Internet Privacy Policies Inadequate

February 14, 2009 at 10:33 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Internet Privacy Policies Inadequate
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Internet Privacy Policies Inadequate: “The Federal Trade Commission had some sharp words for Internet companies Thursday, saying that they are not explaining to their users clearly enough what information they collect about them and how they use it for advertising.

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LA Times Doesn’t Care About Rihanna’s Privacy

February 10, 2009 at 10:35 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on LA Times Doesn’t Care About Rihanna’s Privacy
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LA Times Doesn’t Care About Rihanna’s Privacy: “Most newspapers protected her identity as they would any victim of domestic violence. The LA Times decided to run her name as the victim of the crime.”

Obviously the LAT cared more for their bottom line than protecting a victim of domestic violence.

Man Clones Passport RFIDs

February 3, 2009 at 9:33 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Man Clones Passport RFIDs
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Man Clones Passport RFIDs: “Using inexpensive off-the-shelf components, an information security expert has built a mobile platform that can clone large numbers of the unique electronic identifiers used in US passport cards and next generation drivers licenses.”

Nokia Wants to Know Where You Are

February 3, 2009 at 9:15 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Nokia Wants to Know Where You Are
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Nokia Wants to Know Where You Are: “The company is developing devices that’ll track your position or any items that you own–everywhere you go.

This could be very good or very bad…

Supreme Court Okays Frisking Car Passengers

January 28, 2009 at 7:45 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Supreme Court Okays Frisking Car Passengers
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Supreme Court Okays Frisking Car Passengers: “The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police officers have leeway to frisk a passenger in a car stopped for a traffic violation even if nothing indicates the passenger has committed a crime or is about to do so.

Isn’t this the opposite of innocent until proven guilty?

I Didn’t Know That This Holiday Existed

January 28, 2009 at 5:57 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on I Didn’t Know That This Holiday Existed
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I Didn’t Know That This Holiday Existed: Happy Data Privacy Day!

That being said, I’m not sure if there’s much to celebrate, considering all of the hackings that have taken place lately.

White House Modifies YouTube Privacy Policy

January 27, 2009 at 10:15 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on White House Modifies YouTube Privacy Policy
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White House Modifies YouTube Privacy Policy: “…on Sunday, the White House again tinkered with its privacy policy to scrub YouTube’s name from the cookie exemption.

Nice to know that the White House is so responsive to complaints.

Military Info Found on Used MP3 Player

January 27, 2009 at 7:41 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Military Info Found on Used MP3 Player
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Military Info Found on Used MP3 Player: Incredible. Just how lax can the U.S. government be with soldiers’ information?

Go Figure

January 26, 2009 at 7:13 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Go Figure
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Go Figure: Government fails on civil liberties.

National DNA Bill Largely Unnoticed

December 18, 2008 at 10:38 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on National DNA Bill Largely Unnoticed
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National DNA Bill Largely Unnoticed: Why does the federal government want to screen all newborn babies’ DNA?

DOE expands privacy rules for students

December 12, 2008 at 10:09 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on DOE expands privacy rules for students
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DOE expands privacy rules for students: Goes against media and first amendment groups.

Your thoughts and dreams for all to see

December 11, 2008 at 3:33 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Your thoughts and dreams for all to see
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Japanese scientists are able to show thoughts and dreams on-screen.

Private thoughts will no longer be private, it seems. Big Brother wants to know your thoughts.

Sony gets sued over kids’ privacy

December 10, 2008 at 5:38 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sony gets sued over kids’ privacy
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Sony gets sued over kids’ privacy.

“The civil suit, which seeks unspecified monetary penalties, said Sony Music was in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule, which is enforced by the Federal Trade Commission.”

Latest trial version of Firefox has privacy mode feature

December 9, 2008 at 10:57 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Latest trial version of Firefox has privacy mode feature
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Yippee, latest trial version of Firefox has privacy mode feature: surf the web without activity being recorded on your computer.

READ LETTERS WITHOUT REMOVING THEM FROM ENVELOPES

December 6, 2008 at 9:37 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment
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READ LETTERS WITHOUT REMOVING THEM FROM ENVELOPES: UK researches discover inkjet printer ink transfers to envelop.

PRIVACY TO END IN 2013?

December 3, 2008 at 5:50 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on PRIVACY TO END IN 2013?
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PRIVACY TO END IN 2013? UK report.

“Privacy will be available but only to those who can afford to pay for it. For most people, privacy will end in 2013, or a little beyond that.”

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