Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Legislation can't protect people from their own stupidity, Günther Oettinger told the European Parliament during his confirmation hearing.
Atlas lets advertisers target you on third-party sites and apps using your Facebook info.
Microsoft, Google and some other tech companies are backing Facebook.
Shades of "The Wire": The agency has talked to Apple and Google about concerns that new security will help criminals, the director says.
There were 18,000 requests in the first six months of this year, down from 29,000 a year ago
Want to stay private online? Tor's browser and a few easy rules of the road can help you do just that.
Simply Secure will identify usability problems in open-source privacy tools and will work with developers to address them
The legislation follows Microsoft's refusal to turn in emails in Ireland to U.S. law enforcement
The complaints should be dealt with in a common way, the authorities said
Members of Congress are set to leave Washington for an extended fall recess in a few days
Pretty Easy Privacy system aims to make encryption of written online communication accessible to masses
Critics are concerned that the biometric data may be misused
The coalition of tech industry groups wrote a letter to Senate leaders as an erosion of trust was affecting their business abroad
Customers will not be held responsible for fraudulent charges, the company said
Instagram and Grindr stored images on their servers that were accessible without authentication