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Automakers Promise Driver Privacy

Two auto trade groups have pledged to protect driver privacy. more

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Users Sue Google over Privacy

Google lost on Monday when a judge rejected its bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit. more


LinkedIn Launches New App

The new Job Search app purportedly keeps all activity private. more


Microsoft Isn't Google

Microsoft is updating its privacy policy at the end of July and has emphasized that emails, chats and other communications are not scanned for marketing information. more

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Facebook Plans 'Privacy Checkup' for Every Account

Facebook is working to roll out a privacy check for users to walk them through their privacy settings. more


Who Was Saving Your Snapchat Photos?

Snapchat has reached a settlement with the FTC after the agency alleged that user photos can be saved without their knowledge. more

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Moves App Changes Privacy Policy

The popular fitness app Moves recently updated its privacy policy to note that information can be shared with third parties including Facebook. more

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Google To Stop Scanning Student Emails

Google will remove optional ads from its Apps for Education software and has promised to stop scanning student Gmail messages for targeted ads. more

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Facebook Tests Anonymous Log-In

Facebook is preparing to roll out a new feature intended to protect user privacy. more


One Full-Time Worker Maintains Online Security

Open source software used in many websites relies on a few volunteers and one full-time employee. more

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Are Google and Facebook Too Powerful?

Is Google becoming a monopoly? more


FTC Is Watching Facebook

After complaints from privacy advocates, the Federal Trade Commission has given a word of warning to Facebook following the company's purchase of WhatsApp. more

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Facebook Tests Privacy Reminder

Facebook has apparently been trying a new feature with users whose posts are public. more


Microsoft Changes Email Policy

Microsoft's chief legal counsel has said in a statement that the company will turn suspected email accounts over to the authorities instead of going through them. more


Microsoft Defends Right To Search Your Emails

One of Microsoft's top lawyers published a blog post on Thursday explaining the company's decision to search a private Hotmail account. more

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