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2014-08-19 23:00:47

Internet users concerned with privacy, cyber crime, and unauthorized data collection can now take control of their personal information with Private.me, which launched today. Private.me is a secure hub of online privacy tools that keeps an individual’s personal data private through a patent-pending process that encrypts and fragments users’ data, and then distributes it to a geographically dispersed system of servers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Internet users concerned...

2012-03-12 16:05:31

With the political clobbering of the SOPA-PIPA anti-piracy legislation still visible in their rearview mirrors, a handful of American Internet giants are turning their attention towards a new political threat: federally mandated privacy policies. Yet with a tepid public looking on rather joining the ranks of online activists, tech companies may find that their attempts to derail personal-data collection legislation to be an entirely different ballgame. Silicon Valley blue-chips like Apple,...

Internet Explorer Users Also Victims Of Google's Snooping
2012-02-21 12:30:50

Microsoft reports that Apple isn't the only company that has fallen victim to Google's sneaky way of getting past privacy protections. The company said that Google is exploiting the way Microsoft's Internet Explorer works, enabling the company to get past the browser's privacy policies. Dean Hachamovitch, corporate vice president for Internet Explorer, said in a blog post that the browser blocks third-party cookies by default, unless a site presents to the browser a P3P Compact Policy...

2011-08-17 00:00:30

Developer of plug-and-play Internet privacy solutions, SurfEasy, launches its first product and pre-ordering partnership with Kickstarter.com. SurfEasy has developed a unique USB key that combines leading-edge, encrypted Internet security technology within a portable, credit card-sized form factor enabling anyone to easily ensure their online privacy and freedom on any computer or network. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 SurfEasy is pleased to announce a first-of-its-kind product...

2011-07-27 15:16:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should have the ability to decide how much of their personal information is available on the Internet, as well as ample opportunities to understand the purpose for which it is used, according to members of an expert panel of industry, advocacy and government leaders at a Washington forum on Internet privacy. The forum, entitled The New Digital Profile: Managing Privacy in an Evolving, Mobile Internet, was sponsored on Tuesday...

2009-12-03 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) today launched its Take Back Your Privacy campaign designed around the twin goals of: Securing passage of a comprehensive federal consumer privacy law that establishes clear rights for consumers and clear rules for companies that collect personal information. Increasing demand for and availability of user-friendly privacy tools to give Internet users more control of their data. "It's time for...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.