With the prevalence of mobile devices, more than ever, it’s easy for us to share our lives with the world. And yes, social networks are all about staying in touch with friends and family, and sharing events in your life, but perhaps it’s too easy to share information? continue
The National Security Agency and the FBI teamed up in October 2010 to develop new techniques for turning Facebook into a surveillance tool. continue
Major U.S. technology companies have largely ended the practice of quietly complying with investigators’ demands for e-mail records and other online data, saying that users have a right to know in advance when their information is targeted for government seizure.
No one ever accused Mark Zuckerberg of standing pat.
The Facebook social network has expanded to over 1.2 billion people across the globe, and the company has successfully moved its primary application — “the big blue app” — onto smartphones.
Il presidente Usa chiama nello studio Ovale i vertici delle aziende hi-tech su “protezione dati e intelligence”. Tra una settimana la pubblicazione del piano di riforma del monitoraggio dei dati chiesto al segretario alla Giustizia Eric Holder
After a surprise appearance by Edward Snowden at TED2014, Chris Anderson said: “If the NSA wants to respond, please do.” And yes, they did. Appearing by video, NSA deputy director Richard Ledgett answers Anderson’s questions about the balance between security and protecting privacy.
A new generation of privacy-focused smartphones hit the scene at Mobile World Congress (MWC) last month. On the surface, they’re all pretty exciting, but do you really need one of them to keep your data safe from prying eyes? Here’s what you need to know.
Ready to erase your tracks and disappear online, once and for all? This infographic from Who Is Hosting This reveals the nine steps you need to take to remove your personal information collected all over the web.
BARCELONA (Reuters) – Last year’s revelations over the U.S. tapping of phone and internet data gave telecoms firms pause for thought over whether they should sell their “big data” for gain, but the commercial potential could prove irresistible.
Dopo l’accordo tra i due colossi, in rete nascono petizioni per ‘migrare’ dal social network di Zuckerberg o iscriversi alle alternative dell’instant messaging di Acton e Koum. L’appello al garante dei dati personali è mirato a vigilare attentamente. Fb potrebbe voler estendere agli utenti del servizio acquisito le sue analisi su gusti e interazioni, interconnettendo e integrando i dati e le informazioni raccolte nei propri database
With social networking becoming a routine in the common man’s life, freedom of speech is being challenged like never before. During such times the depth in Transparency Reports by social networking giants is becoming a crucial factor. Twitter, the 140 character network has been publishing such reports since 2012 and it has now released the Transparency Report for H2 2013 i.e. from Jul 1- Dec 31 2013.
Many countries in Europe, especially France and Germany, are concerned with the way the U.S. government and U.S.-based companies treat privacy. So much so, in fact, that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have plans to discuss a special European data network free from the intrusive policies of the U.S.
IBM and AT&T on Tuesday announced they were forming a global alliance to develop solutions for the Internet of Things. They will be combining their analytic platforms, cloud and security technologies — all with privacy in mind — to gain insights from machine-to-machine data collected by a variety of industries.
A decade ago, four friends launched a service in their Harvard dorm room. TheFacebook.com was originally supposed to be just a social network, but what wound up happening over the the course of its history surprisedeven the man who would be the face of the company.
It’s rare that courts rule they don’t have jurisdiction to hear cases arising from events that happened on their own soil. Thus, predictably, Google has lost its bid to dismiss a UK-based civil complaint, arising out of the “Cookiegate” episode…
La Mela smentisce le rivelazioni del Der Spiegel secondo cui gli 007 Usa avrebbero spiato gli iPhone. “Non abbiamo creato un accesso segreto ai nostri software. Abbiamo a cuore la privacy dei clienti”…
Snapchat, a company that has made a name for itself by offering people a way to send very private correspondence, has suffered a very public leak of its users’ information. And there doesn’t appear to be much that users can do about it.…
Google has been fined 900,000 euros (£751,000) for breaking Spanish data protection laws.…