online privacy

File photo of the eBay homepage. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

eBay: We Don’t Share Customer Data With NSA

Online retail platform eBay says it doesn’t share data it collects on its customers with the U.S. National Security Agency.

09/26/2013

America's tech industry is finalizing voluntary disclosure standards on the sensitive information being sucked from your smartphone like your location, surfing habits and contacts. Senate Democrats are pushing for a clearer opt-out button for all online tracking. And Microsoft is offering a new browser that encourages people to block the technology that enables tracking. (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

US Finalizing Consumer Ability To ‘Opt-Out’ Of Automatic Info Sharing To Advertisers

America’s tech industry is finalizing voluntary disclosure standards on the sensitive information being sucked from your smartphone like your location, surfing habits and contacts. Senate Democrats are pushing for a clearer opt-out button for all online tracking. And Microsoft is offering a new browser that encourages people to block the technology that enables tracking.

04/24/2013

A vast majority of parents have growing concern over who and their kids are doing online. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Study: Increasing Majority Of Parents Fear Kids Being Tracked Online

According to a new study from the Pew Research Center, 81 percent of parents of online teens say they are concerned about how much information advertisers can learn about their child’s online behavior, with 46 percent reporting they are “very” concerned about the possibility of privacy intrusion.

11/21/2012

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