privacy policy

  • Snapchat Responds To Chatter About Privacy Policy Change

    Snapchat Responds To Chatter About Privacy Policy Change

    Social media rumors were taken far too seriously this weekend, as word spread around the globe that Snapchat’s recent privacy policy update gave the company ownership over user content, which includes photos, videos, and text messages. The rumors were picked up by publications that included The Telegraph and The Sydney Morning Herald. Snapchat addressed the rumors in fairly plain… Read More

  • National U.S. Privacy Laws Are Needed Crunch Network

    National U.S. Privacy Laws Are Needed

    Somehow we missed “privacy” from the initial constitutional design and amendments thereafter. This “right” was not endowed to us by our Founding Fathers, and does not make up the conscience of our jurisprudence system of government today. As the most recent heinous breaches have taught us around the world, losing one’s privacy means also to lose one of… Read More

  • Apple Blows Up The Concept Of A Privacy Policy

    Apple Blows Up The Concept Of A Privacy Policy

    Three years ago, a common human being interested in the privacy policy of a gadget or service it was using was a rare bird. With the revelation that a large amount of the communications and private data of both foreign nationals and native residents of the U.S. were being collected and scrutinized by the government, all of that prototypical fine print came home to roost. Read More

  • How To Explain Your Privacy Policy And Terms Of Service Changes

    How To Explain Your Privacy Policy And Terms Of Service Changes

    Today, I sat down with our own Josh Constine to discuss all of the ruckus having to do with the recent privacy policy and terms of service changes for Instagram and Facebook, which caused a bit of an uproar. There was so much confusion that Instagram’s co-founder, Kevin Systrom, had to write a blog post to dispel some of the rumors and assure us that Facebook has its users’… Read More