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Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

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Monday April 27, 2015 @04:21PM Texas Admonishes Judge For Posting Facebook Updates About Her Trials
Monday April 27, 2015 @11:44AM The Sun Newspaper Launches Anonymous Tor-Based WikiLeaks-Style SecureDrop
Monday April 27, 2015 @10:03AM Indian Telecom Authority Releases a Million Email IDs, Taken Down By Hackers
Thursday April 23, 2015 @06:20PM Good: Companies Care About Data Privacy Bad: No Idea How To Protect It
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:21AM New Privacy Concerns About US Program That Can Track Snail Mail
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:00AM Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @12:43PM McConnell Introduces Bill To Extend NSA Surveillance
Saturday April 18, 2015 @03:39PM The Upsides of a Surveillance Society
Saturday April 18, 2015 @02:33AM Twitter Moves Non-US Accounts To Ireland, and Away From the NSA
Thursday April 16, 2015 @10:46PM Wikileaks Publishes Hacked Sony Emails, Documents
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @01:30PM Kludgey Electronic Health Records Are Becoming Fodder For Malpractice Suits
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @12:53PM In New Zealand, a Legal Battle Looms Over Streaming TV
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:40AM Bolivia Demands Assange Apologize For Deliberately False Leaks To the US
Sunday April 12, 2015 @02:26PM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:43AM French Intelligence Bill: 5 Web Hosting Providers Threaten To Leave the Country
Thursday April 09, 2015 @06:26PM Has Google Indexed Your Backup Drive?
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @05:46PM US Started Keeping Secret Records of International Telephone Calls In 1992
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:26PM Phone App That Watches Your Driving Habits Leads To Privacy Concerns
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:23PM AT&T Call Centers Sold Mobile Customer Information To Criminals
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @12:53PM Greenwald Criticizes Universities' Funding-Driven Collaboration With NSA
Monday April 06, 2015 @03:35PM Court Mulls Revealing Secret Government Plan To Cut Cell Phone Service
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:47PM Popular Android Package Uses Just XOR -- and That's Not the Worst Part
Sunday April 05, 2015 @01:34AM How To Make a Bitcoin Address With a TI-89 Calculator
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:58AM After Anti-Donation Executive Order, Bitcoin Donations For Snowden Jump
Wednesday April 01, 2015 @06:21PM Verizon Subscribers Can Now Opt Out of "Supercookies"
Monday March 30, 2015 @04:17PM Oops: World Leaders' Personal Data Mistakenly Released By Autofill Error
Monday March 30, 2015 @11:20AM Europol Chief Warns About Computer Encryption
Sunday March 29, 2015 @02:33PM NSA: We Mulled Ending Phone Program Before Edward Snowden Leaks
Thursday March 26, 2015 @05:54PM Australia Passes Mandatory Data Retention Law
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @03:17PM RadioShack Puts Customer Data Up For Sale In Bankruptcy Auction
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Leaked Snowden Docs Show Canada's "False Flag" Operations
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:00AM Stallman joins Internet, talks net neutrality, patents and more
Sunday March 22, 2015 @01:53PM UK Government Admits Intelligence Services Allowed To Break Into Any System
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:40AM Islamic State Doxes US Soldiers, Airmen, Calls On Supporters To Kill Them
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:19AM Taxi Apps Accused of Facilitating Sexual Harassment In Brazil
Saturday March 21, 2015 @01:51PM A Sucker Is Optimized Every Minute
Friday March 20, 2015 @09:30AM Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments At US Customs
Friday March 20, 2015 @07:05AM NZ Customs Wants Power To Require Passwords
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:05PM Target To Pay $10 Million In Proposed Settlement For 2013 Data Breach
Thursday March 19, 2015 @06:22PM Google: Our New System For Recognizing Faces Is the Best
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:21AM UK's GCHQ Admits To Using Vulnerabilities To Hack Target Systems
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:43PM ICE Tells Reporter Its Secretive Drone Program Isn't Newsworthy
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:35PM "Hello Barbie" Listens To Children Via Cloud
Monday March 16, 2015 @11:24AM Hertz Puts Cameras In Its Rental Cars, Says It Has No Plans To Use Them
Sunday March 15, 2015 @01:32AM Uber Sued Over Driver Data Breach, Adding To Legal Woes
Friday March 13, 2015 @08:30PM Mass Surveillance: Can We Blame It All On the Government?
Thursday March 12, 2015 @10:14PM LAPD Police Claim Helicopters Stop Crimes Before They Happen
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:21AM Court overturns Dutch data retention law, privacy more important
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @10:55PM Court Overturns Dutch Data Retention Law, Privacy More Important
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @08:25AM Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ
Monday March 09, 2015 @03:10PM Scotland Yard Chief: Put CCTV In Every Home To Help Solve Crimes
Monday March 09, 2015 @09:50AM Book Review: Data and Goliath
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:10AM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Saturday March 07, 2015 @04:38PM Fujitsu Tech Can Track Heavily Blurred People In Security Videos
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:36PM GSM/GPS Tracking Device Found On Activist's Car At Circumvention Tech Festival
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:25AM Anthem Blocking Federal Auditor From Doing Vulnerability Scans
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:10PM Quebecker Faces Jail For Not Giving Up Phone Password To Canadian Officials
Thursday March 05, 2015 @11:04AM Schneier: Either Everyone Is Cyber-secure Or No One Is
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @01:50PM New Zealand Spied On Nearly Two Dozen Pacific Countries
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @12:33PM Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection
Monday March 02, 2015 @06:50PM Secret Memo Slams Canadian Police On Inaccurate ISP Request Records
Monday March 02, 2015 @03:21PM Blackphone 2 Caters To the Enterprise, the Security-Minded and the Paranoid
Monday March 02, 2015 @01:10PM Feds Admit Stingray Can Disrupt Bystanders' Communications
Monday March 02, 2015 @12:19AM AVG Announces Invisibility Glasses
Sunday March 01, 2015 @06:53PM How Do You Handle the Discovery of a Web Site Disclosing Private Data?
Saturday February 28, 2015 @10:21AM Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft
Saturday February 28, 2015 @12:53AM Twitter Adds "Report Dox" Option
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @01:52PM Facebook AI Director Discusses Deep Learning, Hype, and the Singularity
Monday February 23, 2015 @04:24PM Looking Up Symptoms Online? These Companies Are Tracking You
Monday February 23, 2015 @02:47PM Lenovo Hit With Lawsuit Over Superfish Adware
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:17AM NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack
Monday February 23, 2015 @02:11AM In Florida, Secrecy Around Stingray Leads To Plea Bargain For a Robber
Saturday February 21, 2015 @04:15PM Chicago's Red Light Cameras Now a Point of Contention for Mayoral Candidates
Saturday February 21, 2015 @11:47AM Ask Slashdot: How Can Technology Improve the Judicial System?
Friday February 20, 2015 @08:26AM Gadgets That Spy On Us: Way More Than TVs
Thursday February 19, 2015 @08:17PM Scotland's Police Lose Data Because of Programmer's Error
Thursday February 19, 2015 @07:54PM When It Comes To Spy Gear, Many Police Ignore Public Records Laws
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:33PM The Disastrous Privacy Consequences of Canada's Anti-Terrorism Bill
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @09:20PM Samsung Smart TVs Don't Encrypt the Voice Data They Collect
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @07:31PM Google: FBI's Plan To Expand Hacking Power a "Monumental" Constitutional Threat
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @07:17PM AT&T To Match Google Fiber In Kansas City, Charge More If You Want Privacy
Friday February 13, 2015 @10:09PM Notorious 8chan Board Has History Wiped After Federal Judge's Doxing
Thursday February 12, 2015 @06:27PM FBI Can't Find Its Drone Privacy Reports
Thursday February 12, 2015 @10:03AM Ask Slashdot: Affordable Large HD/UHD/4K "Stupid" Screens?
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:34AM NoFlyZone.org Aims To Keep the Airspace Above Your Home Drone-Free
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @06:45PM Russia Seeking To Ban Tor, VPNs and Other Anonymizing Tools
Monday February 09, 2015 @04:42PM The Technologies That Betrayed Silk Road's Anonymity
Monday February 09, 2015 @03:00PM DEA Hands MuckRock a $1.4 Million Estimate For Responsive Documents
Monday February 09, 2015 @01:13PM Samsung SmartTV Customers Warned Personal Conversations May Be Recorded
Saturday February 07, 2015 @10:28AM Facebook Will Soon Be Able To ID You In Any Photo
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:35PM Ask Slashdot: With Whom Do You Entrust Your Long Term Data?
Thursday February 05, 2015 @12:09PM Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:29AM US Health Insurer Anthem Suffers Massive Data Breach
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @03:59PM New Chinese Regulations Require Real Name On Internet
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @12:26PM Executive Director Andrew Lewman Answers Your Questions About Tor and Privacy
Sunday February 01, 2015 @05:17PM DEA Planned To Monitor Cars Parked At Gun Shows Using License Plate Readers
Friday January 30, 2015 @09:30AM Anonymous No More: Your Coding Style Can Give You Away
Thursday January 29, 2015 @06:41PM FSF-Endorsed Libreboot X200 Laptop Comes With Intel's AMT Removed
Thursday January 29, 2015 @06:12PM 'Anonymized' Credit Card Data Not So Anonymous, MIT Study Shows
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @10:10PM Snowden Documents: CSE Tracks Millions of Downloads Daily
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @09:39AM Researchers Tie Regin Malware To NSA, Five Eyes Intel Agencies
Monday January 26, 2015 @08:59AM Omand Warns of "Ethically Worse" Spying If Unbreakable Encryption Is Allowed
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:28AM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Sunday January 25, 2015 @07:35PM Ed Felten: California Must Lead On Cybersecurity
Saturday January 24, 2015 @01:25AM China Cuts Off Some VPNs
Thursday January 22, 2015 @10:02PM Apple Agrees To Chinese Security Audits of Its Products
Thursday January 22, 2015 @07:33PM Dish Network Violated Do-Not-Call 57 Million Times
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @09:54PM Calls For European ISPs To Filter Content Could Be Illegal
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @01:46PM Police Nation-Wide Use Wall-Penetrating Radars To Peer Into Homes
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:57AM Being Pestered By Drones? Buy a Drone-Hunting Drone
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:57AM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Saturday January 17, 2015 @05:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Friday January 16, 2015 @11:06PM Micromax Remotely Installing Unwanted Apps and Showing Ads
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:42PM Spanish Judge Cites Use of Secure Email As a Potential Terrorist Indicator
Thursday January 15, 2015 @04:05PM Ad Company Using Verizon Tracking Header To Recreate Deleted Cookies
Thursday January 15, 2015 @03:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @10:14PM Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How To Avoid the NSA
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:59PM FBI Access To NSA Surveillance Data Expands In Recent Years
Monday January 12, 2015 @10:18AM 'Silk Road Reloaded' Launches On a Network More Secret Than Tor
Sunday January 11, 2015 @11:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Friday January 09, 2015 @01:48PM Glitch In OS X Search Can Expose Private Details of Apple Mail Users
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:41AM Netflix Denies There Was a Policy Change With VPNs
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:20AM EFF: Apple's Dev Agreement Means No EFF Mobile App For iOS
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:02AM HTTP/2 - the IETF Is Phoning It In
Thursday January 08, 2015 @08:41PM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @01:16PM CES 2015: FTC Head Warns About Data Grabbed By Smart Gadgets
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @01:35PM FBI Says Search Warrants Not Needed To Use "Stingrays" In Public Places
Friday January 02, 2015 @01:19PM New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
Friday January 02, 2015 @01:01PM Unofficial WhatsApp Library Gets End To End Encryption Before Official Clients
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:27PM When FISA Court Rejects a Surveillance Request, the FBI Issues a NSL Instead
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @04:40PM WikiLeaks Claims Employee's Google Mail, Metadata Seized By US Government
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @04:24PM Slashdot Asks: The Beanies Return; Who Deserves Recognition for 2014?
Monday December 29, 2014 @05:21PM The NSA Uses the Same Chat Protocol As Hackers
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:59PM 2015 Could Be the Year of the Hospital Hack
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:49PM Kim Dotcom's Mega Again Announces Encrypted Browser-Based Chat Service
Sunday December 28, 2014 @08:36PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Sunday December 28, 2014 @10:49AM Finn Linked To Lizard Squad Christmas Attack
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:04PM Federal Judge: Facebook Must Face Suit For Scanning Messages
Thursday December 25, 2014 @12:39PM Boeing and BlackBerry Making a Self-Destructing Phone
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:49AM How Target's Mobile App Uses Location Tech To Track You
Monday December 22, 2014 @10:02AM Tor Warns of Possible Disruption of Network Through Server Seizures
Saturday December 20, 2014 @01:35AM Tor Network May Be Attacked, Says Project Leader
Thursday December 18, 2014 @09:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:54AM RFID-Blocking Blazer and Jeans Could Stop Wireless Identity Theft
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @01:11PM Microsoft Gets Industry Support Against US Search Of Data In Ireland
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:22AM Federal Court Nixes Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance
Monday December 15, 2014 @11:08AM Govt Docs Reveal Canadian Telcos Promise Surveillance Ready Networks
Monday December 15, 2014 @08:43AM Eric Schmidt: To Avoid NSA Spying, Keep Your Data In Google's Services
Sunday December 14, 2014 @03:43PM How Identifiable Are You On the Web?
Saturday December 13, 2014 @12:04AM Hollywood's Secret War With Google
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:33PM Bank Security Software EULA Allows Spying On Users
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:22PM How Your In-Store Shopping Affects the Ads You See On Facebook
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:28PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @01:42PM Canadian Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Warrantless Cellphone Searches
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @09:47AM AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads
Monday December 08, 2014 @04:27PM The Rise of the Global Surveillance Profiteers
Monday December 08, 2014 @04:16PM FISA Court Extends Section 215 Bulk Surveillance For 90 Days
Sunday December 07, 2014 @10:16AM Canadian Agency Drops Cases Rather Than Deal With New Requirements For ISP Info
Friday December 05, 2014 @10:21PM GCHQ Does Not Breach Human Rights, Judges Rule
Thursday December 04, 2014 @07:49PM FTC: Online Billing Service Deceptively Collected Medical Records
Thursday December 04, 2014 @02:23PM How the NSA Is Spying On Everyone: More Revelations
Thursday December 04, 2014 @11:13AM The Cost of the "S" In HTTPS
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:40AM BlackBerry Clears Hurdle For Voice Crypto Acquisition
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @01:35PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Sunday November 30, 2014 @11:54PM Probe Into NSA Activity Reveals Germany Spying On Germans
Thursday November 27, 2014 @10:51AM Uber's Android App Caught Reporting Data Back Without Permission
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @05:21PM Bitcoin Is Not Anonymous After All
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @01:57PM Clarificiation on the IP Address Security in Dropbox Case
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @02:09PM Revisiting Open Source Social Networking Alternatives
Monday November 24, 2014 @04:01PM DHS Set To Destroy "Einstein" Surveillance Records
Monday November 24, 2014 @01:29PM Married Woman Claims Facebook Info Sharing Created Dating Profile For Her
Sunday November 23, 2014 @02:08AM Judge Unseals 500+ Stingray Records
Friday November 21, 2014 @01:10AM Amnesty International Releases Tool To Combat Government Spyware
Thursday November 20, 2014 @08:16PM Greenwald Advises Market-Based Solution To Mass Surveillance
Thursday November 20, 2014 @10:21AM WhatsApp To Offer End-to-End Encryption
Monday November 17, 2014 @03:42PM Tor Eyes Crowdfunding Campaign To Upgrade Its Hidden Services
Saturday November 15, 2014 @06:31PM AT&T Stops Using 'Super Cookies' To Track Cellphone Data
Friday November 14, 2014 @03:10PM Mozilla Updates Firefox With Forget Button, DuckDuckGo Search, and Ads
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:51PM 81% of Tor Users Can Be De-anonymized By Analysing Router Information
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:56PM Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes
Thursday November 13, 2014 @09:57AM Carmakers Promise Not To Abuse Drivers' Privacy
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @11:41PM Senate May Vote On NSA Reform As Soon As Next Week
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @08:30PM European Parliament Considers Sharing Passenger Information By Default
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @02:06PM Hacker Builds a Dark Net Version of the FBI Tip Form
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @02:01PM How Baidu Tracked the Largest Seasonal Migration of People On Earth
Monday November 10, 2014 @08:12PM Canadian Police Recommend Ending Anonymity On the Internet
Monday November 10, 2014 @10:11AM Interviews: Ask Executive Director Andrew Lewman About Tor and Privacy
Sunday November 09, 2014 @03:13PM Berlin's Digital Exiles: Where Tech Activists Go To Escape the NSA
Sunday November 09, 2014 @10:16AM Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure
Sunday November 09, 2014 @09:07AM Judge Says Public Has a Right To Know About FBI's Facial Recognition Database
Friday November 07, 2014 @10:42PM Dealer-Installed GPS Tracker Leads To Kidnapper's Arrest in Maryland
Friday November 07, 2014 @07:47PM More Tor .Onion Sites May Get Digital Certificates Soon
Friday November 07, 2014 @12:24AM British Spies Are Free To Target Lawyers and Journalists
Thursday November 06, 2014 @06:56PM EFF Hints At Lawsuit Against Verizon For Its Stealth Cookies
Thursday November 06, 2014 @12:35AM Terrorists Used False DMCA Claims To Get Personal Data of Anti-Islamic Youtuber
Monday November 03, 2014 @01:20PM Adobe's Digital Editions Collecting Less Data, Says EFF

At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.

 



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