Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
If Facebook does not stop providing personal data to third-party app makers before next Monday, it could face legal action.
Analysis: Not to get paranoid, but we try to determine why a Bostonian discovered mystery Facebook logins from Washington, D.C., some 450 miles away.
Facedeals app will identify shoppers using facial recognition software, then cross-reference Facebook pages to offer targeted deals. Creepy or cool?
A South Korean court this week struck down a controversial law requiring commenters on Internet forums to use their real names.
The assembly vote approved legislation to prohibit state law enforcement personnel from obtaining location data from an individual's GPS-enabled mobile devices without a warrant.
The search giant has posted a job notice for a data privacy engineer for its privacy "red team."
Don't look now, but the coppers may be leaning on your friends to reveal your Facebook info to them -- with the court's approval.
Android apps can too easily invade smartphone users' privacy and expose personal data, McAfee says.
The final code shows how Microsoft is implementing the 'Do Not Track' privacy setting for Internet Explorer 10.
Opposition to biometric ID is pretty widespread, and most of that opposition is based not on prophecy, but on concerns about privacy.
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?
Google's new algorithm targets torrents sites -- and opens the door to bogus copyright claims. Chalk one up for content cartel!
As part of the deal, Facebook denies the allegations and makes no admission of guilt.
UPDATE: The $22.5 million civil penalty is the largest ever secured by the Federal Trade Commission for a violation of one of its orders.
There's more to Kickstarter projects than esoteric watches and iPhone cases.