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CyanogenMod adds encrypted messaging to help beat the NSA

by: Gary SimsJune 27, 2013
Koushik Dutta has started to integrate a secure messaging service that transparently encrypts all instant messages between devices running CyanogenMod. The question is, shouldn't Google be doing the same for stock Android?
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Google faces fines in France over user data policy

by: Nate SwannerJune 20, 2013
In france, a watchdog group called the “National Commission for Computing and Civil Liberties”, or CNIL, has pointed out in as statement that Google is preventing users from “knowing how their personal data may be used and from controlling such use.” In a statement, the CNIL alleges that Google has breached the French data protection act of 1978, and demands users have more control over their personal information, and how it’s used.
 
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Privacy commissioners from around the world write to Google to get more details on Glass

by: Gary SimsJune 20, 2013
Government privacy officials from six countries, including Canada, have written to Google asking for more details about its new wearable smart device. What can Google do to help protect individuals' privacy rights around the world?
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CyanogenMod founder wants to help protect your data with incognito mode for Android

by: Rob TriggsJune 12, 2013
Steve Kondik, founder of the popular CyanogenMod ROM, is creating an incognito mode for Android to help protect user data from prying applications. Read on for more details!
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Now that Google Glass has been rooted what are the security challenges and privacy issues?

by: Gary SimsMay 1, 2013
The problem is that Google Glass hears and sees everything you do. In a worse case scenario a hacked version of Google Glass can store and transmit everything you see and hear to a malicious third party.
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Open source OSes at bigger risk of spying?

by: J. Angelo RacomaApril 24, 2013
Are open source OSes secure because you can scrutinize their source code, or are these risky because malicious entities can insert spyware into the code?
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New Google Wallet Merchant Center addresses privacy concerns

by: Gary SimsApril 23, 2013
Google has started to role out a new version of its Google Wallet Merchant Center that addresses recent privacy concerns.
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Eric Schmidt’s secret interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

by: AA StaffApril 21, 2013
What happens when two of the biggest names in world of privacy come together to break bread and discuss just what exactly makes the world go round? You’d like to be a fly on the wall in that room, wouldn’t you? Luckily the beans have been spilled on the extraordinary meeting between Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange and Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt. Read on!
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Should you worry about your online and mobile privacy?

by: Mike AndriciApril 19, 2013
Malware and spyware are not the only big privacy concerns today. Even search engines, social networks and carriers might be storing and selling our data. How concerned should you be with your mobile privacy?
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Google unveils Inactive Account Manager to handle data after inactivity periods or death

by: Brendan LynchApril 11, 2013
Google unveiled a new feature for Google accounts, the Inactive Account Manager which will help you control what happens to your data when your account goes inactive.
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