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Articles About privacy
August 30, 2015
3 Sneaky Ways Employers Invade Your Privacy
Does your job feel like a prison? You're not alone -- in fact, employers are constantly pushing the limits and invading the privacy of their workers.
August 29, 2015
4 Ways Your Employer May Be Spying on You
Here are a few ways your boss could be watching you.
August 16, 2015
It’s Happening: Employers Are Literally Trying to Get in Your Head
Relish this time, because spacing out and daydreaming may be the next thing technology aims to stymie as employers and schools look to increase productivity.
August 05, 2015
How the New ‘Do Not Track’ Standard Isn’t Quite Enough
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and a coalition of tech companies have announced a new Do Not Track standard. But is it enough to protect you?
August 04, 2015
Windows 10 Privacy: The Issues You Need to Know About
Windows 10 has arrived, and with it, a few privacy issues that you should know about.
June 03, 2015
Why Health Care Faces the Most Costly Data Breaches
A growing number of sectors are seeing losses due to cyber attacks, and one important industry is now being hit the hardest.
May 15, 2015
Should America Be Worried About Police Drones?
Here's a closer look at the drone programs of three police departments and how lawmakers are trying to answer questions surrounding privacy and surveillance.
May 14, 2015
Your Browser History Just Went Up for Sale
AT&T is now offering a "premium" fiber Internet plan that provides the service, but also tracks your web history. With it, your privacy becomes a commodity.
May 04, 2015
How to Make Facebook Private
Here are several steps you can take to make your Facebook profile more private.
April 26, 2015
3 Things You Should Know About America’s Plans for National Security
Sen. Leahy's NSA reform bill is unpopular on the right -- but why?
April 23, 2015
Can Obama Balance Cyber Threats and Personal Privacy?
And what steps are being taken to mitigate them?
April 14, 2015
What is the Deep Web and How Does It Work?
The Deep Web is an expanse of websites untouchable by Google and other search engines. Here's how it works, and what the future might look like.
April 13, 2015
What the Germanwings Crash Tells Us About Medical Privacy
Medical information is often held in the highest terms of privacy. But when it puts other people at risk, there could be a case for mandatory disclosure.
April 08, 2015
Facebook Will Find You, Even If You Don’t Use It
Facebook has been found to be tracking everyone -- even non-users. What can be done to put a stop to it?
April 08, 2015
Are Americans Trying to Reinvent Privacy?
How have our views of privacy and surveillance changed?
March 31, 2015
Which Apps Expose Your Data to the NSA’s Spying?
Does the software on your smartphone enable the NSA and other intelligence agencies to access your data and communications?
March 30, 2015
Can RadioShack Sell Your Data in Bankruptcy Court?
As part of its bankruptcy proceedings, RadioShack is looking to sell the personal information of millions of customers. Here's why they probably can.
March 30, 2015
Why Wearable Tech Is Good for Your Health
The Internet of Things is created a more connected world. The health care industry has been slow to catch on, but companies like Philips are catching up.
March 28, 2015
3 Reasons Apple Is Pushing for NSA Spying Reforms
Here are the 3 main reasons why Apple has become an outspoken opponent of the U.S. government’s spying programs.
March 20, 2015
Do the Local Police Use This Tech to Violate Your Privacy?
Everything you need to know about how local and state police departments use cell site simulators to spy on citizens' cell phones.
March 20, 2015
Will Apple Sacrifice Privacy for Its TV Service?
Apple’s rumored television service might alienate some users if it shares viewing data with programmers.
March 18, 2015
There’s Something You Should Know If You Rent a Car From Hertz
Car rental company Hertz has recently decided to add an extra feature to its vehicles: interior cameras.
February 28, 2015
Apple’s Tim Cook on Privacy: ‘A Basic Human Right’
Privacy -- or the lack of it -- is one of the biggest hot-button issues in the tech industry today. Here's what Apple's Tim Cook recently had to say about it.
February 26, 2015
2 Flashpoints in Obama’s Relationship With Silicon Valley
Under Obama's watch, the government, a famously technology-averse institution, became tech-friendly.
February 26, 2015
All That Free Software You Use? Here’s How You’re Paying For It
As a society, we've grown accustomed to free tech, like Facebook, Instagram, Gmail, etc. None of it's free, however, as these companies have ways of turning a profit.
February 23, 2015
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Snowden’s Latest Release
Cyber security has been a major topic of concern within the government over the last year or so, but the latest release will bring privacy issues back to the top.
February 17, 2015
Welcome to the Orwellian Era, Brought to You by Samsung
Samsung issued a strange but alarming warning about its new SmartTV, leading to fears that a similar scenario to George Orwell's "1984" has finally materialized.
January 21, 2015
How Will Tech Companies Address Issues of Student Privacy?
Apple, Google, Microsoft, and other tech companies have pledged to protect student data privacy. But how will they act to keep students' information safe?
December 30, 2014
Facebook Lawsuit Shows How Outdated Our Privacy Laws Are
A lawsuit alleges that Facebook unlawfully intercepts messages to build user profiles for targeted advertising. But the laws governing our privacy are outdated.
December 06, 2014
New Senate Bill Aims to Block Mandatory Backdoors in Tech Products
A new bill introduced by U.S. Senator Ron Wyden this week aims to help protect Americans’ privacy and data security.
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