PRIVACY ONLINE

A SAMPLING OF NEWS and NEWSWORTHY

 

2017

Your Think Your Life Is Private?
[Read the Top Story, Doug Fodeman, January 18, 2017]

Hackers spying on kids using Bluetooth in toys
[From Komando.com, Mark Jones, March 6, 2017]

Just about anyone can read your private conversations if you use SMS
[BGR.com, Chris Smith, April 18th, 2016]

Most smart TVs are tracking you — Vizio just got caught
[From TheVerge.com, Jacob Kastrenakes; February 7, 2017]

The iPhone might protect your privacy, but it won’t hide your crimes from police
[From BGR.com, Chris Smith, March 21st, 2017]

2016

Austin Mother's Warning After Baby Monitor Hacked
[From KVUE News, Kris Betts, September 23, 2016]

Coincidence or is my phone listening to me?
[From CNET, Lee Koo, May 13, 2016]

Harvard student loses Facebook internship after pointing out privacy flaws
[From Boston.com; August 12, 2016]

Is your smartphone listening to you?
[From BBC News, Zoe Kleinman, March 2, 2016]

NYC to Parents: Make Sure Your Baby Monitors Don’t Get Hacked
[NBC News, James Eng, January 27, 2016]

What do we know now about 143 World Politicians and the World's "Elite" people we didn't know before?
Understanding the "Panama Papers"

[From N.Y. Times; April 5, 2016]

2015

3Qs: Snapchat’s new privacy policy: What you should know
[From Northeastern.edu; November 15, 2015]

In Our Modern Surveillance State, Everyone Can Be Exposed
[From CSMonitor.com; By Bruce Schneier. March 11, 2015] --This is quite revealing!

It's Not Just TVs, Lots of Other Gadgets Are Spying On You
[From Fusion.net. February 17, 2015]

Students suspended over Snapchat rant following argument
[From ABC13.com; April 13, 2015]

Web privacy is the newest luxury item in era of pervasive tracking
[By Paul Roberts, February 16, 2015]

Your TV May Be Watching You
[From CNN.com; By Bruce Schneier, February 12, 2015]

Your private Instagrams weren't as private as you thought they were
[From QZ.com; by David Yanofsky. January 12, 2015]

Articles Before 2015

Do you wish you had more privacy online?
[From NYTimes.com; By Shannon Doyne, October 6, 2014]

Does sharing photos of your children on Facebook put them at risk?
[From TheGuardian.com; By Linda Geddes. September 21, 2014]

FTC-Snapchat Settlement: There's No Such Thing as Privacy Online
[From PRNewsOnline.com; by Brian Greene. May 9, 2014]

In the age of social networking, there's no such thing as privacy 2013 or 1984?
- Think before you post, because Big Brother is always watching.
     [From WBEZ.org; By Leah Pickett, May 6, 2013]

Project Eavesdrop: An experiment at monitoring my home
[From NPR.org; By Steve Henn, June 10, 2014]

Snapchat Breach: Good, Bad or Just Plain Ugly?
[From GFI.com; January 6, 2014]

There's no such thing as privacy on the Internet anymore
[From WashingtonPost.com; By Robert Merkel. July 28, 2014]

Your Instagram is not as Private as You Think
[From StateOfDigital.com; By Bas van den Beld, July 8, 2014]