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Facebook’s ‘Nearby Friends’ undermines online privacy

Facebook’s ‘Nearby Friends’ undermines online privacy | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it

With the launch of it's new "friends nearby" feature, Facebook seems to be taking another swing at users' privacy.

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White House Updating Online Privacy Policy

White House Updating Online Privacy Policy | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain. "Information...
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Girl costs father $80,000 with 'SUCK IT' Facebook post

Girl costs father $80,000 with 'SUCK IT' Facebook post | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
The former head of a private preparatory school in Miami, Florida is out an $80,000 discrimination settlement after his daughter boasted about it on Facebook.
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Sweden won't enforce data retention law against ISP that deleted metadata

Sweden won't enforce data retention law against ISP that deleted metadata | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
The Swedish authorities won't take action against an ISP that erased all retained communications metadata, even though there is still a law in place compelling providers to retain such data, the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) said Friday.
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Charlotte Laws' fight with Hunter Moore, the internet's revenge porn king

Charlotte Laws' fight with Hunter Moore, the internet's revenge porn king | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it

When Hunter Moore posted topless pictures of Charlotte Laws' daughter online, she decided to take him down. Carole Cadwalladr reports

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Facebook says states shouldn’t regulate online teen privacy. The FTC disagrees.

Facebook says states shouldn’t regulate online teen privacy. The FTC disagrees. | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
The FTC says that Facebook misinterpreted a key childrens' privacy law in court arguments.
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Privacy at peril: From one tweet, a full-blown hack

Privacy at peril: From one tweet, a full-blown hack | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
One tweet was enough to start a chain reaction of information-gathering that could have rivaled the work of a government intelligence agency. And with data, a hacker could have ended up ruining one man's life. Read this article by Zack Whittaker on CNET News.
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How to Protect Kids’ Privacy Online - US News

How to Protect Kids’ Privacy Online - US News | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
When children use mobile devices, parents can take steps to defend their safety.
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Using the Internet comes with a cost: Protecting your Privacy

Using the Internet comes with a cost: Protecting your Privacy | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
According to the CIA, somewhere around 245 million people in the U.S. were Internet users in 2009.
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Standard Digital News : : Business - Worried about privacy after Facebook bought WhatsApp? You have alternatives

The big news in tech is that social network firm Facebook has acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion (Sh1.64 trillion) in cash and stock.
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Can Europe go its own way on data?

Will Europe soon be operating its own cordoned-off portion of the internet? It might if proposals by German Chancellor Angela Merkel win support.
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Facebook Deal on Privacy Is Under Attack

Facebook Deal on Privacy Is Under Attack | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
A class-action settlement intended to ensure that Facebook obtained consent before using people’s images or other data in ads is about to receive another legal challenge.
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Safer Internet Day: One in four children share personal information with strangers online

Safer Internet Day: One in four children share personal information with strangers online | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
New research released to accompany national Safer Internet Day (11 February) has revealed that one in four children aged between six and 12 have shared personal information online with strangers.
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Brazil Passes Bill on Internet Privacy

Brazil Passes Bill on Internet Privacy | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
(SAO PAULO) — Brazil's Congress passed a bill guaranteeing Internet privacy and enshrining access to the Web on the eve of a major conference in Sao Paulo on the future of Internet governance that's expected to draw representatives from some 80 countries.
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Privacy concerns? What Google now says it can do with your data (+video)

Privacy concerns? What Google now says it can do with your data (+video) | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
This week's updates to Google's terms of service spotlight the degree to which it considers anything you upload to any of its various services – YouTube, Google plus, etc. – to be fair game.
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A letter to my daughter: your privacy in the age of the internet

A letter to my daughter: your privacy in the age of the internet | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
Millennials are growing up with very different ideas about privacy and information security than those of us who actually built the digital world we now live in.
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Here's How To Protect Yourself From The Massive Security Flaw That's Taken Over The Internet

Here's How To Protect Yourself From The Massive Security Flaw That's Taken Over The Internet | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
You should change your passwords.
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French group files privacy suit against Facebook, Twitter - The Times of India

French group files privacy suit against Facebook, Twitter - The Times of India | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
France's leading consumer rights group said it had filed suit against Twitter, Facebook and Google.
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Snowden's ted conference about privacy

Snowden's ted conference about privacy | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
Appearing by telepresence robot, Edward Snowden speaks at TED2014 about surveillance and Internet freedom. The right to data privacy, he suggests, is not a partisan issue, but requires a fundamental rethink of the role of the internet in our lives — and the laws that protect it. "Your rights matter,” he says, "because you never know when you're going to need them." Chris Anderson interviews, with special guest Tim Berners-Lee.
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How Paranoid Are You About Digital Privacy?

How Paranoid Are You About Digital Privacy? | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
After covering online privacy issues for years at The Wall Street Journal, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Julia Angwin asked what a lot of us are thinking: Is it possible to be an active participant in our increasingly connected world and avoi
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‘The Wild West of Privacy’

‘The Wild West of Privacy’ | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
Just what should be included in a consumer privacy bill of rights? We asked the experts.
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Yahoo webcam images intercepted and stored

Yahoo webcam images intercepted and stored | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
GCHQ and NSA captured millions of images worldwide, many sexually explicit
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A Second Front in the Privacy Wars

A Second Front in the Privacy Wars | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
The Obama administration has to renew its commitment to protecting consumer data.
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Facebook faces opposition to privacy settlement

Facebook faces opposition to privacy settlement | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
Facebook may have considered the matter settled, but a group of consumer and children's advocates are renewing their legal battle over teenagers' privacy on the world's largest online social network.
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Safer Internet Day: don't be an online sheep - our Top 10 Tips help you think before you act

Safer Internet Day: don't be an online sheep - our Top 10 Tips help you think before you act | About privacy on social Networks | Scoop.it
Today is Safer Internet Day, aimed at helping youngsters to enjoy the internet without putting themselves at risk.

So here are our Top 10 Tips. Don't be a sheep and just follow the defaults - it...
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