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Study: 'Kids are Alright' when it comes to privacy

A survey commissioned by Truste on the privacy habits of teens and their parents on social networks has mostly good news when it comes to teens are privacy.

By Oct. 18, 2010


Study: eBay, Yahoo among most trusted companies

However, trusted is not the same as trustworthy, Electronic Frontier Foundation points out in criticizing latest study.

By Sep. 16, 2009


Path CEO vows stricter protection of user data

Dave Morin says the next release of its app will do a better job of ensuring user privacy.

By Mar. 8, 2012


Groupon updates rules on mobile tracking, data sharing

Group coupon-buying start-up announces privacy rule changes about the way it collects location data from mobile devices and how it shares personal information on its users.

By Jul. 10, 2011


Can social networks protect your kids?

Here's a look at potential safeguards that companies may put in place in light of recent cases of alleged abuse and rape in youth-centric online communities.

By Jun. 15, 2012


Path rolls out API, partners with Nike to appeal to runners

Many of the app's users are runners, so teaming up with Nike makes sense. Path is also adding Shazam-like music features and promising to encrypt personal data in next release.

By Mar. 8, 2012


Google slips from list of top companies on privacy

Researchers say search giant could be suffering from "big company syndrome," the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

By Dec. 15, 2008


Franken pushes Apple, Google toward privacy policies for apps

In a follow-up letter, U.S. Sen. Al Franken tells Apple and Google he wants them to require that all apps in their app stores have privacy policies--especially location-based apps.

By May. 25, 2011


Survey: Advertisers should acknowledge targeted ad concerns

A new report from eMarketer highlights serious consumer suspicion of targeted ads--like we didn't know that already--and suggests that advertisers consider awareness campaigns.

By Jul. 2, 2008


Banks drop, tech firms rise in privacy trust rankings

American Express takes top place in new privacy survey, though most financial firms fall down the list and tech companies, including Facebook, climb.

By Dec. 14, 2008