During a “fireside chat” about Glass at Google’s I/O conference, Google employees opened up.
Every day, we trust countless Internet companies with our personal information. But do you know which sites truly protect your privacy from government eyes?
The real concern with Google Glass and privacy doesn’t have to do with surveillance or collection of personal data, but with the way it will make us behave in the real world.
Facebook has retooled its privacy settings time and time again to make them more user friendly, so customizing your settings is a fairly straightforward procedure.
Effective immediately for new members, and on March 26 for existing members, eBay has permission to send you robocalls and text messages for marketing and promotional reasons.
Facebook is reportedly working on a smartphone app that can track your location. Or if you want to use spicier terminology, it’s working on a “location tracker.” Everybody panic!
If you drive through Maryland, the state may be using an automated reader to photograph your license plate — and storing your movements away for future use. Maryland is not alone. ACLU offices in 38 states are looking into how …
No, there’s not some totalitarian government spy in a trench coat following you, but you are being watched — not by a dictator, but by a handful of companies that make big bucks aggregating tiny scraps of information about you and putting the puzzle pieces together to build your digital profile
Twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets have a great deal of information about all of us — and the government wants to be able to see it. Last week, the government scored a major win — and Internet privacy lost big — when a judge ruled against Twitter in a fight over a trove of information about a political …
Listen, we’ve all Googled other people and have ourselves been Googled. When it’s done by a major corporation, however, it just seems a little more creepy.
Introducing British Airways’ “Know Me” program. Apparently the airline …
Freebies are awesome. But giving up personal info, putting yourself at risk of identity theft, and having e-mail inboxes constantly clogged with spam? Not so awesome. There are ways, however, to snag loads of samples, perks, swag, and other promotional goodies at no cost—and with little or no risk.
The crime-fighting agency seeks new powers to “listen in” on the Internet and social media.