From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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The announcement comes shortly after a scandal at the financial data services company in which reporters were given access to terminal customers' data.
The U.S.' highest ranking lawyer supports changes to existing email and online storage snooping laws, which are currently under scrutiny in the U.S. House.
The telco that said its privacy bungles 'must not happen again' has found itself apologising yet again after old customer data was found leaking into the public domain.
Aaron Swartz is no longer with us, but his last major project, Strongbox, is bringing privacy to internet users.
A public consultation exercise is underway to gather feedback over operational details. Workshops and training collaborations will also be rolled out to educate firms, especially SMBs, and help them get ready.
The U.K.'s data protection authority is joining a global audit of website privacy policies in order to build a better picture of how U.K.-based websites are complying with the law.
A new House of Representatives bill, designed to securely maintain user data and simplify app privacy, will including provisions allowing users to demand that their data is deleted once it is no longer used.
Australian Greens communications spokesperson Scott Ludlam has predicted that data retention will return after the September election.
Taking 1.5 million cards into account, Javelin estimated that $707 million in fraud will occur through the misuse of the card data that was breached last spring.
India's department of personnel and training will be making use of a biometrics access system where workers will need to use their fingerprints to log in their attendance and work hours.
The latest Internet downtime in Syria represents a depressing pattern in the war-torn region, according to Internet research firm Renesys.
While it looked dead in the water for a while, the Queen's speech looks to have breathed new life into the controversial Communications Data Bill.
An FBI guidance manual says the law enforcement agency is able to access U.S. residents' email, Facebook and Twitter messages, and private documents, without breaching the Fourth Amendment.
The Australian Privacy Commissioner is doing a sweep of the most popular websites visited by Australians, but won't disclose the list until he has finished his investigation.