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2014-06-23 08:33:03

Privacy Innovators, Disconnect and TRUSTe partner to make important privacy information more accessible SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disconnect, a leading developer of popular consumer privacy software, and TRUSTe, the leading Data Privacy Management company, today announced the launch of Privacy Icons, software that helps people quickly understand how websites handle their data. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140106/CL40095LOGO Users want to know what...

2014-06-12 08:35:20

Beliefs of Eroding Privacy, Lack of Confidence in Ethics HOPKINTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary: -- Taps into privacy attitudes of 15,000 consumers from 15 countries -- 91% of respondents value the benefit of "easier access to information and knowledge" that digital technology affords -- Only 27% say they are willing to trade some privacy for greater convenience and ease online -- Only 41% believe government is committed to protecting...

2014-06-11 08:37:56

Leader in digital messaging software continues to demonstrate exceptional brand protection, online security and privacy best practices COLUMBIA, Md., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Message Systems, the global leader in digital messaging software for cloud-based businesses and large enterprises, today announced that it has been named to the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) 2014 Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll for the second consecutive year. The award recognizes companies that demonstrate...

2014-06-11 08:37:32

American Greetings, Netflix, Twitter and Walmart Take Top Scores in Security and Privacy for 2014 Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll SEATTLE and CHICAGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust and user empowerment while promoting innovation, announced today the results of its 2014 Online Trust Audit. Out of nearly 800 top consumer websites evaluated, 30.2 percent made the Honor Roll, distinguishing...

2014-05-19 16:26:04

Special Pricing Offered for Early Registration to Event Covering All Aspects of Privacy and Cloud Security SEATTLE, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the opening of registration for its annual CSA Congress 2014 scheduled to take place September 17-19, 2014, at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA. Participants are encouraged to take advantage of special early registration pricing. This year, the CSA and the International...

Snapchat Reaches Settlement With FTC Over User Agreement Woes
2014-05-09 15:01:25

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Snapchat has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission after a federal complaint alleged that the popular photo messaging service made false promises that photos were being deleted in a timely manner. The FTC complaint alleged that the issue was not in line with what was outlined in the company’s user agreement. According to an FTC statement, the main complaint stems from the fact that photo messages remained stored on...

2014-05-01 08:44:48

Privacy Ref is offering free webinars in May BOYNTON BEACH, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wearable technology is at the forefront of the news lately. Many people are worried about some shifty eyed passer-by with Google Glass, Samsung Gear, or some other device snapping their picture or stealing their personal information. Businesses worry about employees or visitors stealing proprietary information or leaking confidential information to the outside world. Businesses will need...

WhatsApp Purchase By Facebook Gets Go Ahead From The FTC
2014-04-11 11:13:08

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has given its approval for Facebook to acquire WhatsApp for $19 billion. The regulator granted authorization with a warning that the FTC will be watching for privacy violations. As the FTC cleared the way for Facebook to complete the acquisition, it also issued a letter, reports CNET. The letter, addressed to Facebook's chief privacy officer Erin Egan and WhatsApp's general counsel Anne Hoge and signed...

Privacy Groups File Complaint Over Facebook, WhatsApp Deal
2014-03-07 13:58:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two privacy groups have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission saying Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp could be an unfair trade practice, according to a Bloomberg report. The Electronic Privacy Information Center and Center for Digital Democracy claim that the purchase is unfair because users of the messaging services had an expectation that their data would not be collected for advertising purposes. Facebook first...

2014-02-07 12:21:53

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Shannon Wheatman and Michelle Ghiselli, both of Kinsella Media, authored a new white paper in conjunction with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and Rust Consulting. The white paper, "Privacy Policies: How to Communicate Effectively with Consumers," discusses the consequences of failing to make clear and accurate privacy disclosures in the framework of today's legal and regulatory landscape. It also...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.