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Apple updates App Guidelines with eye on children's privacy

The latest changes to the App Review Guidelines caution against collecting certain information from kids.

By Aug. 15, 2013

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Children's privacy law catches on to apps, social networks

The FTC updates rules tied to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, but the changes won't really affect companies like Apple or Facebook.

By Dec. 19, 2012

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FTC: Disney's Playdom violated child protection act

The social-game service allegedly allowed children to register and share information in games without parental consent. The FTC has ordered Playdom to pay $3 million in fines.

By May. 13, 2011

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California beefing up privacy-protection enforcement

A new state Justice Department unit will focus on enforcing privacy protections and education.

By Jul. 19, 2012

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Spot and avoid the latest online scams

Among the recent targets of Web criminals are students, renters, and romance-seekers; everyone is at risk though, so keep your defenses up, up, up.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Advocacy group files appeal against Facebook privacy settlement

Some parents of Facebook users are attacking a class action legal decision, arguing that minors should have explicit parental consent for their images being used in ads.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Court grants First Amendment protection to Facebook 'Like'

Liking a political candidate's Facebook Page is the Internet equivalent of displaying a political sign in your front yard, a federal appeals court ruled.

By Sep. 18, 2013

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Richard Clarke on Patriot Act, WikiLeaks, privacy (Q&A)

Ten years after September 11, Americans are safer but would benefit from a civil liberties commission, former U.S. cybersecurity and counterterrorism advisor says.

By Sep. 19, 2011

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How Target detected hack but failed to act -- Bloomberg

Despite alerts received through a $1.6 million malware detection system, Target failed to stop hackers from stealing credit card numbers and personal information of millions of customers, Bloomberg reports.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Despite assault on privacy, Page sees value in online openness

While criticizing US surveillance activities as a threat to democracy, Google's CEO says more sharing could also save hundreds of thousands of lives.

By Mar. 19, 2014