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Uber Crunches User Data To Determine Where The Most ‘One-Night Stands’ Come From

Ride service Uber has crunched numbers on its customer usage determine which cities it serves rank highest in the number of so-called “one-night stands” and promoting itself as an alternative to the “walk of shame.”

11/18/2014

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

Facebook: Governments Demanded Information On 38,000 Users

Social networking giant Facebook said government agents in 74 countries demanded information on about 38,000 users of the service in the first half of this year, with about half the orders coming from authorities in the United States.

08/27/2013

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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.

01/30/2012

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Yahoo To Extend Time It Keeps User Data

Yahoo plans to extend the amount of time it retains user search records to 18 months from 90 days. The company said it will consider keeping other types of information about its users for longer durations, too.

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