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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

07/24/2014

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Local Privacy-Protecting Website Hits A Billion Searches In Last Year

The little search engine from Chester County that could’ has really come into its own: DuckDuckGo hit a billion searches last year in the fallout from NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s revelations.

05/25/2014

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Facebook Offers Users Privacy ‘Checkup’

After years of criticism from users, privacy advocates, and now regulators, Facebook seems to be taking privacy more seriously.

05/23/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Privacy Checkup, Google+ Stories, Spotify Milestone

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

05/22/2014

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Facebook Users Accuse Social Networking Site Of Reading Private Messages

A heated debate about the privacy of Facebook may soon be heard in a courtroom.

01/06/2014

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The Bathroom Remains Private

it seems that nothing is private anymore but there are, in fact, limits to when others can monitor you without your permission.

01/06/2014

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Computer Techs May Access Private Information

Can you sue the computer repair service for accessing your information?

10/15/2013

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FERPA Gives College Students Privacy

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act says college students are to be considered responsible adults and are allowed to determine who will receive information about them.

09/02/2013

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Crimefighting Intelligence Center Dedicated in South Philly

DVIC is a massive intelligence- gathering outlet for Philadelphia and the five suburban counties. But Mayor Nutter says it is designed to also share information with other “fusion centers,” as they are called, in New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.

06/28/2013

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Legal Limits Of Surveillance Drones

Technology has now created a surveillance drone that eliminates the need to enter a home to find evidence of criminal behavior, but can, instead, view such activity by hovering near a home’s window.

05/23/2013

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Gov. Christie Signs Measure Intended To Prevent ‘School Spying’

Districts that provide students with laptops, cell phones or other electronic devices will now have to provide written notification that the device may track them.

04/15/2013

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Right To Control The Use Of Your Mug Shot

Given it is part of the public record, does anyone or any website have free reign over the use of your mug shot? An Ohio lawyer is suing to prove otherwise.

01/15/2013

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No Cellphone Privacy

A US Court of Appeals ruled just this past year that Americans have no reasonable expectation of privacy when carrying cell phones, allowing police to track GPS signals without a warrant or probable cause.

12/31/2012

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Law Enforcement Groups Push Congress To Force Cell Providers To Keep Your Texts

The nation’s top law enforcement groups are pushing Congress to force cell companies to hold on to your text messages. That’s raising concern among privacy groups.

12/06/2012

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