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Everyone loves free. If it doesn't cost anything, someone will likely take it. But, as we know, nothing is actually free. And with smartphone and tablet apps the cost is usually personal information.
A Stanford official said on Wednesday that its Center for Internet and Society has never promised not to use Google money for privacy research.
Pet lovers' pictures may give crooks the upper hand.
Facebook's chief operating officer says that the psychological experiment that the company performed on 700,000 users was "poorly communicated" -- but she didn't apologize for it.
Maryland lawmakers will be hearing about a measure to limit commercial use of student data by cloud-computing service vendors.
People concerned about their smartphone intruding on their privacy may have something else about which to worry: the car.
More and more medical records are being moved online and electronic health records have plenty of benefits - but there's a risk for fraud and security breaches.
We don't know much about data brokers - the people who get and sell our personal information - but they know a lot about us.
Facebook knows what you typed, even if you didn't actually post it.
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