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Facebook Facepalm: In Big Real-Estate Buy, Mark Zuckerberg Seeks Personal Privacy, Then Removes Online Privacy Feature

As Facebook makes it more difficult for users to maintain privacy, its co-founder is taking drastic measures to protect his own.

Google May Have Violated Wiretap Laws

In a win for online privacy advocates but a blow to advertisers, a federal judge has ruled Google may have violated wiretapping laws by scanning and reviewing users' Gmails.

Google Looking Beyond 'Cookies' to Track People Online

In a shift for the advertising industry, Google is said to be developing a new system that assigns web users a unique identifier.

New Facebook Privacy Issue Sparks Official FTC Inquiry

The social network is under fire again over the way it shares user information for advertising purposes.

Someday, Google Glass Could Track the Ads You See. Maybe.

A new patent points to Google charging advertisers based on when users actually look at an advertisement.

4 Cellphone Etiquette Mistakes You Make Everyday

You might be doing more harm than good when you answer your phone in a public place. Here are four things you might not know about the way you use your phone.

Mobile App Basics: 3 Ways to Make User Security a Priority

After one popular app's privacy snafu, here's a look at what you should consider when developing your own mobile apps.

4 Tools to Help Protect Your Online Privacy

If identity theft and government requests for information are making you think twice about the virtual tracks you're creating, consider one of these options for masking your movements online.

How Google, Apple, Facebook and Others Use Your Personal Data (Infographic)

A look at what some of the largest tech companies are doing with what they know about you.

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Promises More Details About U.S. Government Surveillance

In a live Q+A with The Guardian, he hints at new details about the scandal and provides insight into why he went public.

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook Deny Involvement in Government Spying Program

The big tech companies claim they haven't heard of the National Security Agency's program called PRISM.

Amid Privacy Concerns, Google to Reject Facial Recognition Apps on Glass -- For Now

The tech giant responds to fears that the computerized eyewear could pull up unauthorized personal information on individuals.

Congress to Google: Glass Privacy Issues Must Be Taken Seriously

In a letter to chief executive Larry Page, lawmakers demand answers on how the tech giant plans to protect citizens' private data.

Customer Privacy Policy Essentials

What every online business should know about protecting customer information.

Customer Privacy: What You Need to Know About Social Media, Passwords and Transparency

Jules Polonetsky, director of Washington D.C.-based Future of Privacy Forum, on what entrepreneurs should keep in mind when managing consumer data.

What You Need to Know About Facebook's New Privacy Controls

These features might make managing your company's Facebook page even easier.

How 'Do Not Track' May Hurt Businesses

Websites could lose revenue if they rely heavily on ads tied to users' browsing behavior.

5 Ways 'Big Data' Is Changing the World

From shoe shopping to privacy concerns, 'big data' has big implications.

Privacy of Location-Based Services on FCC's Radar

The Federal Communications Commission is turning its attention to privacy issues surrounding the growing use by businesses of location-based services.

Facebook Exchange Ads Could Raise Even More Privacy Concerns

Facebook's latest ad program allows businesses to retarget their website visitors on Facebook.
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