Analysis: In the latest snafu, Google Docs erased my files -- but only when I tried to view them in Chrome. Really, Google?
A court of appeals has ruled that the cops can legally trace the location of your cell phone on public roads -- no warrant required. Can you say Big Brother?
The industry knows that most music files are swapped offline, notes Torrent Freak. So why is the RIAA still asking ISPs to spy on us?
Analysis: The RIAA knew SOPA and PIPA were useless, yet supported them anyway. Most music files are swapped offline. So why is the RIAA still asking ISPs to spy on us?
Apple's purchase of fingerprint tech company AuthenTec means biometric readers could soon be standard on mobile devices. That's both good news and bad.
Congress wants data miners to spill the beans about what they really know about all of us.
A new survey by Truste claims 94 percent of people care deeply about online privacy. Unfortunately, none of them are in the online advertising industry.
A study shows that Americans value their personal data and don't want to give it away for free. They also want a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights.
After hackers leaked more than 450,000 Yahoo passwords, do we need any more proof that our security measures are lacking in both strength and imagination?
Law enforcement demands for Twitter and mobile phone data are skyrocketing. Surprised? You shouldn't be.
Have your embarrassing moments been immortalized online? Getting them removed is even harder than you think -- even when you do everything right.
The fake factor: Facebook is full of bogus accounts. Here's how to shake the counterfeits and take them down.
Is that hottie really just a bottie? Here are six ways to tell the difference between real and fake accounts and spot a Twitter bot.
In one year, the number of tracking firms has doubled and the amount of data they collect has grown more than 400 percent, says a study by Krux Digital.
Analysis: The social network is putting a lot of energy into facial recognition technology. Here are 5 possible motivations.