebook's new face

Sep 22, 2011
Facebook wants to spend more time with you. Deepen the conversation, peer into your soul, hear the story of your life. It wants you to break out...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media, Web Culture

OnStar goes on and on and on

Sep 21, 2011
In a new privacy statement, the in-car navigation provider OnStar, says it will collect your tracking and positioning data even if you don't pay...
Posted In: onstar, privacy, security, tracking

Sony's PlayStation Network, a service with massive privacy and security flaws exposed over the last year, asks users to agree to never ever sue Sony

Sep 19, 2011
Well. Good luck with that. Sony is getting ready to ban users from its Playstation Network if they don't agree to waive their right to collectively...
Posted In: playstation, privacy, security, Sony

Typosquatting

Sep 13, 2011
That's the term for a security risk resulting from mis-typed email addresses....
Posted In: cisco, privacy, security, typosquatting, vocabulary

ACLU to get information from DOJ

Sep 7, 2011
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled in favor of the ACLU on a warrantless phone tapping case and ordered the DOJ to disclose...
Posted In: aclu, doj, privacy

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