News tagged with privacy protection

US wants privacy in new cyber security system

(AP) -- The Obama administration is moving cautiously on a new pilot program that would both detect and stop cyber attacks against government computers, while trying to ensure citizen privacy protections.

Jul 03, 2009
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Germany bans secret paternity tests

The German parliament passed a law Friday outlawing secret genetic testing to determine the father of a child along with other privacy protection measures.

May 15, 2009
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Protecting privacy also means preserving democracy

What impact does the proliferation of new mobile technologies have? How does the sharing of personal data over the Internet threaten our society? Interview with Professor Jean-Pierre Hubaux, a specialist ...

Sep 01, 2014
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Obama defends phone data collection program

President Barack Obama defended sweeping secret surveillance into U.S. phone records and foreigners' Internet use, declaring them a necessary defense against terrorism, and assuring Americans, "Nobody is ...

Jun 07, 2013
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EU Parliament backs US passenger data deal

(AP) -- The European Union parliament on Thursday approved a new data agreement with the United States that tightens restrictions on sharing information about passengers flying from Europe to America.

Apr 19, 2012
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Online privacy at risk, educators warn

Online learning tools - even password-protected ones - are a lot less private than students and professors believe, warn two Nova Scotia educators.

Jun 01, 2010
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EU nations divided on use of airport body scanners

(AP) -- European nations were sharply divided Thursday over the need to install full-body scanners at European airports, with some EU members playing down the need for beefed-up security measures.

Jan 07, 2010
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US engineer defends Google in defamation trial

An American engineer sought to clear Google of defamation charges at a trial over the broadcast in Italy of video showing the bullying of a teenager with Down's Syndrome, a lawyer for the Internet search provider ...

Sep 29, 2009
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