Article | 13/05/2013 Lookout will intercept privacy-invading mobile ad networks, appsMobile security vendor Lookout plans to start flagging as adware mobile apps that use aggressive ad networks if they don't obtain explicit consent fro...
Article | 9/05/2013 US lawmakers introduce apps privacy billNew legislation introduced by a group of U.S. lawmakers would require mobile application developers to obtain consent from consumers before collecting...
Article | 9/05/2013 Name.com forces customers to reset passwords following security breachDomain registrar Name.com forced its customers to reset their account passwords on Wednesday following a security breach on the company's servers that...
Article | 7/05/2013 FTC sends warning letters to 10 data brokersMore than 20 percent of data brokers checked by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission allegedly violated a U.S. privacy law when sharing personal data wit...
Article | 7/05/2013 EU data protection vote delayed againAn important vote on the future of the European Union's privacy laws has been delayed again.
Article | 2/05/2013 Dutch bill seeks to give law enforcement hacking powersThe Dutch government today presented a draft bill that aims to give law enforcement the power to hack into computer systems -- including those located...
Article | 25/04/2013 Civil rights coalition says EU data protection bill threatens citizens' rightsA coalition of international civil liberties organizations on Thursday said that some of the proposed changes to Europe's data protection laws would s...
Article | 25/04/2013 Senate committee limits government electronic surveillanceA U.S. Senate committee has approved legislation that would give more privacy protection from government surveillance for data stored in the cloud.
Article | 25/04/2013 EU parliament committee votes against air passenger data sharing billEuropean politicians are at loggerheads following a vote in the European Parliament on Wednesday that rejected proposals to store information on airli...
Article | 24/04/2013 Senator rips self-regulatory do-not-track effortsThe U.S. online advertising industry has not lived up to a promise to stop the online tracking of Internet users who ask advertisers to do so, a senio...
Article | 22/04/2013 Germans fine Google for gathering personal data with Street View carsGoogle must pay a €145,000 (US$190,000) fine in Germany for gathering and storing emails, photos, passwords and chat protocols from unprotected Wi-Fi ...
Article | 19/04/2013 Assange to Google's Schmidt: 'I don't use email'Wikileaks' latest release is billed as a transcript of a "secret meeting," but it may more accurately be termed a promotion.
Article | 18/04/2013 House approves CISPA over privacy objectionsThe U.S. House of Representatives has voted to approve a controversial cyberthreat information-sharing bill, despite opposition from the White House a...
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