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Messaging app Telegram launches Korean version to cash in on privacy fears

By Sohee Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – Privately owned German messaging app Telegram released a Korean-language version on Tuesday to capitalize on a surge in demand from users wary of local apps such as KakaoTalk after the government said it would … Continue reading

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German privacy watchdog tells Google to restrict use of data

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A German data protection watchdog told Google Inc on Tuesday to seek users' permission for creating data profiles from its various services, adding to pressure on the U.S. technology giant in Europe over its privacy policy. "Google … Continue reading

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German privacy watchdog tells Google to restrict use of data

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A German data protection watchdog told Google Inc on Tuesday to seek users' permission for creating data profiles from its various services, adding to pressure on the U.S. technology giant in Europe over its privacy policy. "Google … Continue reading

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EU privacy watchdogs give Google guidelines to change privacy practices

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European data privacy regulators on Thursday handed Google a package of guidelines to help it bring the way it collects and stores user data in line with EU law after six regulators opened investigations … Continue reading

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Tech chiefs in plea over privacy damage

Self-criticism comes as some of tech sector’s best-known names have been battered by backlash over revelations of widespread US internet surveillance Asia homepage

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The price of privacy in a post-9/11 world

As Americans reflect on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the debate continues about the proper balance of privacy rights and security concerns needed in an asymmetrical world. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Google hosts meetings across Europe on privacy rights

By Leila Abboud PARIS (Reuters) – A panel appointed by search engine Google will hold the first of a series of meetings on Tuesday to debate the balance between privacy and the free flow of information after a May court … Continue reading

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Verizon to pay $7.4 mln over failure to notify consumers on privacy rights

Verizon Communications Inc will pay $ 7.4 million to settle a U.S. The Federal Communications Commission said its investigation found that starting in 2006, some 2 million new Verizon phone customers did not receive proper privacy notices in their first … Continue reading

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The US’ first Chief Privacy Officer has left after one year

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Xiaomi issues fix amid privacy scare over its cloud messaging service

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