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1 hr ago | Examiner.com
Controlling the internet Today children have access to an unlimited amount of information via the worldwide web.
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5 hrs ago | Washington Times
California has done it again. The state's lawmakers approved a bill which permits public K-12 schools to allow transgender students who feel like they belong in the opposite sex to choose which restrooms and locker-rooms they use.
5 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online
RALEIGH, N.C. : November 18, 2013 - Google will pay $17 million to North Carolina and 37 other states and make changes to how it tracks consumers' Internet surfing under a settlement announced today, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Monday.
7 hrs ago | The Hill
Tech groups and privacy advocates are signing on to work with the Obama administration on privacy concerns related to facial recognition technology.
8 hrs ago | KSTP
It turns out that just about every car on the road has one too. They're called EDR's: event data recorders.
13 hrs ago | Search Engine Watch
Plaintiffs sought damages from Google, arguing the search and social giant "made money using information about them for which they were provided no compensation beyond free access to Google's services," according to U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal's order.
17 hrs ago | Politico
All four members of the Federal Trade Commission defended their agency's regulatory role before skeptical lawmakers Tuesday even as they asked for more authority in evolving areas of the Internet economy.
The Protection of Personal Information Act was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma last week and once the commencement date is proclaimeda s companies will have a year to become fully compliant with the Act or face criminal sanctions and civil damages.
They're called drones or unmanned aerial vehicles. Technology once used exclusively by the military is now being used by everyday citizens.
BEIRUT: Lebanon improved its ranking among the Arab countries in terms of Internet bandwidth penetration, according to the United Nations.
The Australian Signals Directorate has received a formal complaint from UK-based privacy group Privacy International following allegations that the ASD offered to share information about Australian citizens with international counterparts.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced Tuesday that facial-reading technology will be the next topic of its ongoing privacy study, which brings together stakeholders in the public and private sectors to create enforceable rules in the business context.
I remember when cellphones first started coming out with cameras built in them. People were excited to snap photos with their flip phones and look and transfer their low quality images to other devices with removable storage cards.
If you'd like to preserve your online privacy then it can be a good idea to clear your Firefox cookies, but there's usually a price to pay.
The United States and its key intelligence allies are quietly working behind the scenes to kneecap a mounting movement in the United Nations to promote a universal human right to online privacy, according to diplomatic sources and an internal American government document obtained by The Cable .
This announcement may come as a surprise, but John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute said this idea could be here before you know it.
Public bodies in British Columbia, including the provincial government, don't do enough to warn people about potential health, safety and environmental dangers, said the provincial privacy commissioner.