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In search of better email encryption

Jul 23, 2014
Making email encryption more user friendly
Posted In: email, encryption, web privacy

Surveillance of phone and Internet data: the new normal?

Jun 7, 2013
Can consumers really do anything to force Internet and telecommunications companies to fight back against government tracking of personal data?
Posted In: privacy, web privacy, surveillance, security

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

Who is selling and buying your information online?

Jun 22, 2012
An online security expert tells us what companies are doing about the safety of your personal data online.
Posted In: online, web privacy, stalking, data security, cybersecurity

Will online privacy laws actually make a difference?

Feb 24, 2012
There's been a lot of talk recently about privacy protection on the web. The White House and tech companies say they want to protect you, but can they?
Posted In: privacy, do not track, Twitter, web privacy, privacy bill of rights

Hear ye, hear ye! A Privacy Bill of Rights is coming

Feb 23, 2012
Powdered wigs and town crier optional
Posted In: tracking, Congress, browsers, web privacy, do not track

Online privacy plan could keep your donut habit hidden

Feb 23, 2012
On the White House agenda today: a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. The Obama administration says we need more protection from companies that have gotten better and better at tracking us online.
Posted In: online, web privacy, white house

How much is your online data worth?

Feb 23, 2012
The White House is proposing new online privacy rules. But one analyst tells us, advertisers aren't all that interested in who you really are.
Posted In: online advertising, online, web privacy, digital life, marketing

Google and others track Apple users

Feb 17, 2012
Reporter Julia Angwin discusses her story in the Wall Street Journal detailing the tracking of Apple iPhone users.
Posted In: Tech, web privacy, Google, apple, safari

Facebook users want their share

Feb 6, 2012
Last week's Facebook IPO has many users questioning why the social network can make so much money off of their user data.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, web privacy

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