North Carolina's efforts to collect sales taxes from online retailers could lead to government snooping on consumers' online shopping habits. The N.C. Dept of Revenue's audit of Amazon.com seeks private customer information the government doesn't nee
I just heard that one of my old, dear friends got bounced out of his campground because he was "taking pictures of children". OK, Ohan, I will defend. In defense of Clyde.
Four students in New York have raised $200,000 (£136,000) to build a alternative to Facebook where users have more control of their personal information.
First universities started using RFID chips to track students' attendance. Now they want their DNA.
Interconnected computer systems provide openings for attackers.
In this video lecture Eben Moglen discusses how the current internet architectural paradigm lays waste to individual privacy. Moglen goes on to discuss an alternative paradigm that is privacy friendly. An earlier FP post about the "Diaspora" server r
Photocopiers store your scanned copies on a hard drive, then these copiers produce copies -- without erasing the original digital files! Your tax returns, medical papers, business secrets, you name it, reside in these machines. Old copiers are sold,
It is rumored that Greece may spend more than it saves from austerity measures on arms deals with Germany, France and the US as a potential condition of receiving bailout funds. It is not unprecedented for the global military industrial complex to
Here is something interesting – something I bet a lot of people didn’t know. Financial aid, even for students over the age of 23 who haven’t been living at home can require you to give out your personal information. If your child wants, at age