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Facebook Is Tracking You Even If You’re Not on Facebook

Facebook’s problems just keep accumulating, drip by drip—or more like splash by splash. It’s now been discovered that Facebook not only collects and uses the personal data of its members but also collects the data of those who never signed up for Fac...

Think Facebook knows a lot about you? Google is WORSE!

Facebook has hit the headlines in recent weeks over its handling of your private data, and now the shocking extent of information held by Google has been revealed. In a series of tweets, one IT expert has laid out exactly what the search giant knows about him,...

Facebook is listening to everything for more than conversation-based ads

Facebook has the ability to spy on users in their homes and offices because of the official Facebo...

Border Agents are searching travelers’ phones and it’s getting worse

The Customs and Border Protection agency searched a record number of cellphones and other devices at...

Which Tech Companies Protect Your Data From the Government?

When you use the Internet, you entrust your conversations, thoughts, experiences, locations, photos,...

At the intersection of healthcare prevention and privacy

Doctors at Brigham and Women’s Hospital are offering new parents a landmark genetic scan that scre...

This is how companies track you and learn your secrets

Target’s Marketing department asked it’s newest hire in 2012, a statistician, “If we w...

The secret language teens are using to sext and parents have no clue

Thirty-nine percent of teenagers have sent or posted sexually suggestive messages, according to a su...

What is Privacy anyway?

What does privacy really mean? Privacy is a fundamental right, essential to autonomy and the protect...

If the FBI has your biometrics, it doesn’t have to tell you

A new rule will prevent millions of people from finding out if their fingerprints, iris scans and ot...