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.
Facebook to launch revamped privacy controls in 2018
A new control center will bring transparency to privacy settings.
Lyft employees reportedly abused customer tracking data
Current or former employees may have abused the privacy of Lyft users.
Facebook patented a bunch of sketchy methods for tracking you
The social giant claims it doesn't actively use these methods.
These video-recording glasses are a privacy nightmare
Can this unknown company succeed where Google and Snapchat failed?
Uber reportedly collected millions of records on international competitors
The revelation comes as part of Waymo's lawsuit against Uber.
The real problem with Apple’s Face ID
Apple’s shares your Face ID data with developers. Will they use it responsibly?
Comcast is still forcing pop-up ads on customers to upsell its modems
Fortunately, there's an easy way to protect yourself.
Watch what you want without restrictions thanks to this streaming bundle
Pay what you want to legally boost your media library.
Airbnb guest arrested for placing hidden cameras in bathroom
He reportedly disguised the cams as phone chargers.
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.