Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
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
Microsoft said Wednesday that an updated privacy and services policy will go into effect by the end of July. Here's what you need to know.
The emails are held in a server in Dublin, Ireland
The digital rights group wants to see a DOJ memo that allows the FBI to collect phone records.
Would something like this ever happen in the U.S.? Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales doesn't think so.
One year to the day after Snowden's first NSA revelation broke, the web is aflutter in rebellion. Here's the details, and tools you can use to protect your privacy.