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PrivacyWatch checks Facebook policy so you don't have to

A new, low-cost service keeps tabs on Facebook privacy policy, and lets you know when it changes.

By May 10, 2012

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Your vote costs Obama and Romney about $22

My vote's worth $30 to the U.S. presidential campaigns, according to Abine's vote calculator, which puts a fun spin on several factors that determine the cost of online ads. How cheap will yours turn out to be?

By November 3, 2012

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MaskMe guards your privacy like a vigilant angel

In a world that values data mining over privacy protections, the new MaskMe tool restores your ability to use the Internet without compromising your identity.

By July 22, 2013

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Apple's culture of secrecy delays security response -- again

Apple finally delivers a cure for the "goto fail" plague, but this isn't the first time that sluggish Apple response times have put its users at risk.

By February 25, 2014

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Berkeley Law's first Web Privacy Census is out and it's troubling

That Web site you love? It's tracking you. So is the other one. In fact, so are all of the top 100 sites, according to new research.

By June 27, 2012

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Add 'do not track' to Firefox, IE, Google Chrome

The three most popular browsers let you search and surf the Web without online ad networks and other trackers monitoring you--if you have the right privacy settings and add-ons.

By December 7, 2010

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Seen that privacy chain letter on Facebook? Ignore it

A widely shared status update on Facebook claims you need to post a disclaimer to keep the site from ripping off your data. Too bad it's completely bogus.

By June 5, 2012

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French could serve up fines to Google for privacy violation

Google might face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines in France for privacy violations. Small potatoes to the company, but the ruling could portend a more difficult relationship between Europe and Google.

By September 27, 2013

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Ad tracking 'blocker' comes to iOS 6

Apple's UDID is soon to be dead to advertisers, replaced by the Advertising Identifier. With it, you'll be able to limit targeted ads in iOS 6, but it won't be fully functional at first.

By September 14, 2012

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Firms embrace Do Not Track for targeted ads only

Privacy advocates say consumers are expecting more from a Do Not Track policy than marketers are willing to give.

By February 23, 2012