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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

07/24/2014

Google

Google Settles Online Privacy Case For $17M

Google has agreed to pay Illinois, the District of Columbia, and 36 other states $17 million to settle allegations that the company skirted privacy settings on Apple Safari and allowed advertisers to gather information and track consumers’ Internet browsing habits.

11/19/2013

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Expert: Be Careful When Choosing Health-Related Apps For Your Smart Phone

Experts say most people have no idea what they are getting themselves into when it comes to keeping their information private. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

11/04/2013

Northstar Healthcare in Chicago. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Clinic’s Email Blunder Compromises Privacy Of AIDS Patient

The Northstar Healthcare clinic in Chicago specializes in treating people with HIV or AIDS. Information about its patients is supposed to be kept confidential, CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

09/17/2012

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‘Public Portraits’ Blog Invasion Of Chicago’s Privacy?

At first I was indignant about the utter lack of privacy Public Portraits—a tumblr blog that displays photos of strangers on the L—provides. I mean, how dare this stranger invade the comfort bubbles of hundreds–if not thousands–of Chicagoans!

09/12/2012

Do Not Track

Protecting Your Online Privacy With A ‘Do Not Track’ Option

You may have heard of “do not track” or seen new privacy options on your Internet browser, and even on Web ads. But what does it mean, and is your privacy really protected?

CBS 2–07/30/2012

Here is a map of locations stored on a users' iPhone.

iPhone Tracking Your Every Move–And Here’s A Map To Prove It

Apple has been storing users’ location information on their phones, and it has privacy experts concerned.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

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Gun Owner Privacy Battle Headed To Court

The issue of gun owner privacy – or secrecy – is heading to the courts.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

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Some Employers Asking For The Keys To Your Facebook Page

A Maryland prison employee was shocked when his employer asked him for access to his Facebook page as part of the screening process.

02/25/2011

Spokeo

Privacy Fears Erupt Over Spokeo

Some Web users are complaining about privacy concerns over the website Spokeo, which allows users to see satellite photos of people’s homes and other personal information just by typing in a name.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2011