Put on your best unsurprised face: Unroll.me, a company that has, for years, used the premise of 'free' but not very useful 'email management' services to gain access to people's email inboxes in order to data-mine the contents for competitive intelligence - and
One of the many things that is troubling about the current Australian government's metadata retention proposals is how rooted in the past they are, which could make them obsolete before they even come
If we aim to preserve an "equilibrium" between government power and citizen privacy, we should accept that it will occasionally close one as well.
Steve Peers Since the revelations about the extent of spying by the American National Security Agency (NSA) revealed by Edward S...
E' un autentico tornado partito da Lussemburgo e destinato, nello spazio di una manciata di ore, a raggiungere e travolgere l'intera Silicon Valley, Mountainview in testa, la Sentenza con la quale la Corte di Giustizia dell'Unione Europea ha appena ...
Infrangere le promesse di tutelare la privacy degli utenti potrebbe violare la legge: la Federal Trade Commission statunitense ammonisce le due aziende in vista dell'acquisizione
Over the past three weeks the so-called "Trans-Atlantic Divide" on privacy between the US and Europe has widened significantly. This shift could indicate new dynamics in the global push on America to institute more meaningful privacy safeguards for non-US persons.
The European Union's data retention law could breach fundamental E.U. law because its requirements result in an invasion of citizens' privacy, according to the Constitutional Court of Austria, which has asked the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to determine the directive's validity.
In the event of your death most Web-based companies and services have no provision for passing your account onto your loved ones. Legacy Locker is the best way to guarantee access to your online accounts for all of the people you think should receive them, be it a spouse, child, friend or colleague.
The European Union's data protection proposals, announced earlier this week, could unsettle end users looking at cloud adoption, but European cloud providers stand to benefit, according to Andy Burton, chairman of the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF).
In the fight to determine who dictates web privacy, web users are like a a chew toy at risk of being torn asunder by two competing dogs -- played this week by
The nation's major mobile-phone providers are keeping a treasure trove of sensitive data on their customers, according to newly-released Justice Department internal memo that for the first time reveals the data retention policies of America's largest telecoms. The single-page Department of Justice document, "Retention Periods of Major Cellular Service Providers," (.pdf) is a guide for...