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.
Inside Network has concluded that fifty percent of Facebook's young female members are utterly incapable of managing their privacy settings.
Facebook's really keen on privacy these days, and it's now rolled out a feature requiring outside applications and websites to make it clear to users which parts of their profiles are being shared.
Frank Sinatra may have done it his way, but now the spirit of Sadie Hawkins (no, not Sophie B. Hawkins) is doing it HerWay. That's right, ladies!
Apple is collecting the precise, real-time location of iPhone and iPad users, and passing it on to other organisations.
Bosses have the right to check an employee's text messages, the Supreme Court has ruled, if they think work rules are being broken.
AT&T is struggling to handle the rush of customers for the new iPhone 4, and has found itself embroiled in yet another privacy scandal.
Google says the massive furore over Wifi snooping by Street View cars was all the fault of one software engineer.
Only two percent of US Facebook users plan to delete their accounts today as a result of the 'Quit Facebook Day on May 31' campaign.
Young people are more careful about managing their privacy online than their elders, according to the latest report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
Facebook has revealed the outcome of all those secret meetings over the last couple of weeks - new privacy controls. Now, there's a surprise.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has acknowledged the popular social networking site "missed the mark" by introducing overly "complex" privacy controls.
Google is reportedly discussing how it can get away with introducing facial recognition technology in the light of increasing criticism over its privacy policies.
For sheer nerve, it takes some beating. A Canadian woman is suing her local phone carrier for invasion of privacy and breach of contract - because her itemized bill let her husband find out she was having an affair.
It's a hideous thought: all over the world, every time some idiot photocopies their butt, the image is stored for posterity.
Even without cookies, the vast majority of browsers leave unique signatures that can be used to track a user's online activity, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
A new site highlights Facebook's privacy failings by letting users search automatically for embarrassing posts.