In response to the recent Carrier IQ controversy, a Massachusetts congressman has proposed a bill that would require all phone companies to notify consumers of any user tracking and monitoring software in their phones.
Industry heavyweights Google, PayPal, Microsoft and AOL, along with 11 other companies, are aiming to eradicate phishing through technology.
Google's decision this week to share user data across its online services has caught the attention of eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Google will be able to combine data from several Google services when a Google Accounts user is signed in, as part of a rewritten set of privacy policies that the company announced this week.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has postponed a vote on the controversial Protect IP Act, scheduled for Tuesday.
Carrier IQ has released a 19-page document describing its technology in what appears to be a belated attempt to quell continuing concerns over its controversial tracking software.
A Facebook bug that allowed unauthorized viewers to see private photos has been squished.
The outcry over Carrier IQ's mobile-phone tracking software continued Friday, with a U.S. congressman asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the company.
In the wake of a settlement between the FTC and Facebook over the latter's privacy policies, users of the social networking site should get ready for more changes in the way Facebook operates.