From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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Well that's certainly a phrase one US judge can nail on the casket of her career.
Google has revealed the pains of complying with Europe's right to be forgotten ruling in a letter to European data watchdogs.
The social network has stepped up password security in the past, especially after finding itself the victim of widely reported cyber attacks.
US law can apply anywhere in the world, so long as a technology company has control over foreign data, a court rules.
Russian officials have asked the companies to hand over their source code so it can be tested for surveillance capabilities.
Europe's right to be forgotten is unworkable, unreasonable and wrong, according to a UK House of Lords subcommittee.
The official release of a leaked discussion paper from the Australian Attorney-General's Department has given the public and industry a month to provide submissions on its proposals.
iiNet's chief regulatory officer Steve Dalby has called on the Australian government to clearly state what data it is considering forcing telecommunications companies to retain, claiming confidential briefing documents contradict what the government is telling the public.
SEC to Facebook: yeah, we're good, Homeland Security does software, and go ahead and unlock your cellphone [Government IT Week]
It's been a slow summer in Gov news, but at least the Library of Congress seems willing to let you unlock your cell phone. The SEC just "liked" (or at least ignored) Facebook's IPO mess, and DHS is now the Department of Homemade Software. Read on...
My Amazon home page shows me how much the company knows about me and my online activities. Here we show you which privacy and security settings can help you reduce the information Amazon holds about you.
A report by Zurich has found that while technology such as the internet and the cloud can be beneficial for small to medium businesses, it's also putting them at risk.
Another week, another propaganda-driven proposal from the mind of Australian Attorney-General Brandis. This one assumes that ISPs need to fix other people's broken product distribution models.
The New South Wales government today started selling unregistered Opal cards, allowing public transport passengers to travel anonymously.
Data collected by the likes of the NSA in a manner that would be forbidden in the Netherlands can still be used by the country's government, according to a recent court ruling.