Privacy Policies

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.'
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.
Technology

French Courts Force Google to Air Indiscretion on Homepage

Following a failed appeal, Google was ordered by French courts post a notice on its Google.fr homepage informing users that it would be paying a 150,000-euro fine over privacy violations.
Technology

Obama Changes Rules for NSA Data Collection

Today, the President announced a plan to overhaul the way the National Security Agency handles cell phone metadata, among other security policy changes.
Marketing

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.
Technology

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.
Technology

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.
Technology

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.
Technology

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.
Technology

What Every Online Business Needs to Know About the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

New changes to the law are scheduled to go into effect July 1st. Is your business ready?
Starting a Business

Customer Privacy Policy Essentials

What every online business should know about protecting customer information.
Technology

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.
Starting a Business

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.
Technology

Before You Download That App, What You Need to Know About Security and Privacy

Here are five tips for stopping cybercrooks and snoops from making off with your mobile data.
Technology

Why Google's Privacy Changes Are Good for Advertisers

If your small business advertises with the search giant, you may soon find that your placements are even more effective.