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Trending: Apple Addresses Privacy, Miranda Lambert Gets Emotional, Tom Brady’s Resume

APPLE ADDRESSES PRIVACY Apple’s new iPhones go on sale tomorrow. Ahead of that, the company wants to reassure customers the information they load onto those devices will stay safe. Apple CEO Tim Cook penned a […]

09/18/2014

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Photo Hack Rekindles Digital Privacy Fears

Whether famous or anonymous, people from all walks of life put all sorts of things online or into cloud storage systems, from vital financial information to nude photos.

09/03/2014

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FBI Inquiries Into Nude Celebrity Photo Leaks

The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.

09/02/2014

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

07/24/2014

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Facebook Expands Privacy Checkup Tool

The privacy checkup feature is designed to remind the site’s 1.3 billion users about how widely they share posts, what apps they use with Facebook, and other privacy issues.

05/23/2014

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I-Team: Texas Firm Tracking Your Car With License Plate Cameras

Chances are better than 50-50 that the Fort Worth firm Digital Recognition Network (DRN) at some point has taken a picture of your vehicle’s license plate. The odds increase to nearly 100-percent if you live in a major city.

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Abbott Calls For Greater Privacy Protections

Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott has called for greater protections for personal information, including public records, health information and DNA sequences.

11/12/2013

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Personal Emails, Texts Win Privacy In House Vote

Texas employers could not compel workers to reveal personal text messages or hand over email passwords under a bill given preliminary approval Thursday in a divided House vote.

05/03/2013

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Facebook Proposed To End Voting On Privacy Issues

Facebook is proposing to end its practice of letting users vote on changes to its privacy policies, though it will continue to let users comment on proposed updates.

11/22/2012

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Plano Police Get More License Plate Scanners

Newly mounted cameras in Plano Police Department squad cars are actually scanners that automatically capture, record and research every car license plate that is passed.

08/14/2012

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LinkedIn App Quietly Transmitting Personal Data?

LinkedIn’s iOS app is collecting information from calendar entries, including passwords and meeting notes, and transmitting it back to the company’s servers without their knowledge, according two mobile security researchers.

06/06/2012

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