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  1. The Psychology Behind The Outrage At OKCupids User ExperimentsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | ThinkProgress

    ... critics accusing OKCupid of "playing God." Does altering how someone chooses a potential date overstep ethical and privacy boundaries? "[Customers] expect companies with web-based to experiment with delivery," Pamela Rutledge, PhD., psychologist and ...


  2. Allegheny Health Network pilots telemedicine program for EMSRead the original story

    21 min ago | Business Journal

    ... Hospital. The telecommunications equipment was tested for effectiveness and ease of use and compliance with patient privacy laws. Kris Mamula covers health care, insurance and employee benefits for the Pittsburgh Business Times . Contact him at ...


  3. Yarta: A Middleware for Managing Mobile Social EcosystemsRead the original story

    41 min ago | CiteULike

    ... nodes and available data, the intrinsic decentralized nature of mobile social applications, as well as users' privacy concerns. To validate our approach, we show how we developed two mobile social applications over Yarta, and report on both its ...


  4. Google Says It Has the Right to Notify Publishers of 'Forgotten' RequestsRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    Facing mounting outcry from European Union privacy regulators over how it is is implementing the bloc's new "right to be forgotten," the search giant has gone public to defend its practice of telling websites when some of their content has been removed from some Google The company on Thursday published the full list of responses it has sent to a ... (more)


  5. First Step For Minimum Wage As New Laws Kick InRead the original story

    48 min ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... by August 2016. And starting in 2018, the minimum is indexed to inflation, which likely means automatic raises. DATA PRIVACY Lawmakers moved to protect the privacy of citizens after several state and local governments were hit by lawsuits over ...


  6. Microsoft ordered by U.S. judge to submit customer's emails from abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Reuters

    Microsoft Corp must turn over a customer's emails and other account information stored in a data center in Ireland to the U.S. government, a judge ruled on Thursday, in a case that has drawn concern from privacy groups and major technology companies.


  7. Microsoft ordered to hand over overseas email, throwing EU privacy rights in the fireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ZDNet

    ... rules. A US judge has ordered Microsoft to hand over foreign data it stores back to the US, despite allegedly strong privacy protections in Europe to mitigate such processes. The logic of the court is that because the US-headquartered software giant ...


  8. 7.31.14: Is Melissa McCarthy A Sellout, Pirates, And How To Delete Your Myspace ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... when it comes to one of our favorite villains - the pirate. Plus, what is the real cost and benefit of personal privacy in a world where everything is under surveillance? Melissa McCarthy is often called "America's plus-size sweetheart," but she has ...


  9. Many Sites Are Studying ConsumersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsFactor

    ... But some find that manipulating situations in order to study consumer behavior without consent raises troubling privacy concerns. "Every company is trying to influence consumers to purchase their product or feel a particular way about their ...


  10. Does Online Privacy Exist on Social Networks? 57 Percent Don't Think SoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    ... of craigconnects and craigslist. According to the survey, mistrust of websites and social media and concerns about privacy rise as Americans get older. People over 65 expressed the least trust in social media, and were most certain their data was ...


  11. U.S. Judge orders Microsoft to produce emails held abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNET

    ... to comply with a US warrant allowing the DOJ to obtain the email in a case that has raised concern among Internet privacy groups and technology companies. At the same time, the judge said she would stay her order temporarily, a decision that will ...


  12. Cyberattack on federal government breached system holding personal data, privacy watchdog saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    The federal privacy czar says hackers who attacked Canada's National Research Council infiltrated a system containing personal information.


  13. Building woes, patient privacy among deficiencies found at Rockport hospitalRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... regulations. However, the examination also uncovered numerous deficiencies in building safety codes and some patient privacy matters. The chief administrator of the hospital said that the deficiencies found in the inspection have been corrected ...


  14. a Easy Uninstaller Removes Unwanted Apps in Batches and Tidies LeftoversRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lifehacker

    ... he most of limited storage space on older devices, but it also eliminates unwanted remnants of deleted apps to allay privacy concerns.


  15. FirstNews Briefs: Sky Mobile, Good Technology, Ford, Celltick, PhaserRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wireless Week

    ... This enables reduction in the need for corporate data stipends, while at the same time protecting end-user personal privacy. The company also announced that, through its Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform, businesses and end users can split ...


  16. EC steps up antitrust inquiry into Google, AndroidRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... to the four competition concerns covered by ongoing proceedings. Loek is Amsterdam Correspondent and covers online privacy, intellectual property, open-source and online payment issues for the IDG News Service. Follow him on Twitter at @loekessers ...


  17. Facebook app gives free Internet to mobile users in ZambiaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... of Internet access to at least 2 billion to 3 billion more people. Loek is Amsterdam Correspondent and covers online privacy, intellectual property, open-source and online payment issues for the IDG News Service. Follow him on Twitter at @loekessers ...


  18. In a hyper-social world, some seek a little privacyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... They're disparate examples that point to a common theme: Online companies are allowing users to maintain a bit more privacy when they engage with their services. People still want to share online, but they're thinking more about the consequences, ...


  19. Looking for clues in Jennifer Huston's life to find the missing Dundee momRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... life. And not because anyone's stonewalling. Quite the contrary. The case has bogged down because the right to privacy -- when no crime appears to have been committed -- trumps the right to get detailed records by officials wanting to help. "We have ...


  20. Patient Sues Plastic Surgeon For Posting Her 'Cocaine Nose' Photos On His New WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... there while performing Kropp's surgery, told C/NET the university medical center "is committed to protecting patient privacy and has a robust series of policies and procedures in place to do just that." Meanwhile, neither Walton nor his attorney has ...