Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
A 'special rapporteur' is to be appointed for a period of three years
The provision in the Patriot Act that allows for the bulk collection of metadata expires in June.
Bankruptcy sale is said to include millions of customer names and addresses.
Asset sale could include millions of e-mails, physical addresses, and customer names, if legal challenges don't stop it.
A new data retention law is being planned by the Dutch government
It's not as pervasive as web tracking, but marketers are grabbing some information about you when you interact with select messages.
If the court decides to revoke the data exchange deal it could hurt U.S. tech companies
Many cybersecurity vendors have been tracking attacks from China for years
Acquiring SurfEasy will help protect the privacy of Opera's 350 million users, the company said
The transactional email service said it doesn't believe data was stolen
The draft legislation would only apply to data linked to identity theft or financial fraud, not other customer information
UK intelligence agency GCHQ maintained in a submission that it operates within the law
In light of broad government snooping, many people aren't even aware of privacy tools like Tor or encryption
Discussions will cover major privacy and data protection issues
The content that had to be blocked for violating local laws is also on the rise, Facebook said