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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Microsoft's Enterprise Cloud Services Get A Privacy Thumbs Up From Europe's Data Protection Authorities   —  Microsoft is no stranger to the chilling effects of European regulation, facing fines for some of its own practices and seeing rivals like Google get off the hook more lightly.
Apr 10, 2014, 8:00 AMIn context
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
UK ad watchdog clears Microsoft ad campaign attacking Gmail privacy standards   —  Microsoft wins battle over ads attacking Google privacy standards  —  Advertising Standards Authority agrees Gmail's scanning of email contents to target ads sets it apart from Outlook.com
Mar 27, 2014, 4:35 AMIn context
Peter Sayer / PC World:
French consumer group: Google, Facebook privacy policies are too hard to read   —  French consumer protection group UFC-Que Choisir has issued Facebook, Twitter and Google with a summons to appear before the Paris High Court, which it has asked to strike out what it says are unfair or illegal clauses in the companies' user agreements.
Mar 26, 2014, 7:50 AMIn context
Michael Arrington / Uncrunched:
About That Time Google Spied On My Gmail   —  I'm reading about how Microsoft read a blogger's Hotmail (or other Microsoft hosted email) to determine who leaked Microsoft information to that blogger.  Microsoft's response is pathetic, stating that “the privacy of our customers is incredibly important to us” …
Mar 21, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Liz Gannes / Re/code:
Google's Larry Page on Internet Privacy: Don't Throw the Baby Out With the Bathwater   —  James Duncan Davidson/Flickr/TedConference  —  Google CEO Larry Page was hesitant to tell the world about the medical condition that was hurting his ability to speak, but publicly sharing his voice troubles helped …
Mar 19, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg:
Google Won't Face Group E-Mail Privacy Lawsuit: Judge   —  Google Inc. (GOOG) won a major victory in its fight against claims it illegally scanned private e-mail messages to and from Gmail accounts, defeating a bid to unify lawsuits in a single group case on behalf of hundreds of millions of Internet users.
Mar 19, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Kevin Rose / TechCrunch:
Foundation: Secret's David Byttow Talks Privacy, Security, and Company Origins   —  Today is an exciting day for Secret, one of the most talked about new startups in Silicon Valley which just raised another round of funding.  —  I sat down with Secret's co-founder David Byttow this week …
Mar 16, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Bruce Schneier / Schneier on Security:
Data collection and analysis counts as privacy invasion even when just algorithms, not humans, are involved   —  Surveillance by Algorithm  —  Increasingly, we are watched not by people but by algorithms.  Amazon and Netflix track the books we buy and the movies we stream, and suggest other books and movies based on our habits.
Mar 7, 2014, 7:00 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Koum and Zuckerberg differ sharply in their approaches to advertising and privacy   —  In Pricey Facebook Deal for WhatsApp, Two Strong-Willed CEOs  —  Two years ago, Jan Koum, founder of mobile-messaging service WhatsApp, decried online advertising, saying it drives tech companies to write …
Feb 21, 2014, 1:05 AMIn context
Nicole Perlroth / NYT Bits:
The Day the Internet Didn't Fight Back   —  So much for mass protest.  —  A consortium of Internet and privacy activists had long promoted Feb. 11 as the day the Internet would collectively stand up and shout down surveillance by the National Security Agency.
Feb 12, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context

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