News tagged with private lives

FTC settles complaint over hacked security cameras

The government is settling with the marketer of Internet-connected home security cameras after feeds from consumers' homes—video from baby monitors and home security systems—were posted online for public view.

dateSep 04, 2013 in Other
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Privacy, technology face off again

The tension between new technology and individual privacy is as old as Silicon Valley. Each advance that allows or impels us to share information or seek windows into others' lives is scary at first. Often the fears blow ...

dateSep 30, 2012 in Other
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Virtual dam on after-hours emails tackles burnout

As smartphones and portable devices increasingly dominate our working lives, moves are afoot in France and Germany to prevent the little electronic miracle workers from encroaching on people's private lives ...

dateMay 27, 2014 in Other
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