Topic: Electronic Frontier Foundation
S.978 is the latest chapter in the fight to protect major content providers, including the movie industry, which say they lose millions of dollars yearly from illegal streams on sites like YouTube.
10/25/2011 05:41 pm
Senator Schumer of New York criticizes in-vehicle emergency tool OnStar because it collects information about its users even after they cancel the service. It's the latest flareup over whether new technologies are violating users' privacy rights.
09/26/2011 08:57 pm
The cyberattack, which affected hundreds of thousands of users in Iran, may have been meant to allow the Iranian government to eavesdrop on its citizens via Google, Yahoo, Facebook, and other sites.
09/06/2011 03:16 pm
British officials have criticized social media for its role in organizing and fanning the riots throughout England. But experts suggest that much of the criticism is misplaced.
08/11/2011 08:53 pm
Social media: From Iran to Tunisia and Egypt and beyond, Twitter and Facebook are the power tools of civic upheaval – but social media is only one factor in the spread of democratic revolution.
06/30/2011 01:21 pm
Google, publishers, and authors asked a judge for another 60 days Wednesday to hammer out a deal to make Google Books a reality. The agreement could shape the nascent industry.
06/01/2011 06:35 pm
The FBI has seized control of a Russian cybercrime enterprise, but to kill it completely, officials may ask to rip some malware out of your computer. US diplomatic secrets could be at stake.
05/06/2011 08:55 pm
Legislation proposed Tuesday would require companies to notify users before data is collected and allow users to change the collected data or opt-out entirely.
04/13/2011 08:20 pm
iPhone jailbreaking was given a thumb up with new government rules announced Monday that allows unapproved iPhone apps.
07/28/2010 01:08 pm
Facebook long ago surpassed MySpace to become king of the social networking world. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that Facebook now has more than 500 million members around the world.
07/21/2010 11:42 pm