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Google Report Provides Glimpse At Government Demands

Governments around the world are peppering Google with more demands to remove online content and turn over information about its users.

06/18/2012

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

Tech Report: Do You Have The Right To Be Forgotten Online?

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.

06/08/2012

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Tech Report: Google+ Integrates With Search Function, Competitors Cry Foul

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.

01/14/2012

Stanford Study Finds Personal Info Leaked To Online Advertisers

A new Stanford study has found that dozens of the most popular websites on the Internet are sharing user’s personal information with advertisers.

10/12/2011

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Study Finds Online Ad Companies Ignore Consumers’ Opt Out Requests

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/22/2011

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Silicon Valley Firm Joins Call For Online Privacy, Security

A Bay Area computer giant is joining the call for federal legislation to increase online privacy and data security.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/29/2011

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California Lawmakers Defeat Internet Privacy Bill

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.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

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California State Senate Rejects Social Network Privacy Bill

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.

CBS San Francisco–05/27/2011

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