1. 100th Monkey

    New FBI facial recognition plan

    "A NEW facial recognition program being introduced by the FBI could represent a huge improvement in identifying criminals, but privacy advocates say the $US1 billion ($A962.88 million) scheme could also constitute a massive privacy breach. The simmering controversy boiled up this week in the...
  2. 100th Monkey

    RFID-Rebellion Erupts over Texas school's student chipping plan.....

    A rebellion is developing in Texas against a plan by a school district in San Antonio that would monitor the exact location and activities of all students at all times through RFID chips they are being ordered to wear. Katie Deolloz, a member of Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion...
  3. 100th Monkey

    Cybercrime Bill passes Senate...Sad day for Australia!

    New Cybercrime laws have passed the parliament, allowing the government unprecedented access to our information. What do the changes mean for you? Phone carriers will soon have to store text messages, emails and other data to help police fight cybercrime. Government legislation that will allow...
  4. White Rabbit

    How to delete your Google browsing history in three simple steps . . . before it's too late to hide your secrets

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  5. 100th Monkey

    Mark Zuckerberg gets hot under the collar over your privacy issues and sweats

    "Zuckerberg rambles on during video excerpts from the interview, watch the young CEO collapse under intense questioning and sweat over your privacy issues?"
  6. Truth Vibrations

    Privacy breach confirmed in DND medical files

    Wayne Finn, who served in the navy, received his medical files after his release and found they contained health records from other members of the military. An official with the federal Privacy Commissioner's Office has confirmed there was an inadvertent privacy breach in the medical files of...
  7. Unhypnotized

    Well, These New Zuckerberg IMs Won’t Help Facebook’s Privacy Problems

    Business Insider Thursday, May 13, 2010 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his company are suddenly facing a big new round of scrutiny and criticism about their cavalier attitude toward user privacy. An early instant messenger exchange Mark had with a college friend won’t help put these...
  8. Unhypnotized

    The latest Facebook fracas: Your privacy vs. its profit

    Washington Post April 3, 2010 The signs of a new season surround us: Flowers are blooming, trees are budding, and another Facebook privacy fracas is brewing. The last event kicked off a week ago, when the popular social network posted a note on its blog about “working with some partner Web...