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Facebook takes steps to address privacy concerns

(AP) -- Facebook has taken steps in recent days to address more worries about privacy, warning employers not to ask prospective employees for their passwords and trying to clarify its user "rights and responsibilities" ...

dateMar 23, 2012 in Internet
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OnStar changes over privacy concerns

The OnStar automobile communication service used by 6 million Americans is changing its policies after privacy issues were raised over keeping former customers connected and collecting data on driving habits. ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Telecom
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Facebook checks in, adding location-based feature

Facebook users carrying their smart phones will soon be able to "check in" to real-world locations such as bars, parks and live concerts as the social network makes its first foray into the location services ...

dateAug 19, 2010 in Internet
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Interview: Alan Mislove on virtual privacy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Facebook's newest attempt to resolve the privacy issues raised by users is getting mixed reviews. Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science Alan Mislove, whose research focuses ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Internet
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Court takes up public employees' privacy case

(AP) -- The Supreme Court appears likely to rule against public employees who claimed a local government violated their privacy by reading racy text messages they sent on their employers' account.

dateApr 19, 2010 in Other
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