1986 Privacy Law Creates Snag

Law enforcement agencies don’t flip through old yearbooks when they want information on a suspect anymore—they turn to Facebook and Twitter.


FTC Proposes New Online Privacy Restrictions

One of the major points of contention among advertisers, marketers, and retailers, is what the FTC exactly has in mind for the mechanism.


Coaches’ Lips Sealed With ‘Boomguard’

Inventor Ramone Ward remembers the autumn Sunday in 2005 when it came to him: for all those NFL coaches holding laminated play cards over their mouths and running from cameras to protect their secrets, there had to be a better way.

Poll: Web Privacy?



The Web’s New Gold Mine: Your Secrets

The file consists of a single code— 4c812db292272995e5416a323e79bd37—that secretly identifies her as a 26-year-old female in Nashville, Tenn.


Find Out How Much Money Your State Makes from Selling Your Data

Al’s Morning Meeting has an interesting story about how your state could be selling your name and other information right now, and hauling in a lot of money as a result.


New Web Privacy Rules May Cost e-Bizs

Few people are aware of just how much personal information is collected from their daily web activity except for the online businesses that depend on that data, but Congress, however, may soon be stepping in to change that.

Your Life, According To Google

Google’s latest project is called Web History, and it offers registered Google Account users a chance to peruse not just their account history with Google, but one’s surfing history.