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AP Exclusive: Google Tracks Your Movements, Like It Or Not

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data ...

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...

THIS IS HOW TO STOP FACEBOOK’S ADVERTISING NETWORK TRACKING YOU ONLINE

Part of what makes companies like Facebook and Google so valuable, is that they oversee vast treasur...

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

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

Shopper Phone Tracking: Creepy Spying Or Valid Consumer Research?

For the past couple of decades, firms such as Shoppertrak and Nomi have been tracking and analyzin...

NSA signal-surveillance success stories

These slides contain excerpts from an April 2013 National Security Agency presentation detailing sig...

How the NSA is tracking people right now

Documents obtained by The Washington Post indicate that the National Security Agency is collecting ...

Facebook is watching and tracking you more than you probably realize

Whenever you’re on Facebook, do you ever get the feeling that you’re being watched? An ad pops u...

How ‘Do Not Track’ ended up going nowhere

Back in 2010, the Federal Trade Commission pledged to give Internet users the power to determine ...