Global Positioning System (GPS) technology is causing growing concern among privacy advocates who fear that cell phones and other items could end up playing a "Big Brother" role.
The issue of privacy is currently being debated in both the U.S. and the UK, among governments and technology companies alike.
The group Consumer Watchdog is calling on the Justice Department and state attorneys general to protect consumer privacy amid concerns about Google’s new Chrome browser.
A New Jersey-based company that operates by collecting information from students will have to allow participants to opt out of their service, following the settlement of a privacy lawsuit.
A new law that took effect in Nevada this month aims to help protect data gathered by businesses about their customers, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Privacy and civil liberty concerns have been raised about the way that the city of Santa Rosa, California manages the data it collects about residents.
The National Security Administration is currently under investigation for charges that it listened in on personal phone calls made by military personnel and other Americans living overseas, it has emerged.
U.S. government agencies should be obligated to assess the impact of counterterrorism initiatives on people’s privacy before they begin, a new report claims.
Legislation introduced by three lawmakers this week aims to create stronger measures to protect the privacy of those who are traveling across borders.
California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed legislation that gives a state office the right to fine hospitals that do not adequately protect patient privacy.