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.
Grindr, OkCupid could be violating privacy laws
Advertisers could have access to your OkCupid profile.
Tana Mongeau calls out ‘grown man’ who recorded her while she was sleeping
'We made eye contact and he ran back to his seat.'
Republicans, Dems split over right to sue Facebook
Democrats and Republicans talked about a possible online privacy bill on Wednesday.
Google reportedly gathering millions of Americans’ personal health records
'Project Nightingale' is gathering personal health information from 21 states.
OnMyWay pays drivers to put down their phones, but at what cost?
This app will pay you to put your phone away, but at what cost?
Facebook says developers may have improperly accessed user data…yet again
It's unclear how many Facebook groups and users were affected by the incident.
Cam girl sites breach leaves user and sex worker’s information exposed
The site's back-end was left without a password for weeks.
Former Yahoo employee hacked into 6,000 email accounts to find nudes
Reyes Daniel Ruiz pleaded guilty and is facing up to 5 years in prison.
Six U.S. cities among the world’s most surveilled places
New research looks at the proliferation of CCTV cameras in the U.S. and abroad.
How to check if Yahoo owes you $358
You could be entitled to a portion of a huge data breach settlement.
Facebook suspended tens of thousands of apps after Cambridge Analytica scandal
The apps were tied to only about 400 developers.
Google Maps may soon come with an Incognito Mode
The incognito mode will cease collecting data on searches, sharing your location, and tailoring suggestions based on search history.
Work-around makes private Instagram posts and Stories viewable to anyone
The simple trick allows any of your followers to give others access to your photos, videos, and stories.
Popular period tracking apps are sharing users’ private sexual health info with Facebook
Like when you have sex.