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Belgium Tells Facebook: Quit Tracking Us...Or Pay Up
Court gives tech giant 48 hours to stop using data-sweeping cookies to store data of visitors who are not members of social network
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'No Winners' as Global Tech Giants Receive Failing Grades on User Privacy and Protections
'In sum, users are left in the dark about many company practices that affect freedom of expression and privacy.'
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Groups Ask Top US Spy: Just How Many Americans Swept Up in NSA Dragnet?
"It does not serve Americans' privacy to keep them in the dark about how often the NSA scoops up their phone calls and e-mails," says Brennan Center for Justice
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Censorship on Rise as Global Internet Freedom Continues Downward Spiral
Well over half of all internet users live in countries where criticism of the government, military, or ruling family has been subject to censorship online
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Taxman and the Stingray: Revelations Show IRS Using Troubling Spy Gear
'If the IRS is using it, it shows just how far these devices have spread,' says ACLU
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Tech Giants Drop CISA Support as Controversial Spy Bill Heads for Vote
Following grassroots campaigns, Google, Apple, and other companies come out against government surveillance legislation
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Snowden and Allies Issue Warnings as Australia Unleashes Mass Spying
"Go dark against data retention," consumer advocates tell users in new campaign against invasive surveillance laws
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With New Privacy Bill, California Delivers 'Landmark Win for Digital Privacy'
California now has the most comprehensive tech privacy bill in the nation and should be model for other states, say advocates
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No Safe Harbor: How NSA Spying Undermined US Tech and Europeans' Privacy
The spread of knowledge about the NSA's surveillance programs has shaken the trust of customers in U.S. Internet companies like Facebook, Google, and Apple: especially non-U.S. customers who have discovered how weak the legal protections over their data is under U.S. law. It should come as no...
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Tech CEOs Branded Privacy Traitors For Their Quiet Push to Pass CISA
'Internet users are fed up, companies that abandon their commitment to user privacy and security should expect the Internet to abandon them.'
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