Facebook is attempting to discourage organizations from forcing interviewees to share their passwords by changing policies and threatening legal actions.

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The White House has drafted a set of guidelines for good practices by companies regarding consumer’s privacy. The Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World document lays down several points that need to be maintained by companies for customer satisfaction. Read on to find out more!

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Last month, the United States Supreme Court had ordered FBI to turn off all GPS devices that was placed without a warrant. In accordance with that ruling, FBI has disabled around 3000 GPS devices across United States, reports Wall Street Journal.

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YouTube is now providing users with an option to clear viewing and search history of videos in their new interface.

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There has been a lot of hoopla about Google breaching privacy and circumnavigating settings in Safari. They have definitely been circumspect at what they are doing but a new report from Microsoft which says that Google did similar things with IE9 as well. Well, here’s the catch, there is nothing illegal Google did and Microsoft just let Facebook off the hook with it.

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Several popular mobile social networking apps have been found uploading users phonebook without intimation or permission.

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Google Demographics Guess

Google guesses Age and Gender based on websites you visit in the Google Ad Preferences Manager. Check your age and gender as Google as guessed it.

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While some users like to see personalized ads, others do not want any of their data to be used to serve ads. This can create a tricky situation and “Do not track” is the way to go.

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U.S Congressman writes an open letter to Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, concerning privacy issues with the new Kindle Fire Silk browser.

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Facebook has released a number of sweeping privacy and sharing changes today. They effect tagging, sharing, and user privacy. This is the largest privacy update Facebook has ever done, and it is full of really good changes.

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Google+ has a nice thing going on. People love the concept of circles. They appreciate huddles and are intrigued by how simple, yet how elegant the entire Google+ system is. Fresh out of the incubator and that too half-baked, Google plus needs some more polishing before it can go mainstream.

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Nissan LEAF In-Car Computer Leaks Location Information

Privacy concerns around Nissan’s new LEAF CARWINGS system, sending out GPS co-ordinates and location information while driving without owner’s permission.

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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder, wants kids under 13 years of age to be allowed to use social networking sites. Though there are millions of kids already using Facebook who are under 13, Zuckerberg wants to make it legal as Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) restricts websites from collecting personal information of children under the age of 13.

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The National Security Agency is allegedly building a supercomputer whose speed can be measured in exaFLOPS. This supercomputer will cost about $895.6 million and will be an asset to the NSA’s cryptology department. The NSA supercomputer is to be built by 2015

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The internet has always been obsessed about itself. Its narcissistic tendencies have been the driving factor in the making of data visualization about its own technologies, semantic web technology and other endless lists full of the emerging science of the hive mind and the self’s position in this meta-world. Did you understand that previous paragraph? […]

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