News tagged with privacy

Germany lobbies for UN online privacy charter

(AP)—Senior German officials are seeking European support for a new global charter safeguarding personal privacy online, as the country's data protection watchdogs called Wednesday for the suspension of a key agreement ...

dateJul 24, 2013 in Internet
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Hobbyist drones find eager buyers

Drones are showing up in this country in increasing numbers - and they could be coming to a neighborhood near you. While that prospect raises privacy concerns among some critics, for Colin Guinn it means business is taking ...

dateJul 12, 2013 in Engineering
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Japan officials mistakenly reveal internal memos

Japan's bureaucrats used the wrong privacy settings for Google Groups online discussions, allowing anyone to see internal memos including on negotiating positions for an international treaty, the government ...

dateJul 10, 2013 in Internet
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Brazil expresses concern at report of NSA spying

Brazil's foreign minister said Sunday his government is worried by a report that the United States has collected data on millions of telephone and email conversations in his country and promised an effort for international ...

dateJul 07, 2013 in Internet
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Twitter tunes ad targeting system

Twitter on Wednesday said it will begin letting businesses target marketing messages to people who have shown interests in what they have to offer.

dateJul 03, 2013 in Internet
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US online child privacy get stricter

Toughened US regulations on online privacy for children take effect Monday, offering new protections amid the growing use of mobile apps and social networks by youngsters.

dateJul 01, 2013 in Internet
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EU, Germany demand answers on UK surveillance

(AP)—The European Union's justice chief on Wednesday demanded urgent answers from Britain on the nature and extent of an alleged online eavesdropping operation comparable to the U.S. international Internet surveillance ...

dateJun 26, 2013 in Internet
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