Posted December 12, 2012 Facebook’s most recent round of changes carry some good privacy tidings, including Privacy shortcuts from the main page drop-down menu, plus a new Request Removal tool for getting untagged (and telling the tagger why) in multiple photos. But it’s also a story of missed opportunities and privacy features being taken away. [...]
Posted August 1, 2012 A US court has decreed that sending texts using a seized iPhone while impersonating the phone’s owner doesn’t violate privacy rights. Read the full story.
Posted July 3, 2012 Police in LA are embracing “predictive policing” to identify crime hot spots based on past crimes and patterns. The technology seems to be working, but what does it mean for our civil liberties? Read.
Posted June 28, 2012 Most of us likely wouldn’t want Apple to store a copy of our DNA or our fingerprints, but that’s pretty much what it’s doing with another one of our biometric identifiers: namely, our voices. Read it.
Posted June 8, 2012 Interest in a free, encrypted web chat service called Cryptocat has spiked following the detainment and interrogation of its developer at the US border. Here’s the story on Naked Security.