online privacy

European MEPs want to ban states from backdooring encryption

The European parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) has put forward a proposal that would amend the EU's charter of fundamental rights to extend privacy rights to t

Reddit introduces user-blocking tool to fight harassment and trolls

Reddit is looking to shape itself a bit more around the needs of the individual user in order to make the community more accepting as a whole. Reddit users will soon be able to block and mute other

Hacking For Cause: Today’s Growing Cyber Security Trend

What do the following data-breach headlines from the past year have in common? The Sony Pictures hack: Everything we know so far; Anonymous hackers release emails ordering bear cubs be kil

Your Privacy Is Our Priority: Microsoft Launches New Online Privacy Awareness Campaign

With “Don’t Get Scroogled,” Microsoft went for shock and awe in its fight against Google by arguing that the search giant can’t be trusted with your personal information. Today

Pew: U.S. Parents Of Online Teens Worried About Reputational Damage Of Online Activity And What Advertisers Know About Their Kids

U.S. parents are worried about the reputational damage of their teens' online activities, according to a new report by the Pew Internet Project and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Har