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4 hrs ago | Computer Weekly
The acquisition will close subject to regulatory approval and the fulfilment of other customary conditions, It will expand on a previously existing partnership, under which BlackBerry offered DA1 4sseldorf-based Secusmart's product suite to its most security conscious enterprise and government customers.
8 hrs ago | The Age
Phone and internet customers could face a ''surveillance tax'' of up to $100 a year if the federal government implements a scheme requiring companies to store customer data for two years, the telecommunications sector warns.
8 hrs ago | VentureBeat
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9 hrs ago | The News Tribune
OKCupid on Monday became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another.
9 hrs ago | JD Supra
Small, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles , more commonly known as "drones," are becoming a more frequent sight over American skies as operators continue to find new uses for the remotely operated devices.
10 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin, June 7, 2013.
10 hrs ago | The Hill
A new study finds Americans are more worried about keeping their financial and shopping data from prying eyes online than with hiding porn viewing habits.
13 hrs ago | Business Wire
The survey was fielded by Harris Interactive to 2,100 Americans adults, and developed by WP Engine using the company's expertise in content management and website hosting.
14 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
Wearables are much more than a consumer fad. They are a natural step in the digital transformation of the workplace, with the potential to drive significant productivity and efficiency gains for organizations that can cleverly take advantage of them.
15 hrs ago | CNET News.com
According to a survey, Americans say their biggest concern with online infiltrators is that their financial info will be spied on.
17 hrs ago | Wired
There is no doubt the integrity of our communications and the privacy of our online activities have been the biggest casualty of the NSA's unfettered surveillance of our digital lives.
17 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
Authorities should act immediately to stop this new vast expansion of Facebook's data collection and user profiling, privacy groups said U.S. and EU privacy and consumer groups called on privacy regulators to stop Facebook's plans to gather the Internet browsing patterns of its users while they visit other sites.
18 hrs ago | BetaNews
Addressing the Hackers on Planet Earth conference over the weekend of 18 July, Edward Snowden entreated hackers, engineers and activists to fight surveillance by building a new generation of privacy tools for everyone to use.
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.
We need to keep in mind that soft-logins are a user convenience option for regular users of a web-based solution.
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 .
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.
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 .
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 06:38 pm
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