Privacy Concerns

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6 Rules For Effective Feedback
Feedback

6 Rules For Effective Feedback

It is not whether it's positive or negative that determines its quality, it's how it's delivered. Wanna help? Do it this way.
Phil La Duke
Microsoft Gets Support From Other Companies in its Lawsuit Against U.S. Government
Privacy Concerns

Microsoft Gets Support From Other Companies in its Lawsuit Against U.S. Government

Apple and Google are among those who joined the tech giant in its bid to strike down a law preventing companies from telling customers the government is seeking their data.
Snowden Designs iPhone Case to Detect Snooping
Edward Snowden

Snowden Designs iPhone Case to Detect Snooping

It's aimed at journalists discussing sensitive information.
WeWork Sues Ex-Employee for Disclosing Information to Reporters
WeWork

WeWork Sues Ex-Employee for Disclosing Information to Reporters

In a complaint filed late on Friday with the New York Supreme Court for Manhattan, WeWork accused Joanna Strange, who was fired June 10, of unlawful access to its computers and of stealing confidential and proprietary information.
Microsoft Wins Landmark Appeal Over Seizure of Foreign Emails
Microsoft

Microsoft Wins Landmark Appeal Over Seizure of Foreign Emails

A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. government cannot force Microsoft Corp. and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States.
U.S. Senator Probes Pokemon GO Maker Over Data Privacy Concerns
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U.S. Senator Probes Pokemon GO Maker Over Data Privacy Concerns

Senator Al Franken of Minnesota sent a letter to Niantic Chief Executive John Hanke asking what user data Pokemon GO collects, how the data is used and with what third party service providers that data may be shared.
Mark Zuckerberg Uses a Very Low-Tech Solution to Thwart Spies
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Uses a Very Low-Tech Solution to Thwart Spies

Celebrities -- they're just like us: the Facebook founder and CEO tapes his laptop webcam and microphone to avoid being spied on.
Uber Bummed: How Uber and Lyft Lost an Important Political Fight
Uber

Uber Bummed: How Uber and Lyft Lost an Important Political Fight

Uber's and Lyft's political loss on an important proposition in Austin provides marketers important insight on towing the line between personalization and invasion.
Peter Gasca
Mozilla Bid to Intervene in U.S. Child Porn Case Rejected
Mozilla

Mozilla Bid to Intervene in U.S. Child Porn Case Rejected

A judge rejected the Firefox maker's bid to intervene in a case against a school administrator charged in the investigation.
Microsoft Sues U.S. Government Over Data Requests
Microsoft

Microsoft Sues U.S. Government Over Data Requests

The lawsuit argues that the government is violating the U.S. Constitution by preventing Microsoft from notifying thousands of customers about government requests for their emails and other documents.
Uber Says It Gave U.S. Agencies Data on More Than 12 Million Users
Uber

Uber Says It Gave U.S. Agencies Data on More Than 12 Million Users

The privately held company, valued at more than $60 billion, said the agencies requested information on trips, trip requests, pickup and dropoff areas, fares, vehicles and drivers.
Microsoft Offers First Major Endorsement of New EU-U.S. Data Privacy Pact
Privacy Concerns

Microsoft Offers First Major Endorsement of New EU-U.S. Data Privacy Pact

The company's endorsement of the Privacy Shield comes amidst criticism of it by privacy groups for failing to address concerns about U.S. surveillance practices.
In the Aftermath of Apple vs. FBI, WhatsApp Strengthens Encryption
WhatsApp

In the Aftermath of Apple vs. FBI, WhatsApp Strengthens Encryption

As of Tuesday the entirety of WhatsApp messages will be supported by end-to-end encryption.
White House: Privacy Won't Disappear Just Because Government Unlocked iPhone
Privacy Concerns

White House: Privacy Won't Disappear Just Because Government Unlocked iPhone

'The reason they should be confident in that privacy is because there are laws on the books that are assiduously followed.'