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DOJ: Companies need to trust gov't on cybersecurity

U.S. companies should recognize that criminal investigations are different from surveillance, a DOJ official says

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China reminds Apple on need to support privacy, security in its products

A Chinese official secures a privacy pledge from Apple's Tim Cook during a company visit, according to Xinhua

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UK court to review legality of fast-tracked surveillance law

Although the law might be illegal, the UK government is looking to expand its web snooping capabilities

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Vodafone blocks Chaos Computer Club site, fueling 'Net censorship concerns in UK

Over-blocking is a common issue with Internet filters run by ISPs in the U.K., digital rights group says

NSA spy program targets mobile networks worldwide

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden show evidence of previously undisclosed operations.

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Mass surveillance programs do not violate human rights, UK tribunal rules

The case will be appealed at the European Court of Human Rights

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5 privacy fixes your Facebook News Feed needs by New Year’s

Facebook's privacy settings are a labyrinth of information. Here's what you need to know.

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Apple, Xiaomi smartphones found violating privacy laws in Taiwan

A Taiwanese regulator is examining the best selling phones for alleged privacy violations

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Judge: Give NSA unlimited access to digital data

An influential federal judge says NSA should collect everything it wants in the name of fighting terrorism.

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EU proposal for automated car emergency calls addresses privacy concerns

There are still some data protection concerns though, an opposing party in the EU Parliament said

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FTC: Online billing service deceptively collected medical records

The agency reaches a settlement with a billing service that tried to populate online medical records with customer data

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UN committee calls on countries to protect right to privacy

Germany and Brazil are the main sponsors of the resolution on privacy in the digital age

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Pew poll: U.S. Internet users have limited knowledge of Net Neutrality and privacy policy

Our tech literacy on Net Neutrality isn't great, and when it comes to privacy issues, Americans score even lower.

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UK faults tech firm for not alerting authorities before soldier's murder

Tech companies need to take responsibility and start monitoring networks to spot terrorist activity, the UK said

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60 things European legislators don't want Canada to learn about air passengers

The European Parliament has put on hold an agreement to continue sending passenger data to Canadian law enforcers