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2014-06-19 23:11:26

Cirius Messaging Inc. announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 8,688,790 for its ‘For Your Eyes Only’ (F.Y.E.O.) feature in its Secure Messaging Platform. F.Y.E.O. provides enhanced certainty of identity and privacy by requiring a unique password in order to access encrypted messages and files. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Cirius Messaging Inc., the leading provider of secure corporate messaging, announced today that the...

2014-06-19 16:29:00

ATLANTA, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's Inc. and a franchisee secretly collected thousands of screen shots and key stroke logs from computers leased to two Colorado attorneys, a class action lawsuit filed in Atlanta federal court today by Herman Gerel LLP and co-counsel alleges. Lawyers Michael Peterson and Matthew Lyons, who leased several computers from Aspen Way Enterprises, Inc., an Aaron's franchisee, in Fort Collins, Colo., accuse the companies of remotely capturing...

2014-06-19 12:30:55

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Even though international anticorruption laws and violations are getting the lion's share of media and business attention these days, the area of global privacy law is fast becoming a top priority for many organizations. As rapid innovations in technology expand the consumption of personal data, the laws regulating its usage are also evolving to protect citizens' privacy. Failure to abide by these laws can result in high legal costs,...

Widespread Outage Affects Facebook Early Thursday Morning
2014-06-19 10:22:27

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Those who wake up early and expect to read their news feeds on Facebook as a way to start the day had to find another way to get connected on Thursday morning as the social network experienced a major outage. Access to Facebook's website and various apps went down just before 4am ET on Thursday June 19. The outage lasted about half an hour and apparently affected those Facebook users in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland,...

2014-06-19 08:25:33

TRUSTe expands COPPA compliance solutions to include website monitoring and new verifiable parental consent (VPC) service from AssertID SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a new study reveals the high levels of tracking on top websites visited by children, TRUSTe, the leading data privacy management company announced it is offering new services to help companies meet the privacy needs of the post-Millennial generation of kids and ensure compliance with the Children's...

2014-06-18 23:07:15

Online Trust Alliance (OTA) applauds GetResponse's commitment to consumer protection, data security and privacy. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 GetResponse, the leading email marketing provider, was honored in Chicago for the third year in a row by Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to identifying and promoting ways to protect the security, privacy and identity of Internet users. The OTA Honor Roll recognizes trustworthy companies based on...

2014-06-17 23:01:54

The Company has announced that the plans to charge for this service has been cancelled. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 SiberName (http://www.sibername.com), one of the most trusted Canadian resources for domain registration and web hosting, has announced that the company will continue to offer private domain name service for all the domain name extensions. This will be included in the cost of domain name registrations. "After the 2013 Registrar Agreement has become effective, it is...

2014-06-16 08:32:54

TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Properly applied de-identification is an effective tool to protect privacy, but recent criticisms have suggested the opposite. The perpetuation of this myth has the potential to adversely impact health research, innovation and Big Data insights. In order to address the misconceptions surrounding de-identification, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Dr. Ann Cavoukian, and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) Senior...

2014-06-13 12:27:40

DoNotTrackMe's privacy technology automatically blocks all Facebook tracking and provides users with a fast, private alternative to logging in with Facebook. BOSTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook tracks users' browsing across the Web by placing Like buttons and its Facebook Login on other websites. In the past they have stated they would not combine users' browsing history with their social identities, but now they have announced they will, and they will sell this to advertisers....

2014-06-13 04:20:38

Helps Consumers To Easily Manage Advertising Privacy Preferences And See More Relevant Ads SAN FRANCISCO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TRUSTe announces the launch of the TRUSTe App, an innovative way for consumers to control the ads they want to see. Now, for the first time, people can manage their ad privacy preferences and tell advertisers the type of ads they want to see all from a simple user-friendly app. The launch follows months of field testing in which 9 out of 10...


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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