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2 hrs ago | Patch.com
The Los Angeles Fire Department has put its social media accounts on "temporary hiatus" Thursday, officials said.
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6 hrs ago | My Mother Lode
The Los Angeles Fire Department has reversed course after abruptly beginning to withhold all but the most basic information about emergencies.
6 hrs ago | Emmy Advanced Media
The fast and easy answer is yes. The privacy our parents and grandparents had is no longer.
10 hrs ago | NewsFactor
All four major mobile carriers, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon, have privacy policies indicating it's OK to sell or share customer data to anyone including the CIA, said Laura Moy, staff attorney for Public Knowledge, part of a coalition of privacy groups calling on the FCC to stop AT&T and the other carriers from selling data to the ... (more)
13 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Apple and other device manufacturers experimenting with facial recognition software may soon have to abide by a code of conduct from the U.S. Department of Commerce in an effort to protect consumers' privacy.
16 hrs ago | The Volokh Conspiracy
I'm pleased to post nominations in the hotly contested first category of Dubious Achievements in Privacy Law.
20 hrs ago | GigaOM
The EU Advocate General has urged legislators to fix the controversial Data Retention Directive by properly defining safeguards, but member states' control over national security affairs could make that a tall order.
And yes, there is a strong argument to be made for Snowden , ahead of other popular candidates on the public poll like Bashar al-Assad, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, and Miley Cyrus .
The average price of a home in Metro is expected to jump by $35,000 to $800,000 next year, according to a just-released RE/MAX forecast.
Consumer advocates have asked the Federal Communications Commission to declare that AT&T violated a privacy rule in the Communications Act by selling phone records to the Central Intelligence Agency.
As personal privacy online has become a bigger issue to many people, here are three quick things that you can do to help protect your privacy when using social media sites: Avoid providing personal content, such as your birthday, address or phone #.
If the largest U.S. Internet companies want to win back the trust of consumers who care about online privacy, they should start not with appeals to Washington but with reform of their own SAN FRANCISCO - If the largest U.S. Internet companies want to win back the trust of consumers who care about online privacy, they should start not with appeals ... (more)
Google Inc opened its first two data centers in Asia on Wednesday to cater to the world's fastest growing consumer technology markets, but the company has no plans to open one in China or India.
Lately it seems the only people expressing outrage at the National Security Agency's accumulation of private personal information and cell phone tracking data live abroad.
From The Columbus DispatchWhen schools discipline students for taking guns to school, the districts must report it to the state.
IBM, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and, most notably, Cisco Systems have reported substantial drops in sales in China since the NSA surveillance program came to light.
Only Santa, maybe, knows if you've been naughty or nice. But management at some 1,000 retailers this holiday season knows where you've been standing, how long you've had to wait in the checkout line, and which sweater or necktie you admired most while shopping.