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Google AdWords does not infringe a location-based search patent owned by a company called GeoTag, a U.S. judge ruled in a case in which Google and Microsoft teamed up to come to the aid of customers who use their mapping services.
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The European Union's top court on Tuesday dealt a blow to law-enforcement agencies' spying on phone and internet records, saying the lives of citizens should not be "the subject of constant surveillance."
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The state Senate on Tuesday voted unanimously to strengthen consumer protections for purchasing fuel oil, signing up for pharmacy rewards programs and expanding the clout of the "Do Not Call" list.
Brazil's Congress on Tuesday passed comprehensive legislation on Internet privacy in what some have likened to a web-user's bill of rights, after stunning revelations its own president was targeted by US cyber-snooping.
The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.
GeekWire's Tricia Duryee now reports that inBloom, which was backed by $100 million from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and others, is closing up shop after parents worried that its database technology was violating their children's privacy .
As policymakers wrestle with the emerging science of big data, the White House is expected to issue a report in the coming weeks spearheaded by senior advisor John Podesta that will detail how government and the private sector can take advantage of opportunities while being mindful of privacy risks.
It seems as if every year the feds try to bring forth some damned bill aimed at whittling away your privacy when it comes to Internet usage.
From "reverse redlining" to selling out a pregnant teenager to her parents, the advance of technology could render obsolete our landmark civil-rights and anti-discrimination laws.
Brian Fung covers technology for The Washington Post, focusing on electronic privacy, national security, digital politics and the Internet that binds it all together.
The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan-Wayne Region is hosting a panel discussion on cybersecurity and data breaches as part of its annual meeting in Detroit.
Corporate wellness has been getting a bad rap in recent months, from an employee protest over a new wellness program at Penn State University to a number of books and studies suggesting that these efforts do little to control health care costs.
Unmanned aircraft vehicles may be the next tool to improve precision agriculture.
Most Americans can understand why law enforcement and national security officials want access to information about us - though there are serious, in some cases overriding, invasion of privacy concerns.
On Sunday, April 20, Kurt Wagner of Mashable explained how to use a new Facebook feature called Nearby Friends that is guaranteed to make people in the greater Spokane area who are concerned about their privacy feel uncomfortable.
THE DAYS OF WAITING FOR HOURS TO RENEW YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE OVER. THE MVA HAS A NEW POLICY IN EFFECT BUT IT DEPENDS ON HOW OLD YOU ARE.
Vermont's largest private employer keeps growing. Plans are in the works for full renovations and construction at Fletcher Allen Health Care.