Should people be allowed to erase information abut themselves online? KCBS’ tech analyst just got back from a tech policy summit in Napa where he moderated a discussion on that very issue.
A new move by Google to boost its search results has angered some of its Google+ users over privacy and has competitors calling it an unfair advantage.
A new Stanford study has found that dozens of the most popular websites on the Internet are sharing user’s personal information with advertisers.
Half the online advertising companies looked at in a new Stanford study continued to monitor consumers’ online activity even after the user had opted out of receiving advertising.
A Bay Area computer giant is joining the call for federal legislation to increase online privacy and data security.
California lawmakers on Thursday rejected an Internet privacy bill for a second time after heavy lobbying from Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites that objected to more state regulation.
California senators rejected a bill Friday designed to increase privacy on social networking sites, persuaded by objections from some of the burgeoning industry’s biggest players.