Data Privacy

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Study: ‘Invisible Web’ Threatens Health Privacy

A new study finds when we search for information on health-related websites, that information is often shared with third party advertisers.


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Holder Joins Call For Nationwide Data Breach Notification System

The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.


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Md. Lawmakers Want To Set Standards For Student Data Privacy

Maryland lawmakers want to limit commercial use of student data by cloud-computing service vendors.