From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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President Dilma Rousseff will present Marco Civil as her response to spying activity carried out by the US.
The government body charged with investigating police corruption in Australia revealed today that it was under no obligation to destroy telecommunications data once it has been obtained for investigative purposes.
ZDNetGovWeek: Lavabit, NSA, financial services on the front lines, and Mt. Gox still unhelpful about Bitcoin theft
Conventional wisdom is the NSA used and benefited from the Heartbleed bug. But there's an interesting argument to be made that if the NSA had Heartbleed in its kit bag, it never would have gone after Lavabit. Plus all kinds of cybersecurity fears, Brazil's attempt to rewrite Internet rules, and more.
IT policy secretary: "We are sowing the seeds of a debate that has only just begun"
Anyone who shopped for LaCie products in the last year could be at risk.
The former Homeland Security chief outlined two conditions we’re going to be dealing with as companies, countries, and individuals: the global scourge of terrorism and the digital “forevermore."
We will discuss Brazil's upcoming proposals for first global Internet bill of rights with the government and want your opinion on the subject
Using an iOS ad identifier for anything other than its intended purpose, or not respecting a user's Limit Ad Tracking settings can lead to an apps denial or removal from the App Store - and it should.
A Microsoft Corporate Vice President claims Microsoft is 'done' with its 'Scroogled' campaign. But is the company really Scroogled out?
It's likely to be the worst vulnerability ever on the Internet. ZDNet's editors have been looking at the problem from all sides, including how to protect yourself and your users. This is our worldwide roundup special issue. Everything you need to know is in here.
Dropbox experiences some more growing pains, but this time the hubbub concerns privacy and PR versus performance issues.
The broadening of the FTC's powers to include cybersecurity and lawsuits over security breaches extends the government's ability to destroy businesses.
Facebook's seasonal transparency report is expanding beyond just offering a glimpse at the number of government requests for account information.
Sweden's telecoms operators have stopped collecting subscriber data despite the country's data retention laws remaining in force.