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Germany fines Google for privacy violations

German authorities said on Monday they had fined Google for illegally collecting massive amounts of personal data including emails, passwords and photos while setting up its disputed Street View service.

dateApr 22, 2013 in Internet
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Facebook users get new privacy shortcuts

Facebook on Wednesday unveiled simplified tools for protecting privacy at the world's leading social network and made it easier for users whose pictures are on display to ask friends to remove them.

dateDec 12, 2012 in Internet
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What is the price of free?

Scientists from the Computer Laboratory at Cambridge University have designed a method to improve privacy control in the Android apps market. The method reaches a balance between the need for developer’s ...

dateMar 06, 2012 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Study: We're getting less friendly on Facebook

(AP) -- Whether it's pruning friends lists, removing unwanted comments or restricting access to their profiles, Americans are getting more privacy-savvy on social networks, a new report found.

dateFeb 24, 2012 in Internet
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Social network Path announces more ways to share

If Facebook is like hanging out at a banquet with a large buffet to feast on, then social network Path is an intimate dinner with close friends. Path is now getting new silverware and table decorations, so to speak, with ...

dateNov 30, 2011 in Internet
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