Israel's Justice Ministry has given the green light to Google's Street View cars, which will start capturing images of Jerusalem as soon as next month.
The German state of Schleswig-Holstein has ordered organizations to remove the Facebook 'Like' button from their websites and shut down fan pages.
Congress has been grilling Groupon about its controversial mobile location plans, which include sharing more information with its partners.
As word of Mark Duggan's controversial death spread over BlackBerry Messenger and various social networking sites, civil unrest ensued with violent riots breaking out in the streets of London and other British cities.
Every time anything newsworthy happens, concerned citizens take to social networks like Facebook and Twitter, spreading text, images and videos.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now rolling out new software nationwide that gives far less revealing body scanner images.
An ingenious study has found that online shoppers - often thought to be motivated primarily by cost - are, in fact, often willing to pay extra to buy from vendors with strong privacy policies.
Two US senators have put forward a bill requiring companies to get permission from mobile users before sharing their locations data with others.
Beijing is allegedly using audio spying devices on dual-plate Chinese-Hong Kong vehicles to gather information.
Facebook is facing a privacy probe by watchdogs in the European Union who are criticizing the site for what they believe is a blatant disregard for personal privacy.
The hiring of two former Bush aides is expected to help Facebook accelerate its lobbying and public policy efforts on Capitol Hill.
A new bill under consideration in California would force Facebook and other social networking sites to remove personal information on childrens' accounts at their parents' request.
An online virtual world company owned by Walt Disney has been ordered to pay $3 million after it was found to have collected and disclosed personal information on more than a million children.
A controversial legal tool in the UK used to protect celebrities' privacy has been defied by a single Twitter user who is posting details of a series of alleged indiscretions.
They say the walls have ears - but what if your hire-purchase PC has eyes, and reports what it's seen back to the rental company?
In an epic fail, a Yankees employee accidently emailed the private information of not one, not two, but 17,000 season-ticket holders to hundreds of people.
Michigan State Police are accused of stealing driver’s cell phone data on routine traffic stops. Michigan has become a digital police state.
Federal prosecutors in New Jersey are investigating whether certain smartphone applications illegally obain or transmit information about their users without proper disclosure.
Campaigning group Privacy International is accusing Skype of putting its users at risk through a series of security holes.