Law Enforcement Investigators Demand Access To Private DNA DatabasesCompanies that research family lineage for fees say they have received demands for genetic information stored in their DNA databases.
Privacy Advocates Plan Nationwide Rally To Back Apple In Battle With FBIProtests organized by the Internet rights group Fight for the Future are scheduled to occur Tuesday outside Apple stores in more than 20 states.
Larry Magid: Facebook’s Graph Seach And PrivacyFacebook is getting ready to roll out its Graph Search feature, but some users may not realize just what that means about what information is being displayed.
Alameda County Supes Committee Take No Action On Drone ProposalThe committee made no decision on whether the program, proposed by Sheriff Greg Ahern, would move forward.
Tech Report: Your Whereabouts Predicted Based On Smartphone UseResearchers at the University of Birmingham in England report they’ve come up with a formula that can predict where someone will be based on data analyzed from that person’s smartphone.
App Using Facial Recognition In SF Bars Raising Privacy ConcernsA new app that uses facial recognition software to tell users what's going on in the San Francisco bar scene is already raising privacy concerns.
Google Android OS Joins Smartphone Tracking ControversyLocation data is some of the most valuable information a mobile phone can provide, since it can tell advertisers not only where someone's been, but also where they might be going _ and what they might be inclined to buy when they get there.