From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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The Italian data protection watchdog has brought in new regulations that will see Google forced to change how it collects, handles, and stores users' data.
The Electronic Frontier Federation is soon to release router software which will allow you to open your internet up to strangers -- while keeping a separate, secure portion for yourself.
The former NSA contractor, still hidden within Russia, plans to develop anti-surveillance technology following the US government spying scandal.
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Director-General David Irvine has said critics of the controversial data retention proposals fail to understand the safeguards in place.
Attorney-General Brandis is failing to join the dots when it comes to new ASIO powers and the push for mandatory data retention laws.
It has been a record year for the Information Commissioner's Office in prosecutions and penalties, but the information age keeps piling on the pressure.
Australian daily deals website Catch of the Day announced a three-year-old data breach compromising credit cards and passwords to its customers on Friday evening.
The British upper house has passed a bill that will allow UK data retention laws to stay in place after the European Court of Justice threw out the previous law.
DDoS-style attacks have been on the rise in the last year, although recent studies have suggested enterprise IT departments have been shoring up security infrastructures finally.
Microsoft has launched a form to allow Europeans to ask it to remove certain links from Bing search results.
The United Nations Human Rights Council has said that forcing telecommunications companies to retain customer data on behalf of law enforcement agencies is "neither necessary nor proportionate".
Australian Attorney General George Brandis has downplayed fears of enhanced powers for intelligence agencies leading to imprisoning of whistleblowers and journalists.
Despite early glimmers of recovery already, eBay's CFO lamented that “the Marketplaces business has to dig itself out of a hole."
The Netherlands' government is proposing that all electronic communications should get the same level of privacy protection.