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Government's New Internet Privacy Officer is Twitter's Lawyer
May 8, 2013 - in News
Twitter's legal director is heading to the White House, but her role is currently unclear.
You Can Have Your Google Account Deleted When You Die
Apr 13, 2013 - in News
Or, if you really want to, you can have Google send your account details to some of your nearest and dearest.
Obama Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order
Feb 13, 2013 - in News
Comes ahead of controversial privacy bill CISPA.
WhatsApp Accused of Violating International Privacy Laws
Jan 29, 2013 - in News
Mobile instant messenger app uploads users' entire list of phone numbers.
Microsoft Asked About Confidentiality of Skype User Data
Jan 28, 2013 - in News
Google, Twitter, and others provide transparency reports.
Facebook New Year's App Exposes Users Private Messages
Jan 3, 2013 - in News
Instagram Reverts Back to Old ToS After Backlash
Dec 21, 2012 - in News
Facebook, FBI Shut Down $850 Million Botnet Crime Ring
Dec 12, 2012 - in News
U.S. authorities credits social network in its assistance of one of the largest cybercrime hauls in history.
Antitrust Officials to Meet About Google's Business Practices
Nov 30, 2012 - in News
Web giant's business practices to be further examined.
Google Urges Internet Users to Protect The Open Web
Nov 26, 2012 - in News
U.S. government constantly pushing for web censorship.
Google's Schmidt: Kids Need 'Online Talk' Before Sex Talk
Nov 23, 2012 - in News
Eric Schmidt talks kids on the web with Reuters.
Google: Government Surveillance Continues to Rise
Nov 14, 2012 - in News
Nearly 21,000 requests made for user data during first half of 2012.
Google Chrome 23 Launched, Adds Do Not Track Support
Nov 7, 2012 - in News
Every major browser now allows users to choose whether websites and advertisers can track their online activities.
U.S. Warns App Developers Over Privacy
Nov 2, 2012 - in News
Failure to comply may lead to fine of up to $2,500 every time an app is downloaded.
Google CEO Responds to EU Antitrust Probe, iOS 6 Maps
Oct 17, 2012 - in News
Larry Page makes first public appearance in months due to illness.
Google Settles with FTC for $22.5 Million in Safari Case
Aug 10, 2012 - in News
Google and the FTC have agreed on a settlement regarding claims that the search giant had bypassed Safari's security settings to track users.