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How Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, and Facebook Are Creating a Safer Internet
Aug 8, 2014 - in News
After the Snowden revelations, what are the major Internet companies doing to protect their users?
Microsoft Pledges to Protect Your Data From Snooping
Dec 8, 2013 - in News
Microsoft is taking extra steps to protect your precious data from snooping.
Jul 6, 2013 - in News
Google only has 76 days to make a change.
Facebook Security Flaw Exposed Details of Six Million
Jun 23, 2013 - in News
UK's ICO Demands Google Delete Street View Data
Jun 22, 2013 - in News
Google ordered to delete data it collected by accident using its Street View cars.
Anonymous Calls for Internet Blackout Protesting CISPA
Apr 22, 2013 - in News
Anonymous Urges Website to go Black for CISPA
Lawmakers Defend Controversial CISPA Bill
Feb 17, 2013 - in News
White House has stressed issues with bill in its current form.
Wireless Carriers Leave Millions of Android Phones Prone to Hackers
Feb 7, 2013 - in News
Android device owners unable to receive updates without participation of carrier.
FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz Resigns After Google Settlement
Feb 4, 2013 - in News
Leibowitz presided over the investigation and settlement of search giant's antitrust probe.
Google Tells Feds to Obtain a Warrant to Access Gmail
Jan 25, 2013 - in News
American government agencies made over 8,400 requests for nearly 15,000 accounts.
Sony Fined £250,000 ($400,000) for 2011 PSN Breach
Jan 25, 2013 - in News
Sony fined for failing to protect users' information.
United Nations Denied Control Over the Internet
Dec 14, 2012 - in News
UK, U.S. and Canada, among others refuse to sign bill that would offer UN control over the free Internet.
U.S. Government Approves Landmark Digital Privacy Bill
Dec 6, 2012 - in News
Law enforcement now cannot search through email, private Facebook messages and other electronic forms of communication without a warrant.
61% of Consumers Keep Old Phones - Do You?
Dec 2, 2012 - in News
Main concern related to privacy.
Congressman Proposes 2-Year Ban on Internet Related Bills
Nov 29, 2012 - in News
A cooling-off period would prevent the federal government from introducing new internet regulation or bills.
Judge Approves FTCs $22.5 Million FTC Fine for Google
Nov 20, 2012 - in News
Federal judge signs off on FTC's biggest fine ever.
TOS;DR Summarizes Terms of Service, Warns Users
Aug 31, 2012 - in News
How many terms of service have you actually read through before clicking accept?
Microsoft Sticks to 'Do Not Track' Plans for IE in Windows 8
Aug 9, 2012 - in News
Putting user privacy first.
UK's British Airways to Google Passengers Prior to Flight
Jul 10, 2012 - in News
British Airways is using new tactics to improve customer service.
UK's New Cookie Law Is in Effect (But Lots Aren't Complying)
May 28, 2012 - in News
UK websites must now ask visitors for permission to store cookies.
Microsoft's Social Network 'So.cl' Gets Quiet Public Launch
May 21, 2012 - in News
The tech world might be busy talking about Facebook and its IPO but that's not the only social networking action that went down this past weekend. Microsoft also opened up So.cl to all interested parties.
Pirate Party Posts Manifesto Online
Mar 23, 2010 - in News
The Pirate Party, a UK political party that wants to reform copyright and patent law, has posted its 2010 election manifesto online.