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1 hr ago | The Age
Microsoft appears to be the latest US company targeted by China for antitrust investigation as government officials paid sudden visits to the software firm's Chinese offices on Monday.
5 hrs ago | ITToolbox
We need to keep in mind that soft-logins are a user convenience option for regular users of a web-based solution.
9 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune
The Uniform Law Commission may have a solution. Finding and closing down individuals' online accounts are necessary to ensure that all of their assets are being dealt with appropriately, especially if the deceased used online banking or had an automatic billing account with a website such as Netflix, according to a Deseret News article .
12 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Just how much information we give away about ourselves as we browse the Web has been raised again by a tracking device used in thousands of Web sites.
12 hrs ago | Eric Goldman
Plaintiffs alleged that Viacom and Google violated the Video Privacy Protection Act and other federal and state privacy laws by improperly collecting and passing along information when end users viewed videos or games at Viacom-owned websites .
13 hrs ago | InformationWeek
For starters, it couldn't possibly be fun to try to apply existing statute to a brand new category of aircraft .
18 hrs ago | Palladium-Item
Now, according to a report on the news the other day, the information that was supposedly erased off a "smart" phone can be retrieved.
The folks over at Google are certainly an extremely creative bunch - after all, some of their side projects have ended up as a main service in the company's history, and who knows, Project Baseline, otherwise known as the Baseline Study, might be the next in line? Basically, Project Baseline works this way - it will collect anonymous genetic and ... (more)
It appears that concern about government snooping may actually be an issue of equal importance to Democrats and Republicans, at least while a Democrat is in the White House.
Average consumers now worry much more about data security than they once did. Service providers are encountering new questions and can fill a new role.
Deadbolts protect a home. Safety deposit boxes protect valuable documents. Safes protect jewelry, guns and other personal possessions.
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The Russian Interior Ministry is offering $114,000 to anyone who can help it unmask users of Tor, the Web's most popular online privacy and anti-censorship tool.
Bluffton Town Council should set strict parameters on when and how its new security cameras will be used to avoid privacy concerns.
HIPAA is an arguably well-intentioned privacy law that seems to yield nothing but "unintended" consequences.
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Google's new "moonshot" project isn't a new fancy gadget, but the fanciest gadget of all: the human body.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:32 pm
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