As the government moves toward the adoption of electronic health records, the Department of Health and Human Services has announced new privacy guidelines for the treatment of these records.
Yahoo is attempting to set the industry standard regarding how it manages user data by cutting the amount of time that it keeps information on individuals’ searches.
At first, the idea of being able to access a person’s criminal record dating back several years may seem convenient – but what if there are errors?
Employees of Verizon Wireless accessed the cell phone records of President-elect Barack Obama without permission, the company has admitted.
A company that marketed web surveillance technology and six of its client companies are being sued by a group of customers who claim the practice violated privacy laws.
Microsoft has told European privacy advocates that it is willing to agree to hold on to web searchers’ records for a shorter period of time, as long as its competitors follow suit.
Every 53 seconds a laptop is stolen, according to technology research and advisory firm Gartner, while up to 12,000 laptops are lost in U.S. airports each week.
Ever heard of male menopause? Of course not, because the medical mafia won’t allow those words to be uttered in the medical community. But when testosterone levels in males begin to drop in your 40s or 50s, distinct health problems arise.
New radio frequency identification (RFID) technology that is able to read information about travelers who are crossing borders has raised concerns among privacy advocates.
Google is making news with its highly-touted flu tracking project, but when it comes to privacy issues, this may be just the tip of the iceberg.