Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
A trade group's recommendations for best privacy practices run counter to US values, an ACLU lawyer says
Lamwakers need to address consumer privacy for data held by companies and for data gathered by spy agencies, he says
VPNs are great for privacy and jumping regional restrictions, but not all VPNs are created equal. Knowing some of the key differences can save you time and hassle.
Merely knowing what pages a person views on a website can hint at their personal life
The Privacy Icons browser add-on translates websites' privacy policies into nine easy-to-grasp categories
Proxy services to hide details of domain registrants from the Whois database should be allowed, a researcher said
Could allowing strangers to use your Wi-Fi actually protect your privacy? The EFF thinks so, and plans to make it easier with a new tool.
The amendment to a defense spending bill would end a 'backdoor loophole' allowing warrantless searches
Mining personal data to deliver targeted ads is the lifeblood of Google's business -- and of many other online firms. But what if that data dries up at the source?
The review was prompted by Europe-v-Facebook's legal challenge of the Irish DPC's refusal to investigate Facebook's export of data to the US
It is the first time a U.K. official has commented on the government's "vague surveillance legal framework", Privacy International said
We all make mistakes. Here's what you need to do after realizing that you have been had, and keep those mistakes from costing you.
The agency failed to justify keeping the 66 pages of documents secret, a federal judge ruled.
Social Security numbers were accessed in a bid to unlock smartphones
The first ruling of its kind in the US is being hailed by privacy advocates