privacy

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FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Aircraft Over US Cities

The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology – all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government.

06/02/2015

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Google Tries New Approach To Privacy Controls

Google is making its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an attempt to make the more than 1 billion users of its digital services feel more comfortable about the personal information that they give the Internet’s most powerful company.

06/01/2015

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Ebola Patient, Nurse Says Hospital Used Her As “PR Pawn”

Ebola survivor Nina Pham said Monday in a statement as she filed a lawsuit against her employer she felt she was “left with no choice but to turn to the courts for help.”

03/02/2015

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Privacy Pushback Coming With Social Media

We live in an age of oversharing on social media, where some people use it like a journal for their thoughts. But could a very private site be more popular this year?

01/12/2015

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Mobile Apps Still Collect Information On Kids

It’s been more than a year since regulators came out with new privacy rules for kids’ mobile apps. But many silly software programs still quietly collect data on the youngest consumers.

12/08/2014

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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.

CBS 11–05/13/2014

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