Mozilla is considering introducing a 'Do Not Track' feature into Firefox, allowing users to opt out of online behavioral advertising (OBA).
Facebook - a little taken aback - has temporarily disabled a feature allowing developers to access users' home addresses and phone numbers.
Adobe's moved to improve the privacy settings for Flash cookies - or local shared objects (LSOs), as it prefers to call them.
An iPhone user has launched a lawsuit against Apple, accusing it of allowing applications to gather personal information without users' consent.
Doctors on Facebook risk compromising the doctor-patient relationship because many don't use tight enough privacy settings.
The government has been told that it must have a valid search warrant before seizing and searching emails.
Britain's privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner's Office, has reached a conclusion about Google's illegal gathering of Wifi data with its Street View cars.
The FTC has closed its investigation into Google's unauthorized collection of customer data with its Street View cars, concluding that the company's now taken adequate steps to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Many of Facebook's most popular apps are sharing user data with third parties, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
There's no privacy nowadays for even the tiniest members of society, with a survey revealing that eight out of ten children have some sort of online presence before they reach two years old.
As expected, Facebook's made a major overhaul of the site, in a move which has been largely welcomed by analysts and privacy campaigners.
Canada's privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart says she's completed her review of Facebook's privacy practices - but that the company's introduced so many new features since she began that she's going to have to start all over again.
Google's confirmed that it's fired an engineer for privacy violations.
Radio-frequency identification tags. They are small, controversial, and they have been around for decades.
It is now old news that Apple is considering developing new components in their devices that would allow them to spy on their users. It started several weeks ago when Apple filed the patent for the new components.
A new program will soon be released which can scan social networks for pictures of particular individuals.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California is apparently not a big fan of Facebook's recently introduced geo-location app.
National Police Agency officers in South Korea today raided Google office space in the country to find evidence that the search giant was illegally storing private user information.
Shock, horror: loads of publicly-available data has been, er, leaked to the public on BitTorrent.