Turkish president approves disputed Internet law
Turkish President Abdullah Gul has approved a controversial bill which critics said aims to increase government controls over the internet.
Turkey approves Internet restrictions
Turkey's Parliament has approved legislation that would tighten government controls over the Internet.
Facebook in fresh privacy row with new policy
Facebook is drawing fire from privacy activists again, after unveiling a new policy which could turn users' data and pictures into advertising.
NY court: Computer searches can threaten privacy
A New York federal appeals court says authorities may have gone too far in their search of an ex-convict's computer.
US judge orders Google to turn over data to FBI
A U.S. judge has ruled that Google Inc. must comply with the FBI's warrantless demands for customer data, rejecting the company's argument that the government's practice of issuing such requests to telecommunication ...
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.
Italian court overturns Google convictions
(AP)—An Italian appeals court on Friday overturned the convictions of three Google executives found criminally responsible for a video on a Google site that showed a disabled teen being bullied.
Employers ask job seekers for Facebook passwords
(AP) -- When Justin Bassett interviewed for a new job, he expected the usual questions about experience and references. So he was astonished when the interviewer asked for something else: his Facebook username ...
Google's moves raise questions about 'don't be evil' motto
With its "Don't Be Evil" motto, Google Inc. has always held itself to a higher moral standard.
SKoreans sue Apple over iPhone user information
A group of nearly 27,000 South Koreans is suing Apple for $26 million for what they claim are privacy violations from the collection of iPhone user location information.
Pa. district took 56,000 images on student laptops
(AP) -- A suburban school district secretly captured at least 56,000 webcam photographs and screen shots from laptops issued to high school students, its lawyer acknowledged Monday.
3 Google execs convicted of privacy violations
(AP) -- Three Google executives were convicted of privacy violations Wednesday in Italy because bullies posted a video online of an autistic boy being abused - a case closely watched due to its implications for Internet ...
Facebook to end Beacon tracking tool in settlement
(AP) -- Facebook is shutting down its much-maligned Beacon marketing program, launched nearly two years ago amid fanfare only to generate a storm of privacy complaints over tracking of user activities at ...