internet privacy

Internet security: how to protect yourself in two hours

Briefing
Wed 11 Mar, AT 13:01

Take these seven steps to guard against online threats including viruses, hacking and identity theft

Google unearths child abuse by monitoring Gmail accounts

Google reports man for 'sending child porn'

One-Minute Read
Tue 5 Aug, AT 08:58

Man arrested after Google flagged images of alleged child abuse sent from his Gmail account

The Google search page

New 'Hidden from Google' website lists 'censored' links

One-Minute Read
Wed 16 Jul, AT 09:55

Website challenges 'right to be forgotten' by archiving 'actions of censorship' online

Reflection of the Facebook logo

Was Facebook's 'creepy' study funded by the US military?

One-Minute Read
Thu 3 Jul, AT 14:16

Confusion over military involvement, but the American military is already studying you

Reflection of the Facebook logo

How GCHQ can spy on your Facebook without a warrant

One-Minute Read
Tue 17 Jun, AT 15:07

Top official reveals secret government policy justifying mass surveillance of social media users

Google unearths child abuse by monitoring Gmail accounts

Reset the Net: Google joins anti-surveillance campaign

Briefing
Fri 6 Jun, AT 08:43

A year after Edward Snowden's revelations, can Reset the Net help to restore online privacy?

The 'Facebook' logo

Facebook sends in blue dinosaur to dispel privacy fears

First Reaction
Fri 23 May, AT 14:16

Can 'Zuckasaurus' increase trust in Facebook or will he end up like Microsoft's Clippy the paper clip?

Can Mark Zuckerberg lecture Barack Obama on privacy?

Talking Point
Fri 14 Mar, AT 16:39

Zuckerberg has often been accused of a lax attitude to internet privacy, but the NSA revelations may have changed that

Tim Berners-Lee calls for online Magna Carta as web turns 25

One-Minute Read
Wed 12 Mar, AT 10:24

Inventor of the World Wide Web says it's time to create an online bill of rights to defend freedom and privacy

New laws needed to stop 'trial by Twitter', says Lord Leveson

First Reaction
Fri 7 Dec, AT 10:11

And there's the unending punishment, and no prospect of rehabilitation, by Google, says judge

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