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[Light Blue Touchpaper] Participants had the choice between a privacy-friendly firm and a privacy-unfriendly firm. Because the tickets were delivered electronically, both companies required a minimum of personal information: full name, date of birth and email address.

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March 13, 2012

ACC | Privacy Breach On 9000 Claims | Stuff.co.nz

[Stuff.co.nz - Stuff] The details were among more than 9000 ACC claims - some featuring well-known people - that were emailed to a person who should not have received them, in what is being described as one of the worst privacy breaches in New Zealand history.

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March 13, 2012

ACC | Privacy Breach On 9000 Claims | Stuff.co.nz

[Stuff.co.nz - Stuff] The details were among more than 9000 ACC claims - some featuring well-known people - that were emailed to a person who should not have received them, in what is being described as one of the worst privacy breaches in New Zealand history.

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March 06, 2012

Google, Senator Agree to Mobile Privacy Meeting - Search Engine ...

[Search Engine Watch - Latest] In a letter to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the New York Democrat expressed his concerns that privacy rights may be infringed as contact names, telephone numbers, and email addresses are acquired from devices without user permission. Schumer also urged the FTC to investigate Google and Apple in the letter.

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Google, Senator Agree to Mobile Privacy Meeting - Search Engine ...

[Search Engine Watch - Latest] In a letter to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the New York Democrat expressed his concerns that privacy rights may be infringed as contact names, telephone numbers, and email addresses are acquired from devices without user permission. Schumer also urged the FTC to investigate Google and Apple in the letter.

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Privacy Update: The Latest News | Social Media Today

[Social Media Today - The world's best thinkers on social media] The last few weeks have seen several developments on the privacy front: everything from Google’s new privacy policy to the White House offering privacy guidelines.

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Privacy Update: The Latest News | Social Media Today

[Social Media Today - The world's best thinkers on social media] The last few weeks have seen several developments on the privacy front: everything from Google’s new privacy policy to the White House offering privacy guidelines.

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February 23, 2012

Attorneys general fear Google's new privacy policy is an “invasion of ...

[VentureBeat] “Our updated Privacy Policy will make our privacy practices easier to understand, and it reflects our desire to create a seamless experience for our signed-in users,” a Google spokesperson said in statement shared with VentureBeat.

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Attorneys general fear Google's new privacy policy is an “invasion of ...

[VentureBeat] “Our updated Privacy Policy will make our privacy practices easier to understand, and it reflects our desire to create a seamless experience for our signed-in users,” a Google spokesperson said in statement shared with VentureBeat.

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Apple and five others agree to new privacy policy standards for ...

[9to5Mac] “Your personal privacy should not be the cost of using mobile apps, but all too often it is..This agreement strengthens the privacy protections of California consumers and of millions of people around the globe who use mobile apps. By ensuring that mobile apps have privacy policies, we create more transparency and give mobile users more informed control over who accesses their personal information and how it is used.

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Apple and five others agree to new privacy policy standards for ...

[9to5Mac] “Your personal privacy should not be the cost of using mobile apps, but all too often it is..This agreement strengthens the privacy protections of California consumers and of millions of people around the globe who use mobile apps. By ensuring that mobile apps have privacy policies, we create more transparency and give mobile users more informed control over who accesses their personal information and how it is used.

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February 21, 2012

Microsoft says Google bypassed IE privacy settings - Crave - CNET ...

[Latest in Crave] P3P, or Platform for Privacy Preferences, is an official recommendation of the World Wide Web Consortium that sites use to summarize their privacy policies. However, the recommendation has been largely ignored in the past decade since introduction a decade ago with many major Web sites such as Google.com, Apple.com, CNN.com, and Twitter.com opting not to use it to describe their policies.

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Microsoft says Google bypassed IE privacy settings - Crave - CNET ...

[Latest in Crave] P3P, or Platform for Privacy Preferences, is an official recommendation of the World Wide Web Consortium that sites use to summarize their privacy policies. However, the recommendation has been largely ignored in the past decade since introduction a decade ago with many major Web sites such as Google.com, Apple.com, CNN.com, and Twitter.com opting not to use it to describe their policies.

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Microsoft attacks Google over privacy, ignores the exact same ...

[VentureBeat] Microsoft jumped on a story about how Google was getting around privacy protections in Safari to drum up outrage about a two year old violation they were already well aware of. What they neglected to mention is that plenty of other sites, including Facebook, in which Microsoft is a major investor, and partners with Bing over data in search, uses the exact same techniques and have more or less dismissed the standards Microsoft is calling on Google to honor.

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February 02, 2012

Facebook filing flags privacy risks | FT Tech Hub | FTtechhub ...

[FT Tech Hub] The FTtechhub from the Financial Times writes about the web, Silicon Valley, innovation and social media.

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Google to Talk Privacy Policy in Private with Congress - Search ...

[Search Engine Watch - Latest] “For example, if a user is signed in searching Google for cooking recipes, our current privacy policies wouldn’t let us recommend cooking videos when she visits YouTube based on her searches – even though she was signed into the same Google Account when using both Google Search and YouTube,”

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September 29, 2011

Amazon Kindle Fire's Silk browser sounds privacy alarm bells ...

[Naked Security - Sophos] If you buy a Fire device, think carefully as to whether your privacy is worth trading for a few milliseconds faster web surfing experience.

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Amazon Kindle Fire's Silk browser sounds privacy alarm bells ...

[Naked Security - Sophos] If you buy a Fire device, think carefully as to whether your privacy is worth trading for a few milliseconds faster web surfing experience.

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Scarlett Johansson says privacy invasion is unjust,... | Stuff.co.nz

[Stuff.co.nz - Entertainment] Actress Scarlett Johansson on Wednesday spoke out for the first time since leaked nude photos of her appeared on several websites, saying that being a celebrity does not give others the right to invade her privacy.

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Scarlett Johansson says privacy invasion is unjust,... | Stuff.co.nz

[Stuff.co.nz - Entertainment] Actress Scarlett Johansson on Wednesday spoke out for the first time since leaked nude photos of her appeared on several websites, saying that being a celebrity does not give others the right to invade her privacy.

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September 15, 2011

The Problems of Policing Internet Privacy

[Science Progress] In May, Senate Commerce Chairman Jay Rockefeller introduced the Do Not Track Online Act of 2011, which would complement Kerry and McCain’s bill with a mandate for an across-the-board “do not track” option that would allow Internet users to prevent all websites from tracking them instead of having to opt out for each one. A similar bill specifically aimed at children, the Do Not Track Kids Act of 2011, was introduced to the House that same month.

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Posted at 02:35 PM

Online Privacy Advocates Charge Congress With "Digital ...

[Adweek : Technology] "Given the widespread agreement across consumer organizations in both Europe and the United States that the United States lacks adequate privacy safeguards and that the US privacy laws lag woefully behind current technology and business practices, we expected a hearing that would focus on the lessons that the Congress might draw from the EU experience with data protection," wrote Julian Knott, TACD head of secretariat on behalf of the TACD steering committee.

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