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Posts Tagged ‘privacy’

Facebook announce change to privacy policy

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

As social networking site Facebook his 350million registered users, the site has announced an update to its privacy that will give users greater control over who can and can’t see their content and personal details. (more…)

Sears backs down over “spyware” controversy

Friday, June 5th, 2009

One of the USA’s biggest retailers has agreed to settle charges brought by federal authorities that it installed a form of spyware on customer computers. (more…)

EU Governments begin web monitoring project

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

From this week details of any emails, VOIP calls and even an individual’s browsing history are to be recorded by internet service providers (ISPs) under a new European Union directive. (more…)

UK Gov’t targets social networking sites in latest privacy row

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Social networking sites such as Facebook, Bebo and Myspace could be monitored by the UK Government under proposed amendments to anti-terrorism laws. (more…)