Privacy Policy

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

Tech Report: Facebook’s New Privacy Policy

If you are a Facebook user, you may have notices a message in your inbox announcing the company’s new privacy settings.



Facebook To End Letting Users Vote On Privacy Policy Changes

Facebook is proposing to end its practice of letting users vote on changes to its privacy policies. The company says it will continue to let users comment on proposed updates.


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Tech Report: Facebook Changes Privacy Policy Again

Facebook is revealing much more about how it uses the information it collects about users to comply with a data protection audit ahead of it’s IPO.


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Google Seeks To Clarify New Privacy Policy

Seeking to blunt a sharp backlash to recent privacy policy changes, Google has offered to share “the real story” about a system that compiles information about users based on their activity on all of Google’s sites and products.



Google To Track Users’ Digital Footsteps

Google Inc. is overhauling the way it treats user data, linking information across its array of email, video and social-networking services so that information gathered in one place can be used in another.