Britain's High Court ruled on Thursday that a group of Internet users can sue US tech giant Google over an alleged breach of privacy legislation.
Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers publicity is also gaining ...
Purdue University students are optimistic about how technology will improve their lives but have concerns about privacy and the role of specific technologies, according to a poll.
Facebook said Friday that ads on the social network featuring user endorsements and pictures were nothing new, and that members remain in control of their own content and images.
Some of Australia's most popular websites are also those that pose the greatest privacy threat, a new index created by University of Canberra cyber security experts has found.
Google wants your permission to use your name, photo and product reviews in ads that it sells to businesses.
South Korea's LG Electronics said Friday it would correct a "bug" on some of its smart TVs after admitting they send information about viewers back to the company without their permission.
US mobile carriers provided some one million records to law enforcement in 2012 related to warrants, wiretaps, location data and "cell-tower dumps," documents released by a US senator showed.
After nearly 20 years, the era of Web-based "cookies" appears headed for an end, as companies like Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. explore new ways to track Internet users' habits, from desktop PCs to smartphones ...
Google is paying $17 million to 37 states and the District of Columbia to make amends for the Internet search leader's snooping on millions of people using Safari Web browsers in 2011 and 2012.