Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
The sale of the personal data was withdrawn from a previous auction.
The new bill still allows companies to share some unnecessary personal information with government agencies, a critic says
Disclosing secret policies that govern mass surveillance practices is not enough to make them legal, human rights groups said
Some cybersecurity experts question whether the FCC's settlement will help change behaviors
The bulk collection of phone records by the DEA preceded the NSA's own program
Lack of encryption and other security issues found in home automation hubs could facilitate burglary, stalking and spying
Turkey's prime minster reportedly called the sites tools of propaganda
Microsoft today rolled back its commitment to the nearly-dead "Do Not Track" standard, saying it would no longer automatically switch on the signal in its browsers.
Texas said RadioShack has only temporarily removed the customer data from the sale
The user data could still be sold someday, though, and the union of two troubled companies may or may not pay off. Stay tuned as the drama unfolds!
Facebook slammed the report, claiming it contains factual inaccuracies.
A House committee approves a second bill, despite concerns about consumer privacy
The ruling from an appeals court could lead to claims from millions of British users
A 'special rapporteur' is to be appointed for a period of three years