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Bay Area Web Companies Unite Against Government’s ‘Stunning Abuse of Basic Rights’

June 12, 2013 | 4:49 pm

Bay Area Web Companies Unite Against Government’s ‘Stunning Abuse of Basic Rights’

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In the wake of revelations about the National Security Agency indiscriminately collecting data related to U.S. citizens’ phone calls, as well as information about the Internet activity of foreign citizens, a consortium of tech companies and privacy watchdog groups is calling on Congress to put a stop to the programs. The group, called Stop Watching […]

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March 26, 2012 | 11:08 am

FTC Releases Internet Privacy Report

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The Federal Trade Commission announced a new set of privacy standards today to help consumers understand what kind of information is collected on them. From the 73-page report: In today‚Äôs world of smart phones, smart grids, and smart cars, companies are collecting, storing, and sharing more information about consumers than ever before. Although companies use […]

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