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Google may offer accounts for kids, controls for parents

Children's accounts could go legit if Google can satisfy privacy requirements

How a portable travel router can put TOR web-surfing security in your pocket

Introduced at Def Con 22, a project called PORTAL aims to make it much easier to keep your Internet traffic private via the TOR network.

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Justice Department asks court to vacate stay in Microsoft email privacy case

If the stay is lifted, Microsoft may have to refuse to comply with an order to turn over certain emails to the government.

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People are twisting facts in requests to be forgotten, Google says

Some requests are being made with 'false and inaccurate information,' Google says

Tech talks to Obama: Lighten up with the NSA

President Obama met with top tech executives to discuss issues with the healthcare website but NSA concerns dominated the discussions.

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Judge rules against Microsoft in email privacy case

The company is compelled to comply with a US warrant for emails held in Ireland, a judge rules

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'Right to be forgotten' ruling is unworkable and misguided, UK Lords say

The UK government should fight to keep the 'right to be forgotten' out of future EU data protection regulation, the House of Lords said.

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Senator pushes new version of bill to limit NSA phone records collection

Leahy reintroduces the USA Freedom Act in an effort to strengthen the bill that passed the House.

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Privacy-focused Tails OS compromised: How to stay safe until it's patched

Patches are ready for IP2, the vulnerable component in Tails, but it's not clear when Tails will update

Poor security on Obamacare site could sacrifice private info

There are many website issues surrounding Obamacare, but one could compromise our personal data.