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Google Complies With 88% Of US Information Requests

Over the years, Google has tried to guard itself against the inspection of governments and other powerful organizations alike. It has also been publishing its Transparency reports on a regular basis to tell the world who wants it to cough up what information. Sadly, U.S. tops that list and is often successful in retrieving the information it…
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New Facebook Users Will Now Get A Privacy Education Tour

Facebook's ever-changing privacy policies have been a cause of concern to both, the users as well as the regulatory authorities. Especially in the European Union, the social network has been asked to help new users understand the way its privacy policies work. Complying with this, Facebook will now be offering virtual privacy education tour to all…
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Fan Tracks Jay-Z’s Movements Obsessively With Read Receipts

In a world that is fast becoming digital, it is becoming increasingly hard to keep your personal details and information secure from intruders. This is all the more difficult for celebrities who are followed by millions of fans. Now, a fan of the popular music artists Jay-Z has claimed that he has been able to keep track of Jay-Z's movements simply…
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Users Now Can Vote On Facebook’s New Privacy Policy

Facebook has been criticized in the past for its privacy policies and the social network has been trying to improve this by making its privacy policies more transparent and open. Specifically, Facebook has been trying to take its billion-strong users into confidence so that they can know and understand about the changes in privacy policy.
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Europe Defines New Law Regarding Data Stored On Cookies

Websites usually install cookies on the users who visit their site to gather different kinds of information. Most of the time, this isn't even done with the permission of the users and some website end up gathering personal information too. To counter this and to ensure the privacy of the users, Information Commissioner Office in UK has introduced…
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