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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.
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.
Any device that gathers data on use and is connected to the Internet can be used to spy on the user.
Webcams are the latest tech gadget that pose a threat to your privacy threat. So how can you protect yourself.
Teenagers\’ social media pages may be more private than those of their parents, but it\’s not mom and dad they turn to for help when it comes to privacy.
Google is under fire about whether email is private.
To protect yourself, always browse in private mode. It won\’t
stop advertisers and law enforcement from tracking you, but it will stop companies
from storing your data to your computer.