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57 min ago | The Straits Times
Google Glass on Tuesday announced updates to the software in its Internet-linked eyewear to allow users to snap pictures by winking.
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3 hrs ago | TheDay.Com
A task force on Tuesday began piecing together a package of recommendations for Connecticut lawmakers on ways to balance the privacy of crime victims with the public's right to know.
7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
New complaints filed with the Federal Trade Commission say some companies, including Hello Kitty's Japanese creator Sanrio, violate new privacy rules for children by collecting personal information from users without verifying they're over 13. Marvel heroes Iron Man, Captain America and Spiderman all greet visitors to Disney's Marvelkids.com Web ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Common Dreams
The Snowden disclosures revealed that many Internet and telecom companies have both complied with the agency's requests for data and been unwitting prey for back-door data collection.
13 hrs ago | PC World
A U.S. legislator warned the European Parliament Tuesday that inviting former NSA contractor Edward Snowden to address them could torpedo a transatlantic trade agreement worth more than $2.7 billion a year.
17 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com
The White House on Monday blasted a congressional report that found fault with the Obamacare navigators and said some have encouraged fraud, provided consumers with false information and didn't properly monitor consumer privacy information.
It's hard to believe sometimes, but I began writing my columns -- in print back then -- during the Reagan Administration.
In a story Dec. 14 about a growing interest in the use of drones for agriculture, The Associated Press reported erroneously which school's researchers flew drones this summer over potato fields to monitor for disease.
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The government's once-secret program of collecting domestic telephone communication records of Americans was ruled unconstitutional Monday by a federal court.
Most Americans feel the need to keep files on their smartphones private, and the reasons vary widely, with 29 percent fearing the phone will get lost.
It is time to reclaim our right to be left alone. An advertising company reviewed 600,000 calls consumers made to businesses over a year's time and scanned the conversations for salty language.
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Detailed recently by the Boston Globe , the Boston police department is suspending the use of automated license plate readers.
The $1 billion, three and a half year rollout was a public relations disaster. Consumer access to its website is the focus of nightly Leno monologues.
Even as their students' grades, attendance and other personal information are about to be fed into a new statewide database, district administrators and parents around New York say they remain unconvinced the information won't creep out over time or hurt students later when they apply for college or work.