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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

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

Facebook

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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Police Given Direct Line To Cell Phone Searches

Think about all the personal information we keep in our cell phones. It’s something to consider after an appeals court gave police the go-ahead to search cell phones without a warrant.

03/06/2012

The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Tracks iPhone Users Without Consent

Some members of Congress are calling for an investigation of Google, after word came out the company has been tracking iPhone users.

02/20/2012

The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Merging User Data Across More Services

Google has announced a plan to link user data across its email, video, social networking and other services to create a more cohesive user experience.

01/25/2012

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Privacy Concerns At Public Meetings In Dallas

Some people want to speak at public, local government meetings. But the information they have to provide in order to be heard is raising concerns about their privacy and security.

11/04/2011

Arts & Entertainment: “Take This Lollipop”

Our friends over at You+Dallas have some great stories and blogs about life in the city.  Here, we’re sharing some of their work with you. The Internet is an open form that allows anyone and […]

10/27/2011

A TSA agent waits for passengers to pass through a magnetometer at Los Angeles International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Protesters Plan To Fight TSA Body Scanners

Protesters plan to hit airports across the country on Wednesday, and it could mean long lines at security checkpoints.

CBSDFW.COM–11/24/2010

Plan to Post Driver License Pics on Wanted Site on Hold

Dallas County Commissioner Mike Cantrell pushed for the idea in order to collect fines. 

08/25/2010