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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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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

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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

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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

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