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EXCLUSIVE: Your employer may share your salary, and Equifax might sell that data

EXCLUSIVE: Your employer may share your salary, and Equifax might sell that data | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
CLARIFICATION: This story was updated Feb. 1 with additional information about Kathy Sandy’s Work Number disclosure report.

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Path fined $800,000 by FTC over iOS privacy breach

Path fined $800,000 by FTC over iOS privacy breach | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
Social networking app grabbed personal contact data from iPhone and iPad users and allowed children under 13 to sign up.
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Twitter to fight hacking by boosting login security

Twitter to fight hacking by boosting login security | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
Social media firm to introduce 'two-factor authentication' system, making it impossible for hackers to break into accounts.
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Google Report Shows 'Disturbing Growth in Government Surveillance' - OpEdNews

Google Report Shows 'Disturbing Growth in Government Surveillance'
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Hackers claim attack on Justice Department website

Hackers claim attack on Justice Department website | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hackers sympathetic to the late computer prodigy Aaron Swartz claimed on Saturday to have infiltrated the website of the U.S. Justice Department's Sentencing Commission, and said they planned to release government data.
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At Davos, Marissa Mayer Gets Real on Privacy - The Atlantic Wire

At Davos, Marissa Mayer Gets Real on Privacy - The Atlantic Wire | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Wire At Davos, Marissa Mayer Gets Real on Privacy The Atlantic Wire Instead of the usual song and dance about how privacy is important to companies in the business of selling our data, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gave a refreshingly honest...
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Privacy groups, activists and journalists call on Skype to document ...

Privacy groups, activists and journalists call on Skype to document ... | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
1. Quantitative data regarding the release of Skype user information to third parties, disaggregated by the country of origin of the request, including the number of requests made by governments, the type of data requested, the ...
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Privacy Fears Linger Over LAPD Use Of Cellphone Tracking Device - CBS Local

Privacy Fears Linger Over LAPD Use Of Cellphone Tracking Device - CBS Local | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
CBS Local Privacy Fears Linger Over LAPD Use Of Cellphone Tracking Device CBS Local LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Privacy advocates are questioning the legality of the use of a controversial cellphone tracking technology by the Los Angeles Police...
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Backdoor accounts found in networking and security appliances from Barracuda Networks

Backdoor accounts found in networking and security appliances from Barracuda Networks | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
Attackers can use the accounts to gain root access on the devices from certain IP address ranges, researchers say (#Backdoor accounts found in #networking & security appliances from #Barracuda Net..@ http://t.co/9Lep9sL3...
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European Privacy Proposal Lays Bare Differences With US - New York Times

European Privacy Proposal Lays Bare Differences With US - New York Times | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
European Privacy Proposal Lays Bare Differences With US New York Times BERLIN — Europe's push to extend consumer protection to the digital economy has become the target of what observers are calling an unprecedented lobbying assault in Brussels by...
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PostScript: Privacy for socialites, too - Washington Post (blog)

PostScript: Privacy for socialites, too - Washington Post (blog) | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
PostScript: Privacy for socialites, too
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In hopes that we might all learn something boring from this scandal, here's a picture of Senator Pat Leahy discussing the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
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Homeland Security's Surveillance Devices - Business Insider

Homeland Security's Surveillance Devices - Business Insider | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Secret Service have requested information to support the installation of a gunshot detection system in Washington D.C.. Such a system is already in place in various cities, ...
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The future prospects of embedded microchips in humans as unique identifiers: the risks versus the rewards

RT @Prison_Health: Future Prospects of Embedded Microchips in Humans as Unique Identifiers - Risks vs Rewards http://t.co/hufJ6Dgr HT @uownews
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Europe Moves Ahead on Privacy

Europe Moves Ahead on Privacy | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
Reports in The Times and elsewhere have documented the dubious but legal ways in which companies, including many that most people do not even know exist, build profiles of people’s behaviors, b...
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Lege Could Ban Drone Surveillance of Private Property - Texas Tribune

Lege Could Ban Drone Surveillance of Private Property - Texas Tribune | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
Lege Could Ban Drone Surveillance of Private Property Texas Tribune Lance Gooden, R-Terrell, said he is carrying legislation to prevent this futuristic technology — increasingly used by everyone from aviation hobbyists to law enforcement...
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Anti-surveillance activists turn smashing CCTV cameras into a competitive game

Anti-surveillance activists turn smashing CCTV cameras into a competitive game | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
German dissidents are taking gamification and applying it to vandalism in order to protest the rise of surveillance technology in the country. Camover 2013 is a competition unfolding across the...
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San Francisco streetlights will spy on passersby — RT

San Francisco streetlights will spy on passersby — RT | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
San Francisco, California is the second-most densely populated urban area in the US, but those nearly one million residents of the City by the Bay are about to lose what little amount of privacy they have.
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Users Scramble as GitHub Search Exposes Passwords, Security ...

Users Scramble as GitHub Search Exposes Passwords, Security ... | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
GitHub has temporarily crippled its new search tools in an effort to protect users caught storing private keys and passwords in public repositories. Unfortunately for those exposed Google long ago indexed your data, which ...
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Activist Post: Constant Surveillance of Entire Cities Now Possible ...

Activist Post: Constant Surveillance of Entire Cities Now Possible ... | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
Apparently many of the civilian deaths by drones in Afghanistan are not attributed to the U.S. military being there on false pretenses, but rather to limitations in surveillance technology. The video below opens with this assertion ...
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Lawyers aim to cash in on data privacy breach - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

Lawyers aim to cash in on data privacy breach - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog) | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
Lawyers aim to cash in on data privacy breach
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
The rush is on to cash in on last week's revelation of a data breach by a now-former employee of the Department of Natural Resources.
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Camera technologies - Products - Security industry news and information

Camera technologies - Products - Security industry news and information | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
In our series on essential CCTV, Simon Lambert delves into the different types of camera technologies that are available.
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Microsoft Under Pressure To Cough Up Skype Privacy Reports ...

Microsoft Under Pressure To Cough Up Skype Privacy Reports ... | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
Microsoft Under Pressure To Cough Up Skype Privacy Reports. January 25, 2013 By Mary Beth Quirk. (isfullofcrap). While you're chitchatting away on Skype with your friend living halfway around the world or maybe showing your new kitchen ...
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Privacy Visor Confuses Face Recognition Camera - Mashable

Privacy Visor Confuses Face Recognition Camera - Mashable | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
Popular Science Privacy Visor Confuses Face Recognition Camera Mashable At Tokyo's National Institute of Informatics, Isao Echizen, an associate professor in the Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division, unveiled a privacy visor — a set...
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TSA Removes Full-Body Scanners for Increased Privacy - Fodor's Travel

TSA Removes Full-Body Scanners for Increased Privacy - Fodor's Travel | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
Fodor's Travel TSA Removes Full-Body Scanners for Increased Privacy Fodor's Travel Thanks to a 2012 FAA reform act, many full-body scanners will soon be removed from airports because they could not update their software to meet privacy standards in...
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US Government Busy in Europe Defending Interests of Advertisers, Security Agencies, But Not Americans' Privacy

US Government Busy in Europe Defending Interests of Advertisers, Security Agencies, But Not Americans' Privacy | privacy: emerging trends | Scoop.it
My colleague Ben Wizner and I are in Brussels this week, partly to meet with European lawmakers and others about the new privacy regime that the EU is in the process of putting into place.
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