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3 min ago | Information Technology
Jake Romero , an attorney in the Privacy & Security and Corporate & Securities Practices of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. , has been credentialed as a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States , having passed the rigorous CIPP/US exam along with the requisite Certification Foundation exam.
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4 hrs ago | MSNBC
Twitter will begin showing ads to users based on their browsing history, it said on Thursday, becoming the latest Internet company to employ the controversial but increasingly widespread tracking technology.
5 hrs ago | ITworld
The average smartphone user has 26 apps installed . If recent research conducted by HP is any indication, approximately, well, all of them, come with privacy or security concerns of some sort.
9 hrs ago | Eric Goldman
This is another potentially important but head-scratching Northern District of California ruling in an Internet privacy lawsuit.
12 hrs ago | WHLO-AM Akron
Its report says the NSA tracks the locations of hundreds of millions of cellphones around the world each day and stores a mind-boggling 5 billion records per day on their whereabouts.
12 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.
Willis Ware, a RAND Corporation engineer who in the 1960s predicted the ubiquity of the personal computer, the ways it would propel people into lives of perpetual change, and the perils it would pose for personal privacy, has died.
14 hrs ago | InformationWeek
Last month's release of Google's Transparency Report detailing government and court requests for user data highlights a growing challenge to service providers like Google and other technology companies: How to meet the skyrocketing number of requests from government authorities for data while working under murky and unclear guidelines.
Controlling the internet Today children have access to an unlimited amount of information via the worldwide web.
California has done it again. The state's lawmakers approved a bill which permits public K-12 schools to allow transgender students who feel like they belong in the opposite sex to choose which restrooms and locker-rooms they use.
RALEIGH, N.C. : November 18, 2013 - Google will pay $17 million to North Carolina and 37 other states and make changes to how it tracks consumers' Internet surfing under a settlement announced today, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Monday.
Tech groups and privacy advocates are signing on to work with the Obama administration on privacy concerns related to facial recognition technology.
It turns out that just about every car on the road has one too. They're called EDR's: event data recorders.
Plaintiffs sought damages from Google, arguing the search and social giant "made money using information about them for which they were provided no compensation beyond free access to Google's services," according to U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal's order.
All four members of the Federal Trade Commission defended their agency's regulatory role before skeptical lawmakers Tuesday even as they asked for more authority in evolving areas of the Internet economy.
The Protection of Personal Information Act was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma last week and once the commencement date is proclaimeda s companies will have a year to become fully compliant with the Act or face criminal sanctions and civil damages.
They're called drones or unmanned aerial vehicles. Technology once used exclusively by the military is now being used by everyday citizens.
BEIRUT: Lebanon improved its ranking among the Arab countries in terms of Internet bandwidth penetration, according to the United Nations.