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.
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.
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.
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!
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?
Apple has been storing users’ location information on their phones, and it has privacy experts concerned.
The issue of gun owner privacy – or secrecy – is heading to the courts.
A Maryland prison employee was shocked when his employer asked him for access to his Facebook page as part of the screening process.
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.