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New Email Raises Concern About Trump Commitment To Census Confidentiality
The Census Bureau has been unequivocal that individual responses are confidential. Advocates say confidentiality is at the foundation of the survey.
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Is It Ever OK To Check Your Partner’s Emails? Therapists Weigh In.
And what should you do if you find something?
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Uber Driver Suspended After Secretly Livestreaming Passengers On Twitch
Jason Gargac reportedly filmed more than 700 rides for online audiences without his passengers' knowledge.
Woman At Center Of 'Plane Bae' Saga Decries Her Invasion Of Privacy
The woman, whose in-flight interaction was documented on social media, has asked to remain anonymous because she's been harassed and shamed.
Woman Behind Viral 'Plane Bae' Twitter Thread Apologizes
She left most of the tweets up on her Twitter account though.
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Facebook’s Health Groups Offer A Lifeline, But Privacy Concerns Linger
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Facebook group administrators have noticed that their members are increasingly worried about the privacy of their personal information and soul-baring posts.
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Cambridge Analytica Is Shutting Down After Facebook Controversy
The political research firm said it has been the subject of “numerous unfounded accusations.”
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Cardi B Doesn't Owe You Anything
Remember: Cardi's success is not ours.
Sean Hannity Defends Withholding Link To Trump's Attorney: 'I Have A Right To Privacy'
"It was such a minor relationship," Hannity said.
GOP Senator To Mark Zuckerberg: 'Your User Agreement Sucks'
The senator then urged the Facebook CEO to “go back home and rewrite it.”
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Gets Grilled By Lawmakers
Mark Zuckerberg is facing days of questioning on Capitol Hill about Facebook’s data scandal, in which Cambridge Analytica obtained personal information from over 87 million users.
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Mark Zuckerberg Says EU Users Have 'Different Sensibilities' On Data Protection
The Facebook CEO equivocated on enacting the same laws in the U.S.
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Grindr Scandal Shows The Risk LGBTQ People Take To Find Community Online
If your online data can represent you more accurately than your “IRL self,” data privacy issues become more critical and dangerous.
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Parkland Students Protest Clear Backpacks With Tampons And $1.05 Price Tags
Facing a slew of new security measures, returning students say Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School now “feels like jail.”
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Grindr Will Stop Sharing Users' HIV Status With Outside Companies After Security Flaw
An executive at the hookup app told BuzzFeed the data goes to companies that provide services to boost users' experience.
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What You Need To Know About Cambridge Analytica
How is it related to President Trump and what does it have to do with Facebook? We’ve got you covered.
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U.K. To Investigate Cambridge Analytica, Asks Facebook Auditors To Stand Down
“These investigations need to be undertaken by the proper authorities," said one Parliament member.
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What You Need To Know About Deleting Your Facebook Account
It's harder than you think.
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Doctors Often Know Who Might Commit Gun Violence. But They Can't Do Much About It.
“Sometimes the only person who is aware that there’s a serious and imminent threat is a physician.”
5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts
If you see these on your teen's phone, it's time for a talk.
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On Invasion Of Privacy Charge
The governor had earlier been accused of trying to blackmail a woman with nude photos.
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Australia’s National Security Overhaul Worries Press Freedom Advocates
Under the proposed laws, possessing classified information could be seen as espionage.
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Motel 6 Gave Guest Info To Immigration Agents, Washington State Attorney General Alleges
Some of the hotel chain's Arizona locations also gave information to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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Alteryx Data Breach Exposes Information On 123 Million American Households
“If you’re an American, your information probably was exposed," said the researcher who found the breach.
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Welcome To The Surveillance State: China's AI Cameras See All
Authorities showed a BBC reporter that they could use the system to identify and apprehend him in seven minutes.
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