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Acceptance of a semi-public digital life worries privacy advocates
The government can know about your phone calls, your emails, the way you use the Web.
Researchers aim to safeguard privacy on social networks
At the end of 2014, Facebook reported 1.39 billion monthly active users. In the meantime, 500 million tweets were sent each day on Twitter. Indeed, social networks have come to dominate aspects of our lives. ...
Activists file Facebook class action suit in Austria (Update)
An Austrian law graduate spearheading a class action case against Facebook for alleged privacy breaches officially filed the suit in a Vienna court on Thursday.
European privacy watchdogs join forces to probe Facebook
European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure.
Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance
As Congress considers whether to extend the life of a program that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates and civil liberties groups say too much about government surveillance remains secret ...