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Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Verizon Plans To Put Location-Tracking Warning Sticker on Phones   —  Verizon tells Congress that it plans to put warning labels on phones (illustration from Verizon letter to Markey and Barton)  —  Though Apple and Google have become the whipping boys for location privacy …
Apr 29, 2011, 1:55 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So-Private Parts:
Google Privacy Lawyer's Fascinating (and Unofficial) Thoughts on the “Right to be Forgotten”   —  Here, in the U.S., many of us have accepted that “the Web means the end of forgetting.”  But Europeans are resisting this digital development, and talking of passing a privacy directive …
Mar 9, 2011, 5:25 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Case Settled: Union Employees, You Can Badmouth Your Boss on Facebook   —  Ambulance company worker wins right to bash her boss  —  Last November, Dawnmarie Souza got the country talking about the right to complain about your job on Facebook.  The American Medical Response of Connecticut employee …
Feb 8, 2011, 12:40 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Spokeo Draws Ire (and FTC Complaints) from Privacy Advocates for its Zombie Profiles   —  A phonebook for stalkers?  —  I assume you've heard of Spokeo, or “Spookeo,” depending on how you feel about a site that offers up profiles of people including their names, addresses, family members …
Jan 13, 2011, 8:21 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
How the C.I.A. Perfects its Social Media Monitoring Technologies   —  It's not a secret to most Netizens that they're being watched on the Internet.  And not just by advertisers.  Law enforcement hasn't exactly been secretive about the open source data-mining being done online.
Nov 24, 2010, 2:00 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
The FTC Forgives Google's WiFi Sniffing   —  No harm, no foul, Google.  David Vladeck, director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection, sent the company a letter today announcing the end of its inquiry into the collection of WiFi “payload data” by Google's Street View cars.
Oct 27, 2010, 12:20 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Did the Wall Street Journal Overreact to Facebook Privacy ‘Breach’?   —  The WSJ's ‘What They Know’ series, while informative, has an overly alarming tone  —  The Wall Street Journal has been running an interesting series on online privacy, called “What They Know,” about the information advertisers …
Oct 18, 2010, 1:35 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Either Mark Zuckerberg got a whole lot less private or Facebook's CEO doesn't understand the company's new privacy settings.  —  When Facebook's new privacy settings were rolled out yesterday, many privacy gurus complained that the default setting was for “Everyone” to have access to your Facebook profile …
Dec 11, 2009, 4:40 AMIn context

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