Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Senators say they may push for legislaton to address the hard-to-defeat tracking cookies
British intelligence agency GCHQ is pleased that the UK's bulk interception regime is now lawful
The bill was introduced Wednesday in the Senate and House of Representatives
Europe's privacy authorities plan to fight Facebook together
Verizon is rethinking how it tampers with user web traffic just as the U.S. Senate starts asking questions.
An identifer on people's phone creates cookies that can't be deleted, but Verion says you can opt out.
Google will clarify its policy and redesign its account management pages by June 30
A new study suggests anonymous data sets aren't very anonymous after all
Website owners still using 1024-bit SSL certificates should replace them with 2048-bit ones
Lawmakers will push for information-sharing legislation, but some groups want them to address past privacy concerns
The EC is reportedly working on a plan to implement a Passenger Name Record (PNR) system, although a previous attempt failed
The Communications Security Establishment tracks activity at more than 100 file-sharing sites, according to news reports
The agency recommends a set of best practices, but critics fear the FTC will enforce them as regulations
Countries should make laws restricting surveillance capabilities, says a European study
The existence of the database was revealed in documents obtained under a Freedom of Information request