Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Need some time away from Facebook? Sick of its privacy issues? You can deactivate—or outright delete—your account if you know where to look.
A recently released research paper shows that the emotions others express on Facebook rub off on you—even with the absence of nonverbal social cues.
European Google users may now see a warning when they search for a name
The Privacy Icons browser add-on translates websites' privacy policies into nine easy-to-grasp categories
Could allowing strangers to use your Wi-Fi actually protect your privacy? The EFF thinks so, and plans to make it easier with a new tool.
The first ruling of its kind in the US is being hailed by privacy advocates
Would something like this ever happen in the U.S.? Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales doesn't think so.
Wales sits on a committee advising Google on dealing with an EU court's ruling that people have the right to be forgotten online.
One year to the day after Snowden's first NSA revelation broke, the web is aflutter in rebellion. Here's the details, and tools you can use to protect your privacy.
Newly leaked documents reveal a massive NSA program to collect and analyze photographs, according to the New York Times.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Yahoo are working to end US government gag orders that prevent them from disclosing how many national security data requests they've received.
The network once defaulted to public posts for new users, but after years of complaints, Facebook is changing its tune.
Yahoo says it'll be easier to give you what you want if they know what you want—by tracking you.
The ruling against Verizon runs counter to a previous decision, which stated that the NSA's phone surveillance program may be unconstitutional.
The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session