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.

Comcast is still forcing pop-up ads on customers to upsell its modems
Fortunately, there's an easy way to protect yourself.
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Airbnb guest arrested for placing hidden cameras in bathroom
He reportedly disguised the cams as phone chargers.
Google hit with lawsuit for allegedly collecting iPhone data
The tech giant denies the allegations.
Facebook is asking users to upload photos to prove they’re not a bot (or worse)
Is it a smart idea—or a potential privacy violation?
Hundreds of popular websites are recording your keystrokes and mouse clicks
Researchers worry users could be exposed to identity theft.
The Texas National Guard is using controversial ‘stingray’ devices to spy on cell phones
It signed a $373,000 contract to outfit 2 surveillance planes.
Apple might give developers Face ID data scanned from your iPhone X
Devs would be given 50 expressions and a 'rough map' of a face.
Signal launches true desktop app, giving you zero excuse to not use it
Signal Desktop just made this an essential app.
Is Trump doing enough to keep this major privacy agreement alive?
The fate of a major U.S.–E.U. privacy pact hangs in the balance.
15 things you need to know about Tor
There's much more to Tor than just black markets and porn.
Use an iPhone? Here’s what this Trump-linked data firm knows about you
A firm hired by the Trump campaign knows a lot about you.
Sarahah has been covertly uploading your address book to its servers
The app's founder says it's for a planned feature.
ICE plans to outsource data collection on 500,000 people a month
The move signals ICE’s plans to employ more advanced technology in its civil immigration enforcement.
The quiet war against ownership
A major conflict is shaping up between the owners of smart devices and the companies that produced them.
iRobot may sell maps of users’ home layouts in the future
Your data can always be sold to the highest bidder. Always.
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