A proposal to turn unused top level domains into a safe harbour for privacy-focused services has stirred up controversy in its native Norway.
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[UPDATED] The company is improving encryption for Outlook.com and OneDrive users and aiming to boost confidence of foreign governments in their integrity.
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has proposed that, within reason, "internet intermediaries" should not be held responsible for any privacy invasions conducted over their services.
Mega chief executive Vikram Kumar says the Kim Dotcom-inspired “privacy company” is poised to start working on its promised secure communications services.
Google's recent move to unite all the privacy policies of its various services into a single offering has been slapped down by the Netherlands' privacy regulator.
ICANN has found more ammunition for its fight to overhaul the existing Whois system, finding that more criminals are using Whois privacy/proxy services than regular users.
nCrypted Cloud adds security and privacy to cloud-based storage services for consumers and enterprises
Boston-based startup nCrypted Cloud recently launched software of the same name, designed to address the security and privacy concerns that have emerged with the use of popular cloud-based storage services.
The datacentre provider is offering NetApp private storage for Amazon Web Services, and hopes it will encourage Australian companies with data privacy fears to adopt cloud services.
A lawyer has warned that proposed EU privacy laws would make Facebook and other ad-supported online services unsustainable if they make it into law.
Controversial change of terms and conditions riles up some users enough for them to quit, while rival services reiterate their stand on respecting privacy.
CSC has agreed to sell Paxus, its Australian IT staffing unit, to employment services firm Adcorp.
Consumers in Asia, compared with Europe, are less concerned about privacy and will share personal data for free services or better ads.
Your company may be vulnerable to security or privacy issues if employees are running unsanctioned or unmanaged cloud services.
A pair of entrepreneurs thinks labels on websites that outline information sharing rules could go a long way toward protecting user privacy on the Internet and improving business relationships between consumers and online services.
Only a week after Google said it would consolidate its privacy policies into a single mega-policy across its services, European data protection regulators have expressed concern.
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