Latest Privacy International Stories

2012-03-12 16:46:49

While the political debate over Web privacy is just warming up in the US, a British watchdog group argues that Google’s recently revised privacy policy conflicts with the UK’s Data Protection Act.

Google+ To Allow Pseudonyms
2012-01-25 06:10:57

Google+ is making the move to allow pseudonyms and nicknames in registered accounts. But users must prove their pseudonym has already attracted an audience.

2011-04-13 06:10:00

Microsoft has launched its own version of Google's StreetView across Europe.

2009-03-24 13:05:47

The Information Commissioner (ICO) has issued a formal complaint over Google's Street View service, which has been the subject of numerous privacy and safety concerns in the last few weeks.

2008-11-03 15:30:00

As Google continues its steady rise as the most dominant source on the Web, many users are becoming increasingly cautious about the amount of power the Web giant could have.

2008-07-15 18:00:20

A CAMERA car thought to belong to internet giant Google has again been spotted in the Capital. Last week, the Evening News reported how the vehicles are touring the city, photographing roads, landmarks and pedestrians.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.