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e-mail privacy

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The Yahoo e-mail privacy flap that wasn't

Why is the Internet so outraged about Yahoo scanning e-mail to improve the relevance of advertisements? This privacy flap already happened... in 2011.

By June 3, 2013

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IRS remains mum on taxpayers' e-mail privacy rights

The IRS is not answering questions about internal documents showing the agency believes Americans have "generally no privacy" in their e-mail, Facebook chats, and Twitter direct messages.

By April 15, 2013

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CNET's guide to keeping your information private online

Between Facebook, your email and your browsing history, you're putting, and leaving, a lot of your personal information online. Here's how to get a handle on keeping it private.

By January 28, 2016

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Justice Department bends on (some) e-mail privacy fixes

But the administration will tell Congress tomorrow that the feds need more surveillance powers over e-mail messages, Twitter direct messages, and Facebook direct messages in other ways.

By March 18, 2013

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NSA 'secret backdoor' paved way to U.S. phone, e-mail snooping

Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.

By August 9, 2013

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Encrypt your e-mails with one click!

Is personal privacy important to you, but you find most encryption processes are overly complex and take too much time to set up? Well, we have a user-friendly Chrome Extension just for you.

July 23, 2013

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British spy agency said to tap world's phone calls, e-mails

GCHQ secretly gained access to fiber-optic cables that carry the world's phone calls and Internet activity, reports the Guardian, and it's sharing the data with the NSA.

By June 21, 2013

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NSA chief drops hint about ISP Web, e-mail surveillance

A secret interpretation of the Patriot Act led to the National Security Agency vacuuming up all of Verizon's phone logs. The NSA may be doing the same for e-mail and Web-browsing logs too.

By June 13, 2013

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Why DOJ didn't need a 'super search warrant' to snoop on Fox News' e-mail

Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.

By May 25, 2013

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E-mail bill raises privacy concerns

A proposed law might allow feds to read e-mail without a warrant, Facebook tests a tool that auto-uploads iPhone photos, and Nokia's Here Maps arrives in Apple's app store.

By November 20, 2012