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Saturday 23 September 2017
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Category: Privacy News

Wordplay Run Amok: Et Tu, TRUSTe?

“Friends”, “Likes”, “Cookies”, and now “Trust”, what is happening to words we loved so...

Facebook’s MarkZ Bytes the Cooked Apple

I’m an online privacy advocate. I do dozens of radio interviews every month on the subject. I attend and speak at symposiums such as...

Most Delicious? Oreos Versus Tracking Cookies

Most of us love Oreos, the 102 year-old indulgence that reigns #1 in the U.S., year after year. And we love our technology too, so much so...

U.S. Marshals and Their “Dirtbox” Declare the 4th Amendment Dead

Has anyone seen the 4th Amendment recently? “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects,...

Google’s Eric Schmidt: Robin Hood or the Big Bad Wolf?

Google, Google, Google. Is the glass half-empty or half-full? To the world at large, Google and its executive chairman, Eric Schmidt,...

The Shot Heard Round the World Wide Web

2014 marks the end of a truly remarkable era. No, I’m not talking about Derek Jeter’s retirement, although baseball fans lucky...

Apple vs. Google: The Privacy Revolution Rumble

When talking to the world at large, the leaders in Silicon Valley tend to focus on optimism and excitement over their wares and the future...

OKCupid, That’s OKStupid

A few months ago, a furor erupted over the discovery that Facebook had conducted a psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 unwitting...

Google Mates With an Emu

When most of us hear the word “Google” we think search engine. When we hear “Emu” we think a big Australian bird...

Europe Declares War on Facebook

Throughout history, Europe has shown an inclination to declare war on itself. Now in the 21st Century, Europe has found a new enemy to...