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Demystifying Online Privacy, Through the Story of the Man Who Took On Silicon Valley

Published on 08/20/2018

Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New…

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THIS WEEK STARTED with a controversial, widely derided meeting between President Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin,…

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The TrueDepth cameras in Apple’s iPhone X bring the power of facial recognition — and the convenience…

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Senator Franken asks Apple for privacy guarantees around Face ID data

Published on 09/15/2017

A friendly letter from Senator Al Franken (D-MN) to Apple requests that the latter provide a…

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SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 24:  Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder of Facebook, delivers his keynote address at the CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2007 conference October 24, 2007 in San Francisco, California. The confernence is showcasing the lastest in mobile technology and will run through October 25.  (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Spain slaps Facebook with €1.2 million fine for breaking privacy laws

Published on 09/11/2017

Spain’s data protection watchdog has fined Facebook €1.2 million euros (roughly $1.44 million), after it…

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Google’s new program to track shoppers sparks a federal privacy complaint

Published on 08/02/2017

A prominent privacy rights watchdog is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate a new…

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CRA’s largest privacy breach happened in Western Canada

Published on 07/07/2017

In what is officially the largest privacy breach in the Canada Revenue Agency’s history, an…

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Snapchat moves to allay privacy concerns over new Snap Map feature

Published on 06/26/2017

Snapchat wants to allay privacy concerns over its new Snap Map feature. Launched last week,…

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Is Congress encroaching on Americans’ Internet privacy?

Published on 04/10/2017

At a time when American politics is perhaps more divided than ever, one issue has…

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SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 24:  Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder of Facebook, delivers his keynote address at the CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2007 conference October 24, 2007 in San Francisco, California. The confernence is showcasing the lastest in mobile technology and will run through October 25.  (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Facebook tightens privacy, bans developers from harnessing data for surveillance

Published on 03/14/2017

Facebook, saying it is “committed to building a community where people can feel safe making…

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