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Google and Facebook under fire from Dutch government over citizens' privacy

The Dutch government is clamping down on the way in which large organisations use its citizen’s personal data.

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) threatened… 605 more words

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Research Insights: One in Five has Left Social Media Services

A recent report from Open Xchange has found that one in five people have tried and then shut down one or more of their social media accounts. 383 more words

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Welcome to the "new" FB

from the Dec 8, 2014 issue of the NY Times,

Facebook is updating its terms of service as of Jan. 1. They state in clearer terms that Facebook will be tracking your location (unless you disable it), vacuuming up data that other people provide about you and even contacts from your phone’s address book (if you sync it to your account) — important provisions many of Facebook’s 1.35 billion users may not even notice when they click “accept.”

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Confirmed: That copyright status you posted? You own it, but Facebook can still use it

Every couple of months Facebook users engage in a collective frenzy to protect their daily updated online lives by posting status updates stipulating they own the copyright to content they post on the social network. 554 more words

Here’s why you don’t have to share that status update about Facebook’s copyright rules

TORONTO – You may have noticed some of your Facebook friends sharing a long-winded post regarding Facebook’s copyright policies recently. The post – which is usually a good three to four paragraphs long – is made up of legal jargon that reads in short, “I declare that my rights are attached to all my personal data, drawings, paintings, photos, texts etc. 696 more words

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Facebook redefining privacy

Recently FB started to work on its privacy policy, the purpose of working on their privacy policy was to provide a safe platform for all users. 390 more words

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The Dark Side Of Facebook Exposed

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – While Facebook can be fun, it also has a darker side that could put users at risk of losing money, their reputation and even friendships. 467 more words

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