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2014-08-08 23:06:39

XC’s new instant messaging feature, XChat, is purely peer-to-peer, encrypted from end to end, and leaves no trace on the computer you use it on. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 XC has unveiled XChat, a next-gen instant messaging app with industry-leading privacy and security features. Furthermore XChat is available inside the XC TOR Stick, which hides your IP address and leaves no trace on the computer it is used on. XChat complements XCurrency, XC’s existing app for flexibly...

2014-08-07 23:08:10

iDiscovery Solutions, Inc. (iDS), an award-winning, global, legal technology expert services firm headquartered in Washington, DC, announced today a new program to provide accredited CLE’s to law firms across the country. Offered as either single-topic sessions or an entire educational series, each CLE will focus on the latest relevant topics in e-Discovery, digital forensics, social media, international data privacy, and more. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 iDiscovery...

2014-08-07 23:03:56

As the amount of personal data rapidly increases and is scattered everywhere, MyLife.com offers unique services to help people find and control sensitive personal information available online (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 MyLife.com announces new services that empower people to protect their privacy and public image from one central place. The amount of data being created by people—and about them—is growing online every day. As a result, it is increasingly difficult for people to manage...

2014-08-07 12:26:25

Social networking sites, search/portal sites and their fellow Americans - in possession of camera-equipped devices - also seen as threats to privacy NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It seems that lately, privacy and personal data have been permanent fixtures in the news cycle. Between revelations of government snooping, consumer data breaches, and social media experiments, it can be tough to trust anyone with your personal information these days. In fact, only four in ten...

2014-08-07 12:25:33

Powerful 'Privacy App' now available for Android to Identify, Disable and Uninstall Spyware on Tablets and Smartphones LAS VEGAS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SnoopWall (www.snoopwall.com), the world's first counterveillance software company, announced today the release of Privacy App(TM) for Android (www.snoopwall.com/snoopwall-privacy-app) platform mobile devices. The launch coincides with the two of the world's leading cybersecurity and computer hackers' conferences held in Las...

2014-08-06 23:09:14

Ten Percent of Users Now Shifting Their Precise Location New York, New York; London, England; Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 SinglesAroundMe® the globally popular social discovery mobile dating app found that users are taking advantage of a new privacy option that allows users to ‘shift’ their precise GPS location a few miles in relation to others while using a smart device. The study was based on the privacy option selections of SinglesAroundMe® users on both the...

2014-08-06 08:41:33

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog has joined with six other consumer privacy organizations in calling for President Obama to propose strong privacy legislation in the groups' comments on the White House report on "big data." "Enacting baseline privacy legislation that implements a strong and resonant Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights (CPBR) is the single most effective way to answer the public's call for basic online privacy rights, ensure...

2014-08-06 04:21:50

Updated AVG PrivacyFix app also allows users to calculate their Twitter value AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 182 million active users, today announced a number of updates to its flagship AVG PrivacyFix(TM) application, including extending its scope to the popular social network Twitter® and enabling users to assess their 'worth' to the key networks in terms of targeted advertising value. With...

google nabs sex offender
2014-08-05 05:36:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google’s role in the arrest of a Houston, Texas man on child pornography charges has revealed that the Mountain View, California-based tech giant is quietly scanning its users’ emails for signs of illegal content. According to Tim Wetzel of KHOU 11 News, 41-year-old John Henry Skillern was taken into custody after Google discovered that an email he was attempting to send contained explicit images of a young girl, and notified...

2014-08-05 04:21:05

Americans are more sensitive when it comes to searches of their personal electronics than other personal effects NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The right to privacy (or lack thereof) and the protection from unreasonable searches have been under increased discussion over the past year, triggered, in part, by revelations of widespread NSA surveillance practices. While online privacy has been the latest front in this battle, Americans continue to have widely diverse opinions on what...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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