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When It Comes to Privacy, People Fear Facebook Most
Privacy concerns

When It Comes to Privacy, People Fear Facebook Most

The big social network also has the unfortunate distinction of being the company viewed as most likely to have a corporate scandal.
Ari Levy
Wall Street Teams Up to Try to Fight Hackers
Cyber Security

Wall Street Teams Up to Try to Fight Hackers

Two financial regulatory groups have announced that their jointly produced software program, Soltra Edge, will become available on Dec. 2.
Catherine Clifford
From a Legal Standpoint, Should You Go With Google Docs or Office Online?
Legal

From a Legal Standpoint, Should You Go With Google Docs or Office Online?

Forget the features list and ease of use. There are some serious implications to consider with the companies privacy policies.
Sarah Austin
Facebook Makes Elusive Vow to Rethink User Experimentation
Privacy concerns

Facebook Makes Elusive Vow to Rethink User Experimentation

The social network will give its researchers 'clearer guidelines' for future experimentations -- but just what these guidelines are is anyone's guess.
Geoff Weiss
Apple Tries to Distance Itself From Facebook and Google on Privacy
Leadership

Apple Tries to Distance Itself From Facebook and Google on Privacy

As Apple continues to investigate its own high-profile hack, CEO Tim Cook wrote an open letter to customers assuring their private data is safe.
Matt Clinch
The 7 Critical Elements Your Ecommerce Site Needs to Be Considered Trustworthy
Ecommerce

The 7 Critical Elements Your Ecommerce Site Needs to Be Considered Trustworthy

With ecommerce platforms making it easier than ever to launch a website, competition is fierce. To ensure your website stands up to the trust test, make sure it has these seven components
Bryan Lovgren
Google: The Process of 'Forgetting' People Is Still Evolving
Privacy Policies

Google: The Process of 'Forgetting' People Is Still Evolving

In response to questions raised by EU data protection agencies, Google published a point-by-point response explaining how it is currently processing the 91,000 removal requests it has already received.
Laura Entis
Even A Business in Cyberspace Needs Legal Protection
Legal Advice

Even A Business in Cyberspace Needs Legal Protection

That feeling of being unfettered on the Internet is an illusion but some basic legal documents will make it virtually real.
Genavieve Shingle
EU's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling Is Already Getting Messy
Privacy Policies

EU's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling Is Already Getting Messy

Several news outlets claim some of their articles have been hidden by the search engine.
Laura Entis
Tell Us: Will Facebook's Unethical User Experiment Make You Quit?
Facebook

Tell Us: Will Facebook's Unethical User Experiment Make You Quit?

Emotions are running high over an experiment where Facebook manipulated news feeds to see how users' emotional states would be affected.
Wendy Frink
Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant
Privacy Policies

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant

'The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information any less worthy of the protection for which [America's] founders fought.'
Geoff Weiss
Facebook Rolls Out Site-Wide 'Privacy Checkup,' Revamps Default User Settings
Privacy concerns

Facebook Rolls Out Site-Wide 'Privacy Checkup,' Revamps Default User Settings

Rather than assuming that new users wish to share their feeds with the entire Internet, Facebook will now implement default sharing among 'Friends.'
Geoff Weiss
People Have a 'Right to Be Forgotten,' Top EU Court Tells Google
Privacy Policies

People Have a 'Right to Be Forgotten,' Top EU Court Tells Google

Google will have to delete 'inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant' links on request, the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg ruled today.
Laura Entis
10 Questions to Ask When Collecting Customer Data
Marketing

10 Questions to Ask When Collecting Customer Data

What business owners need to know about gathering, using and protecting customer information.
Kim Lachance Shandrow