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Woodrow Hartzog is an Assistant Professor at the Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. He is also an Affiliate Scholar at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. His...
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WASHINGTON — When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Gmail and other online accounts? A group of influential lawyers says yes, unless you specify otherwise in a will. The...
2014/07/21 12:45
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From CBC: '8 Facebook Privacy Flaps' An Indian man opens a Facebook page on his mobile phone in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, May 17, 2012. The company's shares are expected to begin trading on the...
2014/07/20 19:47
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WASHINGTON - When it comes to same-sex marriage, last year's Supreme Court ruling that the federal government must recognize legally married gay and lesbian couples has led to a string of lower court...
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Campaigners in the US are demanding that families be given the right to access the email and social media accounts of their loved ones when they die. Under reforms proposed by the not-for-profit...
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Beginning this fall, when Facebook users watch a TV show on a cellphone or tablet, Facebook will probably know about it. The social network will scan its databases and send the age and gender of the...
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A group of influential lawyers says yes, unless you specify otherwise in a will. The Uniform Law Commission was expected today to endorse a plan to automatically give loved ones access to all digital...
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In an ever more connected age, one could not be faulted for thinking that one of the last bastions of privacy would be in their television viewing. The announcement today of a new partnership between...
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Nearly one-third of the world's computers could be infected with malware, suggests a report released last week by the Anti-Phishing Working Group. Malicious apps invaded 32.77 percent of the world's...
2014/07/14 07:42
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By now you’ve heard the news that Facebook recently conducted an “emotional experiment” whereby they manipulated the news feeds of users, nearly 700,000 of them. Conducted in 2012, the experiment or...
2014/07/10 18:13
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An unmanned, blimp-based surveillance system intended to float above the National Capital Region may remain grounded by budget cuts, according to a privacy advocacy group that has been petitioning the...
2014/07/10 06:30
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A U.S. senator has asked the Federal Trade Commission to scrutinize the use of big data by Facebook and other Internet companies, following a controversy over a Facebook experiment on some of its...
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What's This?Virginia Senator Mark Warner (D) campaigns in Richmond, Va., on May 29, 2014. Image: Steve Helber/Associated Press Virginia Sen. Mark Warner isn't letting Facebook off the hook for...
2014/07/09 18:28
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RELATED Typed passwords are not enough Navy Yard shooting adds urgency �If you go back to where we used to be, pre-9/11 � the immigration process, naturalization process, you used to see lines...
2014/07/09 18:05
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Nearly one-third of the world's computers could be infected with malware, suggests a report released last week by the Anti-Phishing Working Group. Malicious apps invaded 32.77 percent of the world's...
2014/07/09 01:02
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The Facebook data scientist who served as lead author in a controversial study that set out to manipulate the emotional states of 689,003 Facebook users, sparking outrage and a federal complaint last...
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Facebook Mood Experiment Draws FTC Complaint (Information Week) — The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against Facebook alleging that...
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Facebook deceives its users by manipulating feeds, FTC told A leading privacy group has filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission over a 2012 study in which Facebook manipulated the...
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The scientific journal that published a controversial Facebook experiment on mood manipulation said Thursday it was concerned that the company did not follow scientific ethics and principles of...
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The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed formal legal documents with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), alleging that Facebook engaged in deceptive trade practices and violated a 2012...
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