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About online privacy policies how individuals are and can be taken advantage of.
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Signed up for Facebook? This is what you really agreed too | Toronto Star

Signed up for Facebook? This is what you really agreed too | Toronto Star | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
The Star and privacy lawyer David Fraser have teamed up to annotate Facebook's privacy policy
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Facebook announces listening feature

Facebook announces listening feature | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
Facebook is to release a new feature on its mobile app that will listen to and identify your music and TV shows before publishing them in a status update.
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Big-Data Backlash: Medical Database Raises Privacy Concerns - Datanami

Big-Data Backlash: Medical Database Raises Privacy Concerns - Datanami | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
A controversial big data initiative designed to create a huge U.S. database of medical records intended to help patients and their doctors make better health care decisions is raising privacy and other ethical concerns.
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Protect your privacy while you browse - PCWorld (blog)

Protect your privacy while you browse - PCWorld (blog) | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
Protect your privacy while you browse
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It once sounded like paranoia; now it's more like common sense. Steve asked for safe and secure ways to access the Internet without being tracked by crooks, corporations, and governments.
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How To Manage Facebook Privacy For The Entire Family - Forbes

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A few weeks ago, Facebook rolled out yet another layout of Timeline, causing a brief uproar from Facebook users.
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Privacy Concerns Force InBloom, A Data Repository For Schools, To Shut Down - Fast Company

Privacy Concerns Force InBloom, A Data Repository For Schools, To Shut Down - Fast Company | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
Fast Company Privacy Concerns Force InBloom, A Data Repository For Schools, To Shut Down Fast Company "It is a shame that the progress of this important innovation has been stalled because of generalized public concerns about data misuse, even...
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'Free' cloud services erode student privacy - Boston Globe

'Free' cloud services erode student privacy - Boston Globe | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
'Free' cloud services erode student privacy Boston Globe A recent survey by Fordham's Center on Law and Information Privacy found that “95 percent of schools rely on cloud services for a diverse range of functions,” including data hosting, planning...
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Google Now: Trading Your Privacy For The Future

Google Now: Trading Your Privacy For The Future | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it

Google Now is a science fiction personal assistant who anticipates your needs. All you have to give up is your personal privacy...

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Why you should always read the small print from Facebook

Why you should always read the small print from Facebook | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
A casual -- and perhaps tipsy -- reveler at a California chowder house on Saturday might not have realized that Facebook was about to photograph and record them and keep the recordings for ever. Read this article by Chris Matyszczyk on CNET News.
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Budge: Facing up to Facebook scams

Budge: Facing up to Facebook scams | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
"Anyone else getting sick of these daft posts?" my "friend" Chardon asked. This was on Facebook a while back. That's why I put "friend" in quotation marks.
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GCreep: Google Engineer Stalked Teens, Spied on Chats (Updated)

GCreep: Google Engineer Stalked Teens, Spied on Chats (Updated) | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
We entrust Google with our most private communications because we assume the company takes every precaution to safeguard our data. It doesn't. A Google engineer spied on four underage teens for months before the company was notified of the abuses.
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Google regularly receives requests from government agencies and courts...we disclose the number of requests that we receive from each government

Google regularly receives requests from government agencies and courts...we disclose the number of requests that we receive from each government | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
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Google Puts A Price On Privacy

Google Puts A Price On Privacy | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, Google made a significant change purportedly to better protect the search privacy of users. In reality, it specifically — and deliberately — left a gaping hole open to benefit its bottom line.
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6 Expert Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe on Social Media

6 Expert Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe on Social Media | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
While growing up online has its benefits, it also poses new risks. Here are six tips from parenting experts to help you keep your kids safe on social media. (While growing up online has its benefits, it poses new risks.
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Shenyan's curator insight, March 13, 2016 5:08 PM
Kids is one of the most kind of audience for our topic in privacy of using social media. kids are also  one of the most dangerous people when using social media.
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U.S.-EU data privacy rules won't cause regulatory headache: official

U.S.-EU data privacy rules won't cause regulatory headache: official | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. companies will not face a much heavier compliance burden when new rules governing the protection of personal data between the United States and European Union come into effect,
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Why privacy matters

Why privacy matters | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
The line between public and private has blurred in the past decade, both online and in real life, and Alessandro Acquisti is here to explain what this means and why it matters.
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Can the government regulate Internet privacy? - Digital Trends

Can the government regulate Internet privacy? - Digital Trends | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
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Privacy problems and security breaches are battering some people's confidence.
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New Facebook 'Nearby Friends' Can Track Your GPS Location Continuously

New Facebook 'Nearby Friends' Can Track Your GPS Location Continuously | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
By Enabling 'Nearby Friends' feature, Facebook Can Track Your GPS Location Continuously via Android and iPhone Smartphones.
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White House Updating Online Privacy Policy - NewsFactor Network

White House Updating Online Privacy Policy - NewsFactor Network | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
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WhiteHouse.gov updated its privacy policy to allow for the collection of user data if it's in the open domain.
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Social Media Privacy & How to Stay Safe

Social Media Privacy & How to Stay Safe | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it

The Social media privacy has come into scrutiny countless times, personal information has been compromised so many times, identities have been stolen, pictures have been copied and sensitive data have been hacked. How safe is the social media? How can one stay safe while using it.

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this one is important to social media user and keep their own life safty.
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How to stop your friends' Facebook apps from accessing *your* private information

How to stop your friends' Facebook apps from accessing *your* private information | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
Many internet users are wary of sharing their personal information willy-nilly with the world, but did you know that sometimes it's your Facebook friends who might be unwittingly passing your priva...
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Google Hack Attack Was Ultra Sophisticated, New Details Show | Threat Level | Wired.com

Google Hack Attack Was Ultra Sophisticated, New Details Show | Threat Level | Wired.com | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
Hackers seeking source code from Google, Adobe and dozens of other high-profile companies used unprecedented tactics that combined encryption, stealth prog
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Google's 2nd Transparency Report: U.S. Info Requests Increase

Google's 2nd Transparency Report: U.S. Info Requests Increase | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
Google has released its second six-month Transparency Report. This report, consisting of graphs and charts, shows how many times a government requested user data from the company and how many times it has requested removals.
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A Face Is Exposed for AOL Searcher No. 4417749 - New York Times

A Face Is Exposed for AOL Searcher No. 4417749 - New York Times | Online Privacy Challenges | Scoop.it
Detailed records of searches underscore how much people reveal about themselves when they use search engines.
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