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Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / TimeStory
Saturday April 18, 2015 @03:39PM The Upsides of a Surveillance Society
Saturday April 18, 2015 @02:33AM Twitter Moves Non-US Accounts To Ireland, and Away From the NSA
Thursday April 16, 2015 @10:46PM Wikileaks Publishes Hacked Sony Emails, Documents
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @01:30PM Kludgey Electronic Health Records Are Becoming Fodder For Malpractice Suits
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @12:53PM In New Zealand, a Legal Battle Looms Over Streaming TV
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:40AM Bolivia Demands Assange Apologize For Deliberately False Leaks To the US
Sunday April 12, 2015 @02:26PM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:43AM French Intelligence Bill: 5 Web Hosting Providers Threaten To Leave the Country
Thursday April 09, 2015 @06:26PM Has Google Indexed Your Backup Drive?
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @05:46PM US Started Keeping Secret Records of International Telephone Calls In 1992
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:26PM Phone App That Watches Your Driving Habits Leads To Privacy Concerns
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:23PM AT&T Call Centers Sold Mobile Customer Information To Criminals
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @12:53PM Greenwald Criticizes Universities' Funding-Driven Collaboration With NSA
Monday April 06, 2015 @03:35PM Court Mulls Revealing Secret Government Plan To Cut Cell Phone Service
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:47PM Popular Android Package Uses Just XOR -- and That's Not the Worst Part
Sunday April 05, 2015 @01:34AM How To Make a Bitcoin Address With a TI-89 Calculator
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:58AM After Anti-Donation Executive Order, Bitcoin Donations For Snowden Jump
Wednesday April 01, 2015 @06:21PM Verizon Subscribers Can Now Opt Out of "Supercookies"
Monday March 30, 2015 @04:17PM Oops: World Leaders' Personal Data Mistakenly Released By Autofill Error
Monday March 30, 2015 @11:20AM Europol Chief Warns About Computer Encryption
Sunday March 29, 2015 @02:33PM NSA: We Mulled Ending Phone Program Before Edward Snowden Leaks
Thursday March 26, 2015 @05:54PM Australia Passes Mandatory Data Retention Law
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @03:17PM RadioShack Puts Customer Data Up For Sale In Bankruptcy Auction
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Leaked Snowden Docs Show Canada's "False Flag" Operations
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:00AM Stallman joins Internet, talks net neutrality, patents and more
Sunday March 22, 2015 @01:53PM UK Government Admits Intelligence Services Allowed To Break Into Any System
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:40AM Islamic State Doxes US Soldiers, Airmen, Calls On Supporters To Kill Them
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:19AM Taxi Apps Accused of Facilitating Sexual Harassment In Brazil
Saturday March 21, 2015 @01:51PM A Sucker Is Optimized Every Minute
Friday March 20, 2015 @09:30AM Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments At US Customs
Friday March 20, 2015 @07:05AM NZ Customs Wants Power To Require Passwords
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:05PM Target To Pay $10 Million In Proposed Settlement For 2013 Data Breach
Thursday March 19, 2015 @06:22PM Google: Our New System For Recognizing Faces Is the Best
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:21AM UK's GCHQ Admits To Using Vulnerabilities To Hack Target Systems
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:43PM ICE Tells Reporter Its Secretive Drone Program Isn't Newsworthy
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:35PM "Hello Barbie" Listens To Children Via Cloud
Monday March 16, 2015 @11:24AM Hertz Puts Cameras In Its Rental Cars, Says It Has No Plans To Use Them
Monday March 16, 2015 @02:55AM Senator: 'Plenty' of Domestic Surveillance We Still Don't Know About
Sunday March 15, 2015 @01:32AM Uber Sued Over Driver Data Breach, Adding To Legal Woes
Friday March 13, 2015 @08:30PM Mass Surveillance: Can We Blame It All On the Government?
Thursday March 12, 2015 @10:14PM LAPD Police Claim Helicopters Stop Crimes Before They Happen
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:21AM Court overturns Dutch data retention law, privacy more important
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @10:55PM Court Overturns Dutch Data Retention Law, Privacy More Important
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @08:25AM Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ
Monday March 09, 2015 @03:10PM Scotland Yard Chief: Put CCTV In Every Home To Help Solve Crimes
Monday March 09, 2015 @09:50AM Book Review: Data and Goliath
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:10AM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Saturday March 07, 2015 @04:38PM Fujitsu Tech Can Track Heavily Blurred People In Security Videos
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:36PM GSM/GPS Tracking Device Found On Activist's Car At Circumvention Tech Festival
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:25AM Anthem Blocking Federal Auditor From Doing Vulnerability Scans
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:10PM Quebecker Faces Jail For Not Giving Up Phone Password To Canadian Officials
Thursday March 05, 2015 @11:04AM Schneier: Either Everyone Is Cyber-secure Or No One Is
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @01:50PM New Zealand Spied On Nearly Two Dozen Pacific Countries
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @12:33PM Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection
Monday March 02, 2015 @06:50PM Secret Memo Slams Canadian Police On Inaccurate ISP Request Records
Monday March 02, 2015 @03:21PM Blackphone 2 Caters To the Enterprise, the Security-Minded and the Paranoid
Monday March 02, 2015 @01:10PM Feds Admit Stingray Can Disrupt Bystanders' Communications
Monday March 02, 2015 @12:19AM AVG Announces Invisibility Glasses
Sunday March 01, 2015 @06:53PM How Do You Handle the Discovery of a Web Site Disclosing Private Data?
Saturday February 28, 2015 @10:21AM Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft
Saturday February 28, 2015 @12:53AM Twitter Adds "Report Dox" Option
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @01:52PM Facebook AI Director Discusses Deep Learning, Hype, and the Singularity
Monday February 23, 2015 @04:24PM Looking Up Symptoms Online? These Companies Are Tracking You
Monday February 23, 2015 @02:47PM Lenovo Hit With Lawsuit Over Superfish Adware
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:17AM NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack
Monday February 23, 2015 @02:11AM In Florida, Secrecy Around Stingray Leads To Plea Bargain For a Robber
Saturday February 21, 2015 @04:15PM Chicago's Red Light Cameras Now a Point of Contention for Mayoral Candidates
Saturday February 21, 2015 @11:47AM Ask Slashdot: How Can Technology Improve the Judicial System?
Friday February 20, 2015 @08:26AM Gadgets That Spy On Us: Way More Than TVs
Thursday February 19, 2015 @08:17PM Scotland's Police Lose Data Because of Programmer's Error
Thursday February 19, 2015 @07:54PM When It Comes To Spy Gear, Many Police Ignore Public Records Laws
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:33PM The Disastrous Privacy Consequences of Canada's Anti-Terrorism Bill
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @09:20PM Samsung Smart TVs Don't Encrypt the Voice Data They Collect
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @07:31PM Google: FBI's Plan To Expand Hacking Power a "Monumental" Constitutional Threat
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @07:17PM AT&T To Match Google Fiber In Kansas City, Charge More If You Want Privacy
Friday February 13, 2015 @10:09PM Notorious 8chan Board Has History Wiped After Federal Judge's Doxing
Thursday February 12, 2015 @06:27PM FBI Can't Find Its Drone Privacy Reports
Thursday February 12, 2015 @10:03AM Ask Slashdot: Affordable Large HD/UHD/4K "Stupid" Screens?
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:34AM NoFlyZone.org Aims To Keep the Airspace Above Your Home Drone-Free
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @06:45PM Russia Seeking To Ban Tor, VPNs and Other Anonymizing Tools
Monday February 09, 2015 @04:42PM The Technologies That Betrayed Silk Road's Anonymity
Monday February 09, 2015 @03:00PM DEA Hands MuckRock a $1.4 Million Estimate For Responsive Documents
Monday February 09, 2015 @01:13PM Samsung SmartTV Customers Warned Personal Conversations May Be Recorded
Saturday February 07, 2015 @10:28AM Facebook Will Soon Be Able To ID You In Any Photo
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:35PM Ask Slashdot: With Whom Do You Entrust Your Long Term Data?
Thursday February 05, 2015 @12:09PM Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:29AM US Health Insurer Anthem Suffers Massive Data Breach
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @03:59PM New Chinese Regulations Require Real Name On Internet
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @12:26PM Executive Director Andrew Lewman Answers Your Questions About Tor and Privacy
Sunday February 01, 2015 @05:17PM DEA Planned To Monitor Cars Parked At Gun Shows Using License Plate Readers
Friday January 30, 2015 @09:30AM Anonymous No More: Your Coding Style Can Give You Away
Thursday January 29, 2015 @06:41PM FSF-Endorsed Libreboot X200 Laptop Comes With Intel's AMT Removed
Thursday January 29, 2015 @06:12PM 'Anonymized' Credit Card Data Not So Anonymous, MIT Study Shows
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @10:10PM Snowden Documents: CSE Tracks Millions of Downloads Daily
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @09:39AM Researchers Tie Regin Malware To NSA, Five Eyes Intel Agencies
Monday January 26, 2015 @08:59AM Omand Warns of "Ethically Worse" Spying If Unbreakable Encryption Is Allowed
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:28AM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Sunday January 25, 2015 @07:35PM Ed Felten: California Must Lead On Cybersecurity
Saturday January 24, 2015 @01:25AM China Cuts Off Some VPNs
Thursday January 22, 2015 @10:02PM Apple Agrees To Chinese Security Audits of Its Products
Thursday January 22, 2015 @07:33PM Dish Network Violated Do-Not-Call 57 Million Times
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @09:54PM Calls For European ISPs To Filter Content Could Be Illegal
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @01:46PM Police Nation-Wide Use Wall-Penetrating Radars To Peer Into Homes
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:57AM Being Pestered By Drones? Buy a Drone-Hunting Drone
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:57AM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Saturday January 17, 2015 @05:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Friday January 16, 2015 @11:06PM Micromax Remotely Installing Unwanted Apps and Showing Ads
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:42PM Spanish Judge Cites Use of Secure Email As a Potential Terrorist Indicator
Thursday January 15, 2015 @04:05PM Ad Company Using Verizon Tracking Header To Recreate Deleted Cookies
Thursday January 15, 2015 @03:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @10:14PM Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How To Avoid the NSA
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:59PM FBI Access To NSA Surveillance Data Expands In Recent Years
Monday January 12, 2015 @10:18AM 'Silk Road Reloaded' Launches On a Network More Secret Than Tor
Sunday January 11, 2015 @11:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Friday January 09, 2015 @01:48PM Glitch In OS X Search Can Expose Private Details of Apple Mail Users
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:41AM Netflix Denies There Was a Policy Change With VPNs
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:20AM EFF: Apple's Dev Agreement Means No EFF Mobile App For iOS
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:02AM HTTP/2 - the IETF Is Phoning It In
Thursday January 08, 2015 @08:41PM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @01:16PM CES 2015: FTC Head Warns About Data Grabbed By Smart Gadgets
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @01:35PM FBI Says Search Warrants Not Needed To Use "Stingrays" In Public Places
Friday January 02, 2015 @01:19PM New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
Friday January 02, 2015 @01:01PM Unofficial WhatsApp Library Gets End To End Encryption Before Official Clients
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:27PM When FISA Court Rejects a Surveillance Request, the FBI Issues a NSL Instead
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @04:40PM WikiLeaks Claims Employee's Google Mail, Metadata Seized By US Government
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @04:24PM Slashdot Asks: The Beanies Return; Who Deserves Recognition for 2014?
Monday December 29, 2014 @05:21PM The NSA Uses the Same Chat Protocol As Hackers
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:59PM 2015 Could Be the Year of the Hospital Hack
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:49PM Kim Dotcom's Mega Again Announces Encrypted Browser-Based Chat Service
Sunday December 28, 2014 @08:36PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Sunday December 28, 2014 @10:49AM Finn Linked To Lizard Squad Christmas Attack
Friday December 26, 2014 @11:53PM Romanian Cybersecurity Law Will Allow Warrantless Access To Data
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:04PM Federal Judge: Facebook Must Face Suit For Scanning Messages
Thursday December 25, 2014 @12:39PM Boeing and BlackBerry Making a Self-Destructing Phone
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:49AM How Target's Mobile App Uses Location Tech To Track You
Monday December 22, 2014 @10:02AM Tor Warns of Possible Disruption of Network Through Server Seizures
Saturday December 20, 2014 @01:35AM Tor Network May Be Attacked, Says Project Leader
Thursday December 18, 2014 @09:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:54AM RFID-Blocking Blazer and Jeans Could Stop Wireless Identity Theft
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @01:11PM Microsoft Gets Industry Support Against US Search Of Data In Ireland
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:22AM Federal Court Nixes Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance
Monday December 15, 2014 @11:08AM Govt Docs Reveal Canadian Telcos Promise Surveillance Ready Networks
Monday December 15, 2014 @08:43AM Eric Schmidt: To Avoid NSA Spying, Keep Your Data In Google's Services
Sunday December 14, 2014 @03:43PM How Identifiable Are You On the Web?
Saturday December 13, 2014 @12:04AM Hollywood's Secret War With Google
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:33PM Bank Security Software EULA Allows Spying On Users
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:22PM How Your In-Store Shopping Affects the Ads You See On Facebook
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:28PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @01:42PM Canadian Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Warrantless Cellphone Searches
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @09:47AM AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads
Monday December 08, 2014 @04:27PM The Rise of the Global Surveillance Profiteers
Monday December 08, 2014 @04:16PM FISA Court Extends Section 215 Bulk Surveillance For 90 Days
Sunday December 07, 2014 @10:16AM Canadian Agency Drops Cases Rather Than Deal With New Requirements For ISP Info
Friday December 05, 2014 @10:21PM GCHQ Does Not Breach Human Rights, Judges Rule
Thursday December 04, 2014 @07:49PM FTC: Online Billing Service Deceptively Collected Medical Records
Thursday December 04, 2014 @02:23PM How the NSA Is Spying On Everyone: More Revelations
Thursday December 04, 2014 @11:13AM The Cost of the "S" In HTTPS
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:40AM BlackBerry Clears Hurdle For Voice Crypto Acquisition
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @01:35PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Sunday November 30, 2014 @11:54PM Probe Into NSA Activity Reveals Germany Spying On Germans
Thursday November 27, 2014 @10:51AM Uber's Android App Caught Reporting Data Back Without Permission
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @05:21PM Bitcoin Is Not Anonymous After All
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @01:57PM Clarificiation on the IP Address Security in Dropbox Case
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @02:09PM Revisiting Open Source Social Networking Alternatives
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @06:42AM Slack Now Letting Employers Tap Workers' Private Chats
Monday November 24, 2014 @04:01PM DHS Set To Destroy "Einstein" Surveillance Records
Monday November 24, 2014 @01:29PM Married Woman Claims Facebook Info Sharing Created Dating Profile For Her
Sunday November 23, 2014 @02:08AM Judge Unseals 500+ Stingray Records
Friday November 21, 2014 @01:10AM Amnesty International Releases Tool To Combat Government Spyware
Thursday November 20, 2014 @08:16PM Greenwald Advises Market-Based Solution To Mass Surveillance
Thursday November 20, 2014 @10:21AM WhatsApp To Offer End-to-End Encryption
Monday November 17, 2014 @03:42PM Tor Eyes Crowdfunding Campaign To Upgrade Its Hidden Services
Saturday November 15, 2014 @06:31PM AT&T Stops Using 'Super Cookies' To Track Cellphone Data
Friday November 14, 2014 @03:10PM Mozilla Updates Firefox With Forget Button, DuckDuckGo Search, and Ads
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:51PM 81% of Tor Users Can Be De-anonymized By Analysing Router Information
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:56PM Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes
Thursday November 13, 2014 @09:57AM Carmakers Promise Not To Abuse Drivers' Privacy
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @11:41PM Senate May Vote On NSA Reform As Soon As Next Week
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @08:30PM European Parliament Considers Sharing Passenger Information By Default
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @02:06PM Hacker Builds a Dark Net Version of the FBI Tip Form
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @02:01PM How Baidu Tracked the Largest Seasonal Migration of People On Earth
Monday November 10, 2014 @08:12PM Canadian Police Recommend Ending Anonymity On the Internet
Monday November 10, 2014 @10:11AM Interviews: Ask Executive Director Andrew Lewman About Tor and Privacy
Sunday November 09, 2014 @03:13PM Berlin's Digital Exiles: Where Tech Activists Go To Escape the NSA
Sunday November 09, 2014 @10:16AM Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure
Sunday November 09, 2014 @09:07AM Judge Says Public Has a Right To Know About FBI's Facial Recognition Database
Friday November 07, 2014 @10:42PM Dealer-Installed GPS Tracker Leads To Kidnapper's Arrest in Maryland
Friday November 07, 2014 @07:47PM More Tor .Onion Sites May Get Digital Certificates Soon
Friday November 07, 2014 @12:24AM British Spies Are Free To Target Lawyers and Journalists
Thursday November 06, 2014 @06:56PM EFF Hints At Lawsuit Against Verizon For Its Stealth Cookies
Thursday November 06, 2014 @12:35AM Terrorists Used False DMCA Claims To Get Personal Data of Anti-Islamic Youtuber
Monday November 03, 2014 @01:20PM Adobe's Digital Editions Collecting Less Data, Says EFF
Monday November 03, 2014 @10:26AM Australian Courts Will Be Able To See Your Browsing History
Friday October 31, 2014 @07:52PM Boo! The House Majority PAC Is Watching You
Friday October 31, 2014 @08:02AM Swedish Regulator Orders Last "Hold-Out" ISP To Retain Customer Data
Friday October 31, 2014 @12:58AM Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years

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