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Wearable Devices, Insurance and You

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 05.09.2016 | Technology
Parker Beauchamp

Wearable technology has become an increasingly popular trend over the past few years, providing consumers the chance to live happier, healthier and more convenient lives.

What's the Most Accurate Lie Detector? It's Not What You Think

Russ Warner | Posted 05.07.2015 | Technology
Russ Warner

The future of polygraph may soon change due to new innovations that prove to be more accurate and less invasive.

Is It Ever OK to Break Into Your Colleague's Computer?

Karen Firestone | Posted 11.23.2013 | Business
Karen Firestone

The digital age offers us immense opportunities to hone our detective skills, to observe our colleagues in an entirely new, not necessarily flattering light, and also presents tremendous challenges in terms of how we use that information.

In Fight to Secure Cyberspace, Lawmakers Can't Forget Privacy

Eugene K. Chow | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Eugene K. Chow

No matter how dire the threat, any cybersecurity bill must have stringent safeguards that govern how information is shared, how long it can be stored, and who gets to see it.

Law Preventing Census Bureau From Sharing Information Costs Government Billions

AOL Government | By Wyatt Kash | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

One the nation's most authoritative sources for residential address data, the U.S. Census Bureau, may soon have to confront a costly legal constraint ...

Amazon Tracks Most Highlighted Kindle Passages: Interesting Data Or Invasion Of Privacy?

Christian Science Monitor | Rebekah Denn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tracking bestselling books tells us about the reading habits, or at least buying habits, of the American public. But is there anything we can learn fr...

Change.gov and Cluen: A Case Study in Privacy

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Herzog

I still hope transparency is possible in the government, but a curious investigation led me down a path to conclude that transparency is the tip of the iceberg and change.gov is not what it seems.

Court Ruling: Google Must Reveal YouTube Viewing Logs

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Google must divulge the viewing habits of every user who has ever watched any video on YouTube, a US court has ruled. The ruling comes as part of Goo...