Facebook, Twitter, other social nets leaking personal info

Facebook, Twitter, other social nets leaking personal info

Many major social networking sites are leaking information that allows third party advertising and tracking companies to associate the Web...

September 24th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Government use of tracking cookies sparks privacy concern

Government use of tracking cookies sparks privacy concern

Privacy advocates are raising questions about a proposal to revamp the use of tracking cookies on federal government Web sites.Under...

July 29th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Super cookies can bake psychographic profiles

Super cookies can bake psychographic profiles

On May 2, six years to the day after Microsoft filed its application, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted...

June 8th, 2006 Scott Bradner

Blinkx improves multimedia search engine

Blinkx improves multimedia search engine

Blinkx has enhanced its Blinkx.tv multimedia search engine by creating an online library where amateurs and professionals can upload, for...

October 3rd, 2005 Juan Carlos Perez

A little taste of cookie cookery

A little taste of cookie cookery

BackSpinLet's look at an old Internet favourite - a technology that is pervasive on the Web, old as the hills...

October 3rd, 2002 Mark Gibbs

EU law on data retention sparks condemnation

EU law on data retention sparks condemnation

Bowing to a hawkish mood that has gripped European policy makers since September 11, the European Parliament Thursday voted in...

June 2nd, 2002 Paul Meller

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Are companies responsible for privacy practices of third-party links on their Web site?Companies often put disclaimers on their Web sites,...

February 7th, 2002 John Boufford

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A camcorder to sink your teeth into?Sony Canada this month released a new camcorder which features Bluetooth technology, enabling users...

November 29th, 2001 No Author

Balancing privacy and security

Balancing privacy and security

At a recent Institute of Public Administration of Canada panel discussion on privacy of information, the moderator stood up and...

October 4th, 2001 Melanie Collison