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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Android app shows how revealing phone metadata can be

To learn what the NSA can glean from metadata, Stanford students developed Metaphone, an app that analyzes phone records. How sensitive was the uncovered info? CNET's Sumi Das reports.

By May 29, 2014

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Remove metadata from Office files, PDFs, and images

Make sure you're not communicating more than you intend to when sharing files and uploading images by excising some of the data about your data.

By May 16, 2014

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G20 world leaders' personal information leaked in 'email error'

Australian G20 organisers have been left red-faced after it was revealed an email autofill error led to a leak of passport details for 31 world leaders, including Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin and more.

By March 30, 2015

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What does your smartphone metadata say about you?

A study conducted by Stanford University graduate students has demonstrated that a lot of personal information can be gleaned just based on the phone calls you make.

By March 13, 2014

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Mandatory Data Retention laws pass Australian Parliament

Telecommunications and internet service providers will now be required to store their customers' metadata for at least two years under laws that passed the Australian parliament with little opposition.

By March 26, 2015

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YouTube to add 360-degree videos

Google's massive video site is gaining support for uploads that may make you feel like the planet's biggest video site has you surrounded -- literally.

By March 12, 2015

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Acrobat strategy coalesces into Adobe Document Cloud

For a monthly fee, Adobe hopes to bring us the less-paper office.

By March 16, 2015

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Plex unveils revamped Roku app, we go hands-on

We took the brand-new Plex for Roku app for a spin and walked away satisfied.

By February 24, 2015

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How to view, remove Exif photo data on your iOS device

A simple app lays out every detail embedded in photos on your iOS device.

By February 20, 2015