News tagged with public policy

New lawsuit takes aim at Facebook privacy

A new lawsuit consolidating several complaints about Facebook's privacy policies was filed Friday in California, seeking damages for US users of the social network for improper tracking.

May 19, 2012
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Facebook updates data use policy to give more info

(AP) -- Facebook is updating its data use policy in an attempt to give users more clarity on how the information they share is used by the company. The move comes a week ahead of its expected initial public offering of stock.

May 11, 2012
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Facebook lets users take more data home

Facebook on Thursday began letting members of the world's leading online community take more of their pictures, posts, messages and other data home with them.

Apr 12, 2012
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Neuroscience discoveries alter public policy debates

Neuroscience has made tremendous progress in understanding the adolescent brain, creating opportunities as well as challenges for using that knowledge in relation to public policies, according to an article in the Spring ...

Apr 05, 2012
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Strengthening the bond between policy and science

One only has to be reminded of the BSE crisis and the MMR vaccine scare to recognise the importance of having policy informed by the best available science. Now, a collaboration of over fifty academics and policy makers from ...

Mar 10, 2012
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What Google knows about you

Google knows about you. It knows what you've looked for on its search engine. It knows who you're e-mailing most regularly via Gmail. It knows from Google Calendar what you have going on today. And now, all ...

Feb 02, 2012
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