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Google Says Gmail Users Have No Expectation Of Privacy

Google has made it clear that people who send or receive email via Gmail should not expect their messages to remain private.


President Obama speaking to reporters at a press conference in San Jose.

President Admits Government’s Long Denied Massive Data Trawling At SJ Presser

For years, top officials of the Bush and Obama administrations dismissed fears about secret government data-mining by reassuring Congress that there were no secret nets trawling for Americans’ phone and Internet records.


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Facebook Apps Breach Privacy Policy

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that 10 popular Facebook applications have been transmitting users’ personal identifying information to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies.

CBS San Francisco–10/18/2010