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Abine updates Firefox add-on to block Web tracking

The Targeted Advertising Cookie Opt-out add-on can now stop Facebook's 'Like' button from appearing.

Hands on with Google+

Google's new social networking site Google+ has a few rough spots, but PCWorld's Megan Geuss and Mark Sullivan think it's a strong start to the search giant's challenge to Facebook.

Connecticut concerned about Facebook face recognition

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has expressed concern that Facebook's "Tag Suggestions" face recognition feature compromises consumer privacy.

Remains of the Day: Surprises in store

Apple Store secrets revealed--but are they really secrets? Also Apple pulls an app for collecting users' personal info--surprise--and the government decides to do something ineffective about mobile privacy.

Privacy groups push for U.S. Facebook probe

Several privacy groups are asking U.S. regulators to force Facebook to halt plans for its facial recognition service.

Facebook Privacy: How to block facial recognition

Facebook automatically opts you into its new facial recognition feature, which recognizes your face in photos and prompts your friends to tag you. Here's how to opt out of it.

Remains of the Day: Great Scott!

Apple's first CEO talks about the good ol' days, a new technology could potentially up the public crazy factor, and the secrets of the Verizon iPhone's super-secret secrecy may finally be revealed.

Remains of the Day: Potent potables

It's time to talk cloud licensing (the legal distinctions between stratus and cumulonimbus are really quite fascinating), Verizon's tiered data plans (your choice of large, extra large, or patently ridiculous), and Apple's latest trademark defense (what is this "App Store" of which you speak?).

Senators: New smartphone tracking law needed

Two senators call for new online privacy laws.

Facebook fights California privacy push

California is considering legislation that would tighten Facebook's privacy practices, and the social network is not happy about it.