Apps/Software February 10, 2017
A closer look at the Oculus Rift's Terms of Service shows that it has the right to collect user information and send it to third-party companies like Facebook for marketing purposes.
Wearable Tech April 4, 2016
Ed Vaizey, the U.K.'s culture minister, warned Snapchat users they could be facing jail time for saving and sharing screenshots.
Apps/Software March 28, 2016
Apps/Software November 2, 2015
The Belgian Privacy Commission insisted that Facebook violated fundamental rights. Facebook argued that it is in compliance with European laws and did not breach data protection rights.
Legal September 23, 2015
Internet September 5, 2015
Internet August 25, 2015
Apps/Software August 22, 2015
Internet August 21, 2015
EPIC, a nonprofit advocacy group, claims Samsung violated federal privacy law because of its Smart TV's ability to collect and transmit recorded conversations.
FUTURE TECH March 1, 2015
Internet February 25, 2015
Among the data in Reddit's transparency report for 2014 is the company's refusal of 42 percent of all government and civil requests for user information.
Business January 31, 2015
Google could face paying a fine that may reach as much as $18.6 million if it continues violating the privacy of Internet users in the Netherlands. The tech company has until the end of February to comply with the Dutch demands.
Business December 16, 2014
While the Internet has become an integral part of life in the U.S., a recent survey suggests American Internet users are not as savvy about the Internet as they could be. In fact, they have a limited understanding of big issues like net neutrality.
Internet November 25, 2014
Internet November 17, 2014
Facebook updated its privacy policies. The new policies are rolled out in a user-friendly privacy settings page which is aimed to make the system easier to understand for its 3.5 billion users.
Internet November 14, 2014
Business Tech November 13, 2014
Apple announced that the iOS 8 operating system will not allow Apple to unlock devices when police come to them with a search warrant. The Apple devices can only be unlocked by the customer’s passcode.
Internet Culture September 18, 2014
Despite Facebook's recent efforts to be a more privacy-aware company, it is receiving backlash over plans to track websites and apps that users visit. It's all in an attempt to serve up more relevant ads.
Legal July 31, 2014
Microsoft has strengthened its stance on user privacy, but reserved a few rights that not everyone will appreciate.
Legal June 12, 2014
Apps/Software May 11, 2014
The FTC issued a strong warning to Facebook on Thursday, ordering the social network to live up to WhatsApp's high privacy standards. Although the FTC will allow the deal to go through, it wants Facebook to know that it must keep its promises to users.
Apps/Software April 10, 2014
Google has been fined €150,000 in France for violating privacy laws and has been forced to display a notice announcing the same, on its French website.
Legal February 9, 2014
FUTURE TECH January 22, 2014
The Dutch Data Protection agency has found Google guilty of violating the Netherland's privacy laws.
Business November 29, 2013
Microsoft launches a video ala History Channel's Pawn Stars to let consumers know that a Chromebook is far from being a real laptop.
Business November 27, 2013
LG has promised to release a software update to address allegations that its Smart TVs were collecting user data without permission.
FUTURE TECH November 23, 2013
Facebook has implemented proposed changes to its privacy policies. While wording might have been clarified, the company still insists that it has the permission of its users to use their information.
Internet November 18, 2013