From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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As Apple works on its promise to improve the iCloud email service's security, an outage has affected some users.
A fresh set of documents leaked by Edward Snowden show how the UK intelligence agency can manipulate online polls and debates, spread messages, snoop on YouTube and track Facebook users.
A total of 28 observations were made by the Murray Inquiry into the Australian financial sector, including how the existing system needs a single strategy in place to look at various technology-related polices and strategies.
Providing police access to Opal card data without a warrant only happens as part of law enforcement, according to Transport for New South Wales.
Talking points obtained under Freedom of Information state that any mandatory data retention regime in Australia would be different to the European directive that was thrown out by the European Court of Justice.
FTC sues Amazon, China bickers with Apple, and MS looks into right-to-be-forgotten [Government IT Week]
There's a Zune or BlackBerry gag there, but we'll just let it pass. This week, Apple is not only the bling to swing in China, but is accused of being a national security concern. Mix location tracking with selfies and who knows what you'll get? Click on in to read some more worldwide IT government news.
The UK spy agency's Tempora project is under scrutiny by regulators as part of a hearing demanded by civil liberty groups.
Australian Labor MP and the chair of the committee that investigated Australia's telecommunications interception laws has called for the Coalition government to bring on data retention legislation.
An Australian parliamentary committee has recommended that new laws be put in place to prevent drones from invading people's privacy.
Security architect Peter Benson is concerned New Zealand’s proposed data breach disclosure regime isn't strong enough.
Microsoft is moving closer to launching a form which could see it flooded with requests to de-link search results.
Silent Circle has launched an encrypted IP voice calling service in 79 countries, with a particular focus on hooking enterprise customers.
Business has bought into the mythology of big data and pervasive "surveillance-based marketing and advertising", but its time is coming to an end, says 'Doc' Searls.
AirDog is a quadcopter drone for GoPro cameras. It will fly above its target as it moves around capturing everything it sees on video.