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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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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

A new report finds ways the NSA can get around Constitutional protections against warrantless surveillance of emails and other online information. (Getty Images)

Report: Secret Loopholes Allow NSA To Bypass 4th Amendment Protections

Information can be rerouted to overseas servers that are then collected by federal agents.

06/30/2014

The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: Warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products -- a measure being applauded by tech companies and privacy advocates. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

House Passes Bipartisan Bill Blocking Warrantless NSA Searches, Tech ‘Backdoors’

The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products.

06/20/2014

Jimmy Wales says the European court ruling is a form of censorship that will hobble Google's ability to function. (Kirsty Wigglesworth - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Wikipedia Founder Calls European Google Ruling ‘Wide-Sweeping Censorship’

Jimmy Wales tells the BBC the ruling will bog Google down in Internet minutiae.

05/14/2014

By exposing the NSA's vast surveillance web, Snowden created a link between tea partyers and liberals — two tribes camped on opposite sides of the nation's political chasm. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

14 States Propose Bills To Curtail Powers Of Law Enforcement To Monitor, Track Citizens

Angry over revelations of National Security Agency surveillance and frustrated with what they consider outdated digital privacy laws, state lawmakers around the nation are proposing bills to curtail the powers of law enforcement to monitor and track citizens.

02/05/2014

Big data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S. (Photo by Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Poll: 61 Percent Of Americans Value Privacy Over Security

Most Americans are unimpressed with President Barack Obama’s efforts to restore trust in government in the wake of disclosures about secret surveillance programs that swept up the phone records of hundreds of millions in the United States.

01/27/2014

Google says governments are more frequently asking it to remove Internet content. (Getty Images)

Google: Data Requests From Governments On The Rise

Google says government requests in the first half of 2013 increased nearly 70 percent compared to the second half of 2012.

12/20/2013

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Study: Mobile Phone Apps Put Privacy And Security At Risk

A new study has found that a huge number of mobile phone applications can put a user’s privacy and security at risk.

12/08/2013

A Los Angeles Airport Police officer stands in front of Terminal 3 security screeners, the site of last week's shooting. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Experts Believe Bolstering Police Presence at Airports Easier Than Arming TSA Agents

What effects, if any, could last week’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport have on airport security?

11/07/2013

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