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2014-09-08 20:22:11

Exhibit to Display the Artist's Nude Selfies In Place of Stolen Nude Pics, Inspired by Online Petitioners' Outrage ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public outrage over the announcement to exhibit the hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton by artist XVALA at a St. Petersburg art gallery next month has altered the artist's and gallery's plans, via a series of persuasive online petitions. The LA artist who planned to display the newly leaked images of...

Facebook's Influence In Consumer Consumption Of News Growing
2014-09-06 04:37:23

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Can a cute blue cartoon dinosaur really change the way people control their social media privacy settings? Facebook seems to think so. Internet privacy is a big issue and the top web companies are all scrambling to reassure users that they take it seriously. In the wake of widespread criticism that navigating its privacy settings is too complex to be user-friendly, Facebook has now introduced a new system to coax all of its 1.3 billion...

2014-09-05 23:06:13

Consumers seeking options to prevent sharing of confidential information Newton, Mass. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The hacking of private celebrity photos from their private iCloud accounts has customers questioning the storing of personal information, photos and documents on cloud-based services. According to one of the affected actresses, her photos were deleted from the cloud, or so she thought. “Knowing those photos were deleted long ago, I can only imagine the creepy effort that...

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2014-09-05 04:13:21

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Verizon has been instructed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to pay a record $7.4 million fine for its failure to notify wireline telephone customers of their marketing privacy rights. Customers are supposed to be made aware of their rights and given the choice to opt-in or out of having their details used for marketing purposes. From 2006, two million customers did not receive such privileges, and the problem continued...

2014-09-04 12:26:07

Brands and Social Networks Need to Provide Security, Privacy, and a Seamless Experience to Activate Growth NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With U.S. social commerce sales expected to reach $14 billion by 2015 (invesp), and social networks like Twitter and Facebook ramping up their commerce capabilities, a new survey commissioned by DigitasLBi, a global marketing and technology agency, and conducted online by Harris Poll shows that while only 5% of Americans have made a purchase on a...

2014-09-03 20:25:02

New encrypted photo gallery app protects videos and images from hackers, even on iCloud. SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vysk Communications announced its latest endeavor in the smartphone privacy world, the Vysk Private Gallery app. The Vysk Private Gallery app encrypts the photos and videos you want protected on your phone, as well as those you choose to store in the cloud. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140903/142648 With the Vysk Private Gallery...

2014-09-03 20:23:09

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that the recently leaked nude images of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and Supermodel Kate Upton will be the latest additions to L.A. artist XVALA's "Fear Google" campaign and will be on display to the public, unaltered, in the artist's upcoming show "No Delete" next month at CACA's The Showroom; located in the Warehouse Arts District in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Printed...

2014-09-03 16:25:05

New White Paper Examines Definitions of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), Provides Marketers Ways to Innovate Consumer Privacy Practices NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A macro issue that will continue to plague the marketing and advertising industry, if it is not properly addressed, is the instability of today's privacy practices, according to a new white paper by AdExchanger Research, a practice designed to provide thoughtful analysis on the digital media and marketing...

2014-09-03 16:21:41

Public Access to License Plate Reader Records Would Hand Tools to Stalkers and Criminals LIVERMORE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions today applauded Friday's ruling by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James Chalfant that prevents stalkers and criminals from having access to law enforcement databases of automated license plate reader (ALPR) data. In his decision, Chalfant said that publicly releasing ALPR data -- which consists of license...

2014-09-03 08:40:02

ValidSoft is World's First Security Software Company to Achieve Four 'EuroPriSe' Privacy Seals LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValidSoft UK Limited ("ValidSoft") (www.validsoft.com), a global supplier of transaction authentication solutions utilized by financial services companies, governments and business automation sectors and a subsidiary of Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK), today announced that it has been awarded an unprecedented fourth European Privacy...


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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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