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2014/04/20 03:47
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White House updating online privacy policyPosted: Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:44 PM EDTUpdated: Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:44 PM EDT A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday...
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2014/04/13 06:30
2014/04/13 06:30
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SAN FRANCISCO — At the 500 Club bar in the heart of the Mission district here, patrons are banned from wearing Google Glass. Two miles up the hill at the hospital at the University of California, San...
2014/04/13 05:19
2014/04/13 05:19
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Google, once disdainful of lobbying, now a master of Washington influence Google's Eric Schmidt is no stranger to D.C. He has spent lots of time at the White House and on Capitol Hill lobbying on...
2014/04/12 14:26
2014/04/12 14:26
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It’s comforting to know that someone is preparing for Internet Armageddon, given the events of recent years. In 2011, when Hosni Mubarak, then the President of Egypt, instituted a country-wide...
2014/04/11 17:05
2014/04/11 17:05
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Up to now, Google's smart eyeware, Glass, largely has been considered a diversion for gadget lovers, but the company on Tuesday announced a new program to encourage its use in the workplace. "Today,...
2014/04/11 16:34
2014/04/11 16:34
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Federal Trade Commission clears Facebook’s WhatsApp deal, but demands privacy obligationsSocialby CBR Staff Writer| 11 April 2014American consumer protection agency tells WhatsApp to stick to its...
2014/04/11 09:27
2014/04/11 09:27
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... transcript A new threat to passwords and everything they protect. Heartbleed is a flaw in openSSL, the open-source encryption standard. That is what gives users a secure line to send...
2014/04/09 02:38
2014/04/09 02:38
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Federal Trade Commission officials spent the day touting a new settlement with Facebook, with FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz saying the company now will be "obligated" to keep its privacy promises. But...
2014/04/08 11:27
2014/04/08 11:27
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Aiming at this market, Google is announcing on Tuesday a Glass for Work program to provide additional tools for business users, like tech support, and to explore how to sell Glass to more of them. It...
2014/04/08 06:34
2014/04/08 06:34
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Facebook is proposing to end its practice of letting users vote on changes to its privacy policies. A poll has revealed that many Americans are wary of internet companies. Photo: AP San Francisco -...
2014/04/06 23:45
2014/04/06 23:45
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Updated: 7:26 PMColby College panel debates privacy, security before Brody Award ceremony Longtime judge D. Brock Hornby was honored at the Waterville event. WATERVILLE — The complexities of...
2014/04/06 19:02
2014/04/06 19:02
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Every day, thousands of Orange County students log in to their school-assigned Google accounts to work on lessons and send emails to teachers and classmates. What many parents and teachers don’t know...
2014/04/06 00:19
2014/04/06 00:19
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The official calendar for Joshua Wright, a commissioner with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, shows he has had many meetings with technology company lobbyists, but none with consumer advocates, even...
2014/04/02 18:50
2014/04/02 18:50
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Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: March 31 The Miami Herald on testing Venezuela's sincerity: The Vatican's conditional interest in mediating the...
2014/04/02 14:59
2014/04/02 14:59
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According to a 2013 study by the Domestic Violence Resource Centre of Victoria, more than 96 percent of domestic violence workers said perpetrators used mobile technologies to stalk women, including...
2014/04/01 18:58
2014/04/01 18:58
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Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: April 1 The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C., on curbing NSA overreach: The White House and a bipartisan Congress finally appear to moving in the...
2014/04/01 11:31
2014/04/01 11:31
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Warrantless tracking by police using a person's cell phone or other personal device is being banned by a growing number of states in the latest legislative battle against government snooping. Thank...
2014/03/31 15:28
2014/03/31 15:28
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The futility of blocking the Internet doesn’t stop governments from trying. Even the United States is not immune from the temptation to just shut the whole thing off. In 2010, Senator Joseph Lieberman...
2014/03/31 11:22
2014/03/31 11:22
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Documents obtained by the Associated Press through Freedom of Information Act requests filed with... Black columns run vertically down 700 pages, devoid of any information about the federal workers...
2014/03/28 14:29
2014/03/28 14:29
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President Barack Obama's plan to stop the National Security Agency's bulk collection and storage of telephone records is a good first step that needs to go much further to protect Americans' privacy...
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