Facebook protests NYT’s privacy breach claim

The social network says that data-sharing deals with smartphone-makers were in users’ interests.
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Tech firms battle with GDPR privacy rules

EU residents are being blocked from several services and in some cases having their accounts wiped.
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Another email about privacy and data? Here’s why

“Updates to our privacy policy”, “Stay connected”, “Data law changes”: You have probably had lots of these emails recently from various companies and organisations – but what’s it all about?
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The agency that protects your privacy is in for big changes

The agency that protects your privacy is in for big changesThe FTC, the agency in charge of protecting your privacy is going to get a major overhaul



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Facebook’s Double Standard on Privacy: Employees vs. Everyone Else

Employees of Facebook get what’s called a Sauron alert when a colleague accesses their personal profile—yet there is no such notification for Facebook’s two billion regular monthly users.
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WhatsApp founder quits ‘over privacy plans’

The co-founder of WhatsApp has quit after disagreeing with Facebook’s attempts to weaken the messaging service’s privacy rules.
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How to handle the flood of GDPR privacy updates

How best to make sense of revamped privacy terms issued ahead of the EU’s data protection shake-up.
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Google and Facebook Likely to Benefit From Europe’s Privacy Crackdown

Big tech companies gain while smaller online ad firms are squeezed under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect in May.
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Google and Facebook Likely to Benefit From Europe’s Privacy Crackdown

Big tech companies gain while smaller online ad firms are squeezed under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect in May.
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Prince’s Friends Fiercely Guarded His Privacy, Complicating Overdose Investigation

The musician’s close associates, who were fiercely protective of him, said they had no inkling of his painkiller addiction until just before he died of an overdose in 2016.
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GDPR: Are you ready for the EU’s huge data privacy shake-up?

Organisations have just seven weeks to prepare for a major shake-up to EU data privacy laws.
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New ‘phone boxes’ spark privacy concerns

If you live in London or Leeds, you may have already spotted one on a street corner near you.
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Facebook to exclude billions from European privacy laws

A total of 1.5 billion international Facebook users will not be protected under GDPR.
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Netflix CEO takes jab at Facebook over data privacy controversy

Netflix CEO takes jab at Facebook over data privacy controversyNetflix CEO Reed Hastings addressed data privacy concerns raised over the last month regarding the tech industry.



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Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Made Mistakes on ‘Fake News,’ Privacy

In testimony to Congress, the Facebook chief is set to say the social-media giant didn’t do enough to prevent its tools from being used for harm.
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Apple, Amazon and Google Also Are Bracing for Privacy Regulation

After Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, cries for consumer protection have grown louder, and Facebook isn’t the only tech giant expected to be affected.
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Facebook privacy settings revamped after scandal

The social network claims the overhaul will make it easier for users to find and edit their data.
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The email privacy hole Congress won’t fix

The email privacy hole Congress won’t fixThe government has a chance to fix a major privacy issue in an outdated law, but don't count on it doing so.



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Privacy regulator warns MPs over shared passwords

The Information Commissioner’s Office says it is making enquiries about MPs giving staff their logins.
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Apple's decision to drop privacy apps in China might not be the last of its kind

Apple's decision to drop privacy apps in China might not be the last of its kindApple may soon be force to remove more privacy apps from its App Store if it wants to continue selling its products in certain countries.



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A massive EU privacy rule could bring an unexpected benefit for US consumers

A massive EU privacy rule could bring an unexpected benefit for US consumersA new European Union regulation could impact how social networks handle your data in the U.S.



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How Washington is throwing away its shot at protecting your privacy

How Washington is throwing away its shot at protecting your privacyA Republican member of the House has introduced a comprehensive data privacy bill, but Congress is unlikely to ever pass it.



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Apple Expands Bet on Cutting Edge Privacy Tech

Apple has kicked off a massive experiment with new privacy technology aimed at solving an increasingly thorny problem: how to build products that understand users without snooping on their activities.
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Apple Expands Bet on Cutting Edge Privacy Tech

Apple has kicked off a massive experiment with new privacy technology aimed at solving an increasingly thorny problem: how to build products that understand users without snooping on their activities.
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Google DeepMind NHS medical trial broke UK privacy law

More should have been done to let patients know what was being done with their data, says a watchdog.
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WhatsApp’s privacy protections questioned after terror attack

Privacy measures offered by chat apps are called into question by last week’s London terror attack.
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Google Privacy Policy Change Faces Scrutiny in EU

Alphabet’s search giant is facing new scrutiny of its privacy policies that could compound the company’s regulatory challenges. An altered policy allows it to build more robust user profiles to accurately target advertising.
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Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services

Survey reveals reluctance of teens, young adults to talk to their doctor because parents might find out
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Call for privacy probes over Cayla doll and i-Que toys

The makers of two popular smart toys are accused of violating child data protection rules.
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Convergent Media and Privacy

Convergent Media and Privacy


A lot of personal data is being collected and stored as we use our media devices for business and pleasure in mobile and online spaces. This book helps us contemplate what a post-Facebook or post-Google world might look like, and how the tensions within capitalist information societies between corporations, government and citizens might play out.

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Kantek SVT4822 Four-Way Privacy Filter for Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Kantek SVT4822 Four-Way Privacy Filter for Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1


Four-way privacy and glare protection for your tablet. Works in both portrait and landscape modes. Keeps data secure. Screen is clear when viewed head on, and blacked out when viewed from an angle. Extra thin constructiondoes not impede touch screen response. Protects the display. Anti-fingerprint coating. Easily installed and removed.

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Privacy in Context

Privacy in Context


Arguing that privacy concerns should not be limited solely to concern about control over personal information, this book counters that information ought to be distributed and protected according to norms governing distinct social contexts – whether it be workplace, health care, schools, or among family and friends.

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