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1 hr ago | Asia News Network
For Jang Mi-na, a 21-year-old college student in Seoul, Facebook used to be an integral part of her life: She used it to record her daily experiences, communicate with her friends and acquaintances, and stay informed about what they were up to.
5 hrs ago | CBS Local
A Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership was deemed to be constitutional Friday by a federal appeals court, which said it legitimately regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment free speech rights.
7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police in April to release cellphone information of about 40,000 to 50,000 customers as part of an investigation.
8 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A few weeks ago, I wrote a long post on a very interesting case , now pending before Chief Judge Preska in the Southern District of New York, on what privacy protection extends to e-mails stored by a U.S. provider on a server outside the U.S. The government has since filed its brief and Microsoft has filed its reply brief .
11 hrs ago | Reuters
The European Union's top court ruled in May that search engines must take down certain results shown under a search of a person's name if the information was "inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant".
15 hrs ago | Medical News
ESMO concerned that the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation could make cancer research impossible and add a significant burden to cancer patients The European Society for Medical Oncology , the leading pan-European association representing medical oncology professionals, has expressed concern that the proposed EU General Data Protection ... (more)
19 hrs ago | CIO
A method for tracking users across the Internet called "canvas fingerprinting" is simple to stop, but average Internet users may not know how to do it.
Goldman Sachs is spearheading an effort among Wall Street's leading banks to develop a chat tool called "Babble" that could replace the instant messaging service on Bloomberg LP's ubiquitous terminals.
This article is by Megan Meagher, director of Red Peak Youth , a branding and design agency that connects brands with the Millennial mindset.
The Federal Aviation Administration is tasked with coming up with regulations for the use of commercial and personal drones in the U.S. and while its deadlines loom, a new report suggests that President Obama will issue an executive order in the meantime in order to develop privacy guidelines for commercial drones operating in the U.S. The order is ... (more)
The decisions drew a rebuke from the chief justice, who argued people's privacy rights were violated in each instance.
In the name of patient privacy, a security guard at a hospital in Springfield, Mo., threatened a mother with jail for trying to take a photograph of her own son.
A 1996 law known as HIPAA has been cited to scold a mom taking a picture of her son in a hospital, to keep information away from police investigating a possible rape at a nursing home, and to threaten VA whistleblowers.
A Missouri mother recently posted this video on YouTube of what she claims to be an encounter with hospital security after taking a picture of her son during an audiology test.
The consumer privacy class action lawsuit, filed Wednesday by Collin Green, a citizen of the state of Louisiana, alleged that the security breach was the result of eBay's inadequate security in regard to protecting identity information of its millions of customers.
From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability.
Members of the tech industry and estate lawyers are pushing Congress to tweak an email privacy law to ensure that digital accounts don't die when their users do.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:25 pm
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