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Websites accused of collecting kids' online data

Aug 23, 2012
A group of consumer advocate organization says some big name companies are violating kids' online privacy laws.
Posted In: Tech, online privacy, privacy, children
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Why are police scanning millions of license plates?

Aug 17, 2012
The ACLU is asking questions about the use of License Plate Reader cameras.
Posted In: privacy, police, Google
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How privacy is viewed today

Aug 13, 2012
Author Garret Keizer on the price of privacy and whether it is less valued today than in the past.
Posted In: privacy
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Google gets slammed with the biggest FTC fine ever

Aug 10, 2012
But will the smackdown change online tracking for Google or anyone else?
Posted In: Google, FTC, privacy, do not track, Robot Roundup
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FTC proposes an update to ancient online law, COPPA

Aug 2, 2012
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act may get its first update since Mark Zuckerberg was a 15-year-old.
Posted In: privacy, FTC, coppa, apple, apps
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Facebook's 'Like' button may be putting words in your mouth

Jul 16, 2012
Plus, Ukrainians win international competition with sign language-to-speech gloves.
Posted In: Facebook, privacy
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Facebook as vigilante: Scanning for predators

Jul 13, 2012
A Reuters report investigating Facebook scanning policies has found out the social network may be going out of its way to partner with law enforcement in nabbing child predators. But what does this mean for user privacy?
Posted In: Facebook, legal, privacy
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Facebook is spending $60 million to recognize your face

Jun 20, 2012
The social giant bets big on facial recognition software, but what is it using that information for?
Posted In: Facebook, facial recognition, privacy, Kindle, Amazon, harry potter
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The LinkedIn hack: What you need to do about it

Jun 7, 2012
And are we just stuck with the current problematic password system forever? Yes. Yes, we are.
Posted In: linkedin, privacy, security, Facebook, video
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How young is too young to be on Facebook?

Jun 4, 2012
In order to increase its reach, Facebook is now developing a system that would allow children under the age of 13 to play games and use the social network.
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, kids, psychology

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