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2014-04-22 08:29:03

Mobile ad networks and other API service providers can now use AgeCheq to automate the creation of privacy disclosure statements YORK, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgeCheq (www.AgeCheq.com), the company helping mobile app and game publishers to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), today opened its cloud-based compliance service to mobile ad networks and other API providers that are subject to the revised COPPA law. By creating a free account at...

2014-04-18 23:03:50

idcloak announces the release of its Australian VPN at a time when Australian citizens are discovering that their online privacy may be at risk. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 idcloak is announcing the release of its Australia VPN, which will provide online anonymity at a time when Australians are discovering they might just need it. Until recently Australians have felt their online privacy was secure from online surveillance methods similar to those of the NSA and the British GCHQ....

2014-04-15 23:06:17

idcloak announces the release of its Dutch VPN server, which allows users to access the internet though a country long known for protecting online freedom and privacy. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 idcloak is announcing the release of its Netherlands VPN server. According to Connor Mills, web researcher at idcloak Technologies, Internet censorship in the Netherlands is practically nonexistent, “The Netherlands serves as a bastion of online freedom and anti-censorship. Some internet...

2014-04-15 08:26:53

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today released a report detailing the privacy invasive features and potential harms of Google Glass, the Internet giant's wearable computing device and offered a list of the top ten reasons not to be a "Glasshole." The report can be read at: www.consumerwatchdog.org/resources/goolgeglassreport041414.pdf Consumer Watchdog has been testing a Google Glass device for weeks and warns that neither the...

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...

2014-04-11 08:26:42

Latest Tech Wearable to be Funded via Indiegogo NEW YORK, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Contact, a wearable tech startup based in Kiev, Ukraine, today launched a prototype of a wearable device called Contacter, presented in the form of a touchscreen watch. Contacter will be funded via an Indiegogo campaign beginning April 10. The device is the first social network to allow point-to-point, peer-to-peer truly secure communication between users. Contacter is the first non-internet based...

2014-04-10 23:22:34

idcloak's Canada VPN server offers users a means of private internet browsing, as public awareness of the Canadian government's online surveillance rises. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 idcloak announces the release of its Canada VPN server, which will offer Canadian citizens privacy browsing the web. Connor Mills explains why Canadians are beginning to take their online privacy seriously, “The Canadian government has remained rather silent as citizens are becoming...

2014-04-09 23:03:57

Brady Corporation and Tego Inc. jointly develop next generation smart RFID Labels and Solutions for aerospace. Milwaukee, Wis. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Brady (NYSE:BRC), a leading manufacturer and marketer of high-performance identification products, and Tego, Inc., a leader in next generation RFID (radio frequency identification) solutions, announce the release of a smart RFID integrated label, designed to meet AS5678 requirements and the aerospace industry’s ATA Spec 2000. These smart...

2014-04-09 08:26:36

As first to adopt the TRUSTed Ads Mobile Privacy Management Platform, Millennial Media shares results from their 2013 campaigns SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRUSTe, the leading global data privacy management company, today announced that it has more than doubled its mobile advertising partner base in the last year with a total of thirty-three networks now choosing to utilize TRUSTed Ads as their mobile advertising privacy solution. Since it was first to market two...

2014-04-09 00:21:56

iAWFUL List Reveals Misguided Legislative Efforts that Will Harm Consumers WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, NetChoice announced the 2014 Internet Advocates Watchlist of Ugly Laws (iAWFUL) list, a collection of legislation that has the potential to undermine key elements of Internet freedom and commerce. This year's list is full of legislative efforts run amok. As legislators and regulators fall over themselves in a race to regulate Internet...


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