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Online Trust Alliance Labels Twitter As Most Trustworthy Site
2014-06-12 10:49:24

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Not much can really be said in 140 characters but perhaps saying less is what makes a website trustworthy, and why micro-blogging service Twitter earned the highest score in a new report measuring the trustworthiness of websites, established by the Online Trust Alliance. The group is made up of various technology-based firms including Microsoft, VeriSign, Symantec and even Twitter itself. The Annual Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll...

2014-06-12 08:35:20

Beliefs of Eroding Privacy, Lack of Confidence in Ethics HOPKINTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary: -- Taps into privacy attitudes of 15,000 consumers from 15 countries -- 91% of respondents value the benefit of "easier access to information and knowledge" that digital technology affords -- Only 27% say they are willing to trade some privacy for greater convenience and ease online -- Only 41% believe government is committed to protecting...

2014-06-11 23:09:47

The Bright Network is the only email provider that offers users the ability to create their own private network of friends and family, as well as provide private communications outside of the network. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 With the heightened concern over NSA spying and awareness among consumers over their privacy being compromised online, Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc (BRMH) has launched a new private email service called The Bright Network. Unlike any other email provider...

2014-06-11 23:06:18

Recognized for leadership in brand protection, privacy and security. San Mateo, Calif. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Agari, the leading provider of data-driven security solutions that detect and prevent advanced email cyberthreats, today announced the company has been chosen for the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) 2014 Online Trust Honor Roll for the third year in a row. Each year, OTA evaluates sites and mobile applications based on dedication to brand protection, privacy and security. The study...

2014-06-11 16:29:01

Well over 80% of Arkansas voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Arkansas--86%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an...

Microsoft Challenges US Warrant To Disclose Email Stored Abroad
2014-06-11 12:53:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday the New York Times reported Microsoft had challenged the authority of federal prosecutors in the United States to force it to hand over customer emails that were stored in an Ireland data center. This is reportedly the first time a corporation has challenged a domestic search warrant seeking information that was stored overseas. The case has attracted attention from privacy groups and other American-based technology companies....

2014-06-11 12:33:47

85% of Colorado voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Colorado--85%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an outdated...

2014-06-11 12:33:45

Well over 80% of Georgia voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Georgia--84%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an...

2014-06-11 12:33:44

Well over 80% of New Hampshire voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in New Hampshire--85%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act...

2014-06-11 12:33:43

Well over 80% of Nevada voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Nevada--88%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an...


Latest Internet privacy Reference Libraries

secure_email
2012-07-01 22:51:38

Email encryption refers to encryption and authentication of email messages, which is typically done to protect content from being read by unintended recipients. Email technology is readily available but has yet to achieve widespread usage, most likely due to social factors, such as people seeing the use of encryption as paranoid, and as marking a message urgent whether it is or not. A recent survey (from January 2012) found that only 35 percent of companies have implemented email...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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