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How game apps collect data on children

The review of 20 children’s apps — 10 each on Google Android and Apple iOS — found examples on both platforms that sent data to tracking companies, potentially violating children’s privacy law; the iOS apps sent less data overall.

New Zealand Privacy Commissioner seeks greater power over Facebook

New Zealand Privacy Commissioner John Edwards and Facebook have been at loggerheads with tech giant since March, when he asserted the US company had broken local rules by refusing a request by a New Zealand citizen to access personal information held on the accounts of other users.


Facebook to face privacy lawsuit over photo-scanning technology

Social media platform Facebook is set to face the heat over a lawsuit, that claims the Mark Zuckerberg-led company vioalated users' privacy by storing biometric details.

Love WhatsApp? SC wants to know why

Digital services like Google, Facebook, are driven by ad-based models, and for these companies user data is doubly precious.

Indians most willing to trade Internet privacy for convenience of technology: Report

EMC Privacy Index shows a global paradox in people's behaviour and their stated wants and beliefs.

'Horror film' puts Internet privacy under spotlight

I think there was already a pretty strong concern in the population about online privacy,Hoback said.


Facebook unveils changes to profile pages

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled changes to member profile pages and said the movie “The Social Network” got “hugely basic” things wrong about the origins of the site. Zuckerberg had been accused of stealing the idea of creating Facebook from others,including an Indian expatriate. Zuckerberg,in an interview yesterday with the CBS show “60 Minutes,said […]

The clash of data civilisations

Sharply differing attitudes towards privacy in Europe and America are a headache for the world’s internet giants....