privacy

Pages

A spike in government surveillance, and wine sales on Amazon

Oct 1, 2012
A new report says the U.S. Justice Department allowed law enforcement agencies to examine more private data in 2010-2011 than in the entire previous decade. And Amazon is planning online wine sales.
Posted In: Tech, wine, aclu, surveillance, privacy, web privacy, data

Using radio frequency identification tags to track school kids

Sep 10, 2012
Some schools are testing out RFID tags as a way to keep track of kids and bring in extra money.
Posted In: RFID, technology, privacy, robots

The mysterious case of purloined Apple IDs, hackers and the FBI

Sep 6, 2012
AntiSec claims it stole data off an FBI laptop, the Bureau denies it. What does it mean for you?
Posted In: apple, antisec, privacy, security, Robot Roundup

Twitter and your privacy

Aug 30, 2012
Twitter fights a court ruling to turn over a user's information.
Posted In: Twitter, privacy, NFL, iPad

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pages