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Technology | Posted on 26 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on Zuckerberg Privacy Issue | Tagged with .

Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is upset that one of her Facebook pictures was a little more public than she intended. Callie Schweitzer was able to

Technology | Posted on 31 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Mobile Device Privacy Act | Tagged with , , , .

In light of the recent confusion and fingerpointing regarding the extend of CarrierIQ snooping, Representative Ed Markey has released a draft of the Mobile Device Privacy Act. The intent

Technology | Posted on 14 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Feds Looking into CarrierIQ | Tagged with , .

The Washington Post is reporting that executives from CarrierIQ are meeting with the Federal Trade Commission. Although the FBI has refused to disclose how they use CarrierIQ data, the company

Technology | Posted on 4 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Carrier IQ Excitement | Tagged with , .

Working with his own HTC Evo phone, Trevor Eckart discovered the Carrier IQ activities. Carrier IQ responded with a cease and desist letter, which was answered with the help

Technology | Posted on 8 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Facebook Adds Facial Recognition | Tagged with , , .

Billing the new functionality as an easier way to tag photos, Facebook has rolled out new facial recognition support on their website. The new function groups similar faces from

Technology | Posted on 7 May 2011 | Comments Off on CA SB761 Opposition | Tagged with , , , .

Ars Technica has a writeup on the advertising industry’s opposition to California Senate Bill 761. SB761 is California’s Do Not Track bill which requires advertisers not to track web

Technology | Posted on 27 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on HHS Levies First HIPAA Fine | Tagged with , , , , .

The Department of Health and Human Services has levied the first monetary fine for a HIPAA violation. Cignet Health Center was fined a record $4.3 million for failing to provide

Technology | Posted on 19 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Maryland Pulls A Bozeman | Tagged with , , , .

Maryland is trying to pull a Bozeman. What’s that? Bozeman briefly tried to compel job applicants to submit their social media credentials for employment. According the the ACLU of Maryland