Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
A recently released research paper shows that the emotions others express on Facebook rub off on you—even with the absence of nonverbal social cues.
Dozens of lawmakers get F's for NSA reform in scorecard by EFF, Free Press and other groups
Regulations to fight crime should be in line with human rights, Austria's Constitutional Court said
Facebook has filed an appeal for the return of the data and for a ruling on several legal points
The Digital Advertising Alliance plans to release two apps this fall allowing users to opt out of behavioral ads.
European Google users may now see a warning when they search for a name
A trade group's recommendations for best privacy practices run counter to US values, an ACLU lawyer says
Lamwakers need to address consumer privacy for data held by companies and for data gathered by spy agencies, he says
VPNs are great for privacy and jumping regional restrictions, but not all VPNs are created equal. Knowing some of the key differences can save you time and hassle.
Merely knowing what pages a person views on a website can hint at their personal life
The Privacy Icons browser add-on translates websites' privacy policies into nine easy-to-grasp categories
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?