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.
Someone is allegedly trying to get ‘antifa’ activists to dox themselves
Several groups have put out warnings.
The quiet war against ownership
A major conflict is shaping up between the owners of smart devices and the companies that produced them.
Jimmy Kimmel exposes random guy’s ‘filthy’ Reddit history on TV
'There's some filthy stuff on here!'
iRobot may sell maps of users’ home layouts in the future
Your data can always be sold to the highest bidder. Always.
U.K.’s new age verification system may impact your porn viewing habits
The implications aren't confined to across the pond.
Verizon security error leaves millions of customer records exposed
The data included names, addresses, account details, and PINs.
Here’s how to find out which apps are leaking your personal data
The Lumen Privacy Monitor app was created to discover how much of your personal data is being sent to tracking services.
How a VPN works—and why experts think you should use one
Here's what you need to know about this reliable privacy tool.
Judge tosses lawsuit alleging Facebook eavesdrops on its users
Another defeat for Facebook opponents.
Locking down your Facebook account is easier than you think.
Students will betray their friends’ online privacy for pizza
98 percent of students gave away their friend's email address for pizza.
How to safely access the deep web
Curious about the deep web? Here's everything you need to know to get started.
How to unblock someone on Instagram
They've paid their penance. It's time to like one another's photos again.
China discovers underground network of Apple employees selling iPhone users’ data
The criminals brought in more than $7 million.
Apple puts its foot down on apps tracking user’s location with new iOS 11 setting
The new option makes it so apps can only see your location when they are in use.
This motion sensor will make sure you’re never caught watching porn again
But can you zip up quickly enough?