News tagged with privacy groups

Review: 5 ways to control your privacy on Google

Like it or not, your relationship with Google is becoming a lot more intimate. The company recently expanded its ability to combine data from its various services to create a highly detailed profile on you.

dateMar 15, 2012 in Internet
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Google rolls out new privacy policy amid howls

Google rolled out a new privacy policy Thursday allowing the firm to track users across various services to develop targeted advertising, despite sharp criticism from US and European consumer advocacy groups.

dateMar 01, 2012 in Internet
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Close ties between White House, NSA spying review

Stung by public unease about new details of spying by the National Security Agency, President Barack Obama selected a panel of advisers he described as independent experts to scrutinize the NSA's surveillance ...

dateSep 22, 2013 in Internet
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Private picture of Mark Zuckerberg's family leaked

Even Mark Zuckerberg's family can get tripped up by Facebook's privacy settings. A picture that Zuckerberg's sister posted on her personal Facebook profile was seen by a marketing director, who then posted ...

dateDec 27, 2012 in Internet
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Privacy groups ask FTC to investigate Facebook

(AP) -- Nine privacy groups have sent a joint letter to the Federal Trade Commission saying it should investigate the ways Facebook collects data about users' online activity after recent changes to its site.

dateSep 29, 2011 in Internet
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Google flirts with 'creepy line'

Google is flirting with what Chairman Eric Schmidt once called "the creepy line." At its recent developer conference, the Mountain View, Calif., search giant showcased a number of new personalized technologies ...

dateMay 30, 2013 in Internet
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Privacy group sues to get data about NSA-Google ties

The National Security Agency should divulge information about its reported agreement with Google Inc. to help the Internet company defend itself against foreign cyber attacks, according to a lawsuit filed Monday by a privacy ...

dateSep 14, 2010 in Internet
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