At its core, privacy is the agency individuals assert over what information about themselves they share and to whom they share that information. Online, concerns about privacy manifest themselves everywhere—from surveillance by government agencies like the NSA and the FBI to corporate data-collection by tech companies like Facebook and Google.
Senator proposes jail time, fines for companies that hijack your data
The bill also includes a 'do not track' option.
These popular iPhone apps have been recording your screen without permission
These companies were secretly viewing your screen.
Facebook paid teens $20 to use an app that spied on their browsing history
Facebook's Research app circumvents App Store guidelines.
This website asks harassment survivors to share their stories—then plans to sell their data
ImWithThem could sell the information back to victims' workplaces.
15 senators demand FCC investigate cell phone tracking data
The letter features a number of prominent Democrats.
Twitter may have exposed Android users’ private tweets
Twitter isn't sure how many users have been affected.
Facebook staffers caught writing 5-star Amazon reviews for Portal speaker
The social media giant denies directing the reviews.
What you need to know about the data breach involving 773 email addresses
It's still a reminder to check your security hygiene.
A man found a camera in his Airbnb and the company didn’t seem to care
Airbnb apologizes for its handling of the issue
Sprint promises to stop selling location data after outcry
They are they third company to stop selling data.
Report: Your phone’s location data can be purchased on the black market
Bounty hunters can easily track devices.
With or without Facebook, Android sends data to the social network
If you're using an Android, beware.
Is the Librem 5 the most secure cellphone ever?
This smartphone makes bold promises. Can it live up to them?
Facebook docs reveal company hid update about recording Android call logs
Documents show Facebook exploited Android permissions to record users' call and text logs.
Family photos could be Facebook’s newest source for ad targeting
It's already data mining your household.
How to access blocked sites on your phone with Cloudflare’s DNS app
Visit your favorite sites without snooping from your ISP.