This week we show you how to remove personal data that can be found online, how to completely get rid of your Facebook account and how to disable geotagging when you take and share photos.
The latest changes to the App Review Guidelines caution against collecting certain information from kids.
Keep your credit card details away from prying eyes and avoid fraudulent transactions with these tips for shopping online.
The search giant has signed an agreement promising to tweak how it gathers personal data from users in Britain.
Proposed legislation would establish a national standard for how companies respond to data breaches, with advocates on both sides of the issue supportive of the concept.
New legislation is necessary to prevent discrimination and protect civil rights, says review panel commissioned by President Obama.
An open-source project called Rappor uses randomly muddled data to let Google gather information about people's software usage while keeping individuals' behavior private.
The country files a friend-of-the-court brief asking the US to respect its sovereignty and not go over its head by seizing emails stored on Microsoft servers in Ireland.
A newly launched app by a UK suicide prevention charity is raising massive privacy concerns by monitoring Twitter accounts without user consent.
A man hiking around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour has survived an encounter with one of the world's deadliest snakes, and he has his Star Wars costume to thank.