Data privacy
Information privacy, or data privacy (or data protection), is the relationship between collection and dissemination of data, technology, the public expectation of privacy, and the legal and political ...
All the Ways Your Wi-Fi Router Can Spy on You
It can even be trained to read your lips.
Google Can Now Tell You When And Where You Were Mentioned Online
The company's new Stay In The Loop feature does just that. If you weren’t scared that Google knows too much about you, here’s yet another reason to be so. The company’s new ‘Stay In the Loop’ feature ...
Americans Are Getting Freaked Out About Doing Stuff on the Internet
If you've started to think twice about what you type into a search engine or whether you should hit that Wi-Fi hotspot, you're not alone. Literally.
Beware of ads that use inaudible sound to link your phone, TV, tablet, and PC
Privacy advocates are warning federal authorities of a new threat that uses inaudible, high-frequency sounds to surreptitiously track a person's online behavior across a range of devices, including ph...
Paris Attack Could Renew Debate Over Encrypted Messaging Apps
The deadly terror attack in Paris could reignite the debate over whether the government should have a 'back door' to access encrypted communications. Law enforcement officials and cyberexperts have po...
House To States: Don't You Dare Demand GMO Labels
A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs. The argument over genetically modified food has been dominated, in recent years,...
Hacking Team Hack Casts Spotlight On Murky World Of State Surveillance
The recent dump of the company’s private documents revealed the blurred moral lines of digital mercenaries providing software that could violate human rights. In contrast to many of the private compan...
Internet privacy
Internet privacy involves the right or mandate of personal privacy concerning the storing, repurposing, provision to third parties, and displaying of information pertaining to oneself via the Interne...
Internet privacy - Wikipedia
Medical privacy
Medical privacy or health privacy is the practice of keeping information about a patient confidential. This involves both conversational discretion on the part of health care providers, and the securi...
Medical privacy - Wikipedia
Financial privacy
Financial Privacy is a blanket term for a multitude of privacy issues:Debates on the first sense of the phrase have many different points of view, from crypto anarchists who want to create a completel...
Political privacy
Political privacy has been a concern since voting systems emerged in ancient times. The secret ballot is the simplest and most widespread measure to ensure that political views are not known to anyon...
Information privacy law
Information privacy or data protection laws prohibit the disclosure or misuse of information held on private individuals. Over 80 countries and independent territories have now adopted comprehensive d...
Disclosure
Disclosure may refer to:
Freedom of information legislation
Freedom of information laws (FOI laws) allow access by the general public to data held by national governments. They establish a "right-to-know" legal process by which requests may be made for governm...
Privacy law
Privacy law refers to the laws which deal with the regulation of personal information about individuals which can be collected by governments and other public as well as private organizations and its ...
All the Ways Your Wi-Fi Router Can Spy on You
It can even be trained to read your lips.
Beware of ads that use inaudible sound to link your phone, TV, tablet, and PC
Privacy advocates are warning federal authorities of a new threat that uses inaudible, high-frequency sounds to surreptitiously track a person's online behavior across a range of devices, including ph...
Barnardisation
Barnardisation is a method of disclosure control for tables of counts that involves randomly adding or subtracting 1 from some cells in the table.It is named after Professor George Alfred Barnard (191...
Client confidentiality
Client confidentiality is the principle that an institution or individual should not reveal information about their clients to a third party without the consent of the client or a clear legal reason. ...
House To States: Don't You Dare Demand GMO Labels
A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs. The argument over genetically modified food has been dominated, in recent years,...
Disclosure Scotland
Disclosure Scotland is an executive agency of the Scottish Government, providing criminal records disclosure services for employers and voluntary sector organisations.Any person can apply for a Basic ...
Disclosure Scotland - Wikipedia
Exponential mechanism (differential privacy)
The exponential mechanism is a technique for designing differentially private algorithms developed by Frank McSherry and Kunal Talwar. Differential privacy is a technique for releasing statistical inf...
Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data
The Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data of the Council of Europe of 1981 extended the safeguards for everyone's rights and fundamental fr...
Opt-out
The term opt-out refers to several methods by which individuals can avoid receiving unsolicited product or service information. This ability is usually associated with direct marketing campaigns such ...
Freedom of information legislation (Tennessee)
The Tennessee Open Records Act is a law that states that any citizen of Tennessee may request public records there. Public documents shall "be open for personal inspection by any citizen of Tennessee...
80/20 Thinking
80/20 Thinking Limited was launched in January 2008 as a UK-based global privacy consultancy specialising in corporate and consumer advice in the fields of privacy, data protection, information securi...
Right to privacy
The right to privacy is a human right and an element of various legal traditions which may restrain both government and private party action that threatens the privacy of individuals.Since the global...