A court requirement in France results in a prominent block of text telling people about a 150,000-euro fine and a commission's conclusion about how Google violated privacy law.
Agency asked to review whether social network's proposed changes violate a 2011 settlement agreement.
Blowback in handling of corporate espionage case forces Microsoft to promise stronger policies protecting privacy of Hotmail account holders.
'Terms And Conditions May Apply,' which premieres at Sundance today, laments the decline of users' legal rights.
It was the year of Internet activism with a sharp political point: Protests derailed the Stop Online Piracy Act, assisted in imploding a United Nations summit, and helped to postpone a data-sharing bill.
A study from market research firm Toluna suggests there is considerable emotional opposition to the idea of people wearing Glass in public.
On the heels of a lawsuit settlement over user privacy, several advocacy groups complain to the FTC that the social network uses people's data for advertising without explicit consent.