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EU seeks Street View picture purge

arstechnica.com
Google has had a very tough month in the EU, and it isn't getting any better. So far, its executives have been convicted in Italian courts and an investigation has been launched into whether the company's search rankings are anticompetitive. Now, a different service has found itself in the...
EU seeks Street View picture purge

Facebook May Begin Allowing Developers To Store User Data For More Than 24 Hours

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Facebook’s f8 conference is shaping up to have quite a few improvements in store for developers, and we think we’ve come across another one: a change to Facebook’s data retention policy. Yesterday, Facebook employee Monica Keller (who left MySpace to join the company last month), took part in a conversation...
Facebook May Begin Allowing Developers To Store User Data For More Than 24 Hours

Congress's New 'Apps Act' Could Change How You Use Your Mobile Phone Forever

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Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) has published a draft of his proposed "Apps Act," which if enacted will govern advertising, user privacy and data tracking on mobile phones. The area is currently mostly unregulated. The act has sympathizers elsewhere in Congress, as Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) also wants some kind of...
Congress's New 'Apps Act' Could Change How You Use Your Mobile Phone Forever

Your deleted Facebook photos might still be in the cloud, three years after flaw was discovered

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Ars Technica has found that the photo deletion flaw it discovered on Facebook three years ago still exists, where images that users have supposedly deleted are still accessible to those with the link months or years later. The issue raises questions over the principle of who owns the data...
Your deleted Facebook photos might still be in the cloud, three years after flaw was discovered

Why And How To Destroy Your Data

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Holding on to old data slows applications, increases storage costs and backup times, and dramatically increases the danger of attacks. A good data disposal policy can reclaim some of your budget and help you sleep better at night. For the sake of argument, let's assume your company already has a...
Why And How To Destroy Your Data

Hacktivism: Anonymous Breaches Australian ISP To Protests Data Retention

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Glyn Moody recently wrote about Australia reviving some troubling internet snooping policy, part of which includes an aggressive data retention policy for ISPs, in which they need to collect and maintain connection data from their users for up to two years. As Glyn notes, this policy mirrors what other nations...
Hacktivism: Anonymous Breaches Australian ISP To Protests Data Retention
Microsoft offers free cloud backup beta for Windows Server "8"

How Long Does Your ISP Store IP-Address Logs?

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Currently there are no mandatory data retention laws in the United States. Unlike in Europe, Internet providers are not required to track IP-address assignments so these can be linked to specific subscriber accounts. The question is, for how long will this remain the case, especially considering SOPA author Lamar Smith’s...
How Long Does Your ISP Store IP-Address Logs?

How to Delete Facebook Applications (and Why You Should)

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At Facebook's f8 conference, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company was removing restrictions on user data retention within Facebook applications. Previously, the company had a policy where developers couldn't "store and cache any data for more than 24 hours," Zuckerberg said while speaking to the audience of...
How to Delete Facebook Applications (and Why You Should)
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