Companies must tell employees in advance if their work email accounts are being monitored, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday in a landmark privacy case. David Pollard reports. Continue reading
A new Google tracking program that links shoppers’ offline purchases to their web activity is drawing concerns over privacy and data security, and has prompted one privacy watchdog to file a federal complaint. Continue reading
A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Facebook that accuses it of tracking users’ browsing activities even after they’ve logged out of their Facebook accounts. According to the judge, plaintiffs could have kept their online activity private but chose not to. Continue reading
A group of women from disadvantaged backgrounds in South Africa have found a way to support their families by baking and selling cookies through an initiative that employs women from townships and enables them learn new skills and earn a regular income.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said he would take his fight with the FBI over privacy all the way to the Supreme Court. Fred Katayama reports.
(REUTERS/FACEBOOK) – A billion users in one day.
Facebook setting a new record this week.
But what is a billion? Really, what is it? Continue reading
David Anderson, Britain’s independent reviewer of anti-terrorism laws, says the framework overseeing the interception of emails, phone calls and online activity by police and spies needs a major overhaul.
New Yorkers react to Facebook’s clarification of what content is prohibited on its social media website, as the company strives to curb controversial posts.
U.S. President Barack Obama asks tech industry executives for closer cooperation in cybersecurity, as Apple CEO Tim Cook says abuses over digital privacy can be a matter of “life and death”.