The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Privacy remains a concern for a significant portion of people who use social-networking sites, if the findings from two recent surveys are any indication.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 15 July, 2010 08:23
A browser extension for Firefox has been combined with a set of privacy applications that give users more control over how their personal information is shared online.
By Jeremy Kirk | 15 June, 2010 23:07
QUESTION: I signed up for a Facebook account and uploaded some photos to my profile. I was soon contacted out of the blue by someone I didn't want to hear from and who I didn't know could see my photos and profile. I've been told that I should stop using Facebook, but will I still be able to see my photos if I cancel my account, and how can I make sure no one else can see them?
By Chris Byers | 18 August, 2010 03:17
Protecting your privacy on Facebook can feel like a full-time job. The social network has made a habit of tweaking its privacy policies with some regularity -- and in many cases, it's up to you to take proactive steps in order to keep your info out of the public eye.
By JR Raphael | 23 April, 2010 08:43
Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun
By Dan Tynan | 22 April, 2013 10:05
From Tor to steganography, these six techniques will help obscure the data and traces you leave online
By Peter Wayner | 05 November, 2012 11:16
Facebook claims to have more than 400 million active users. In fact, according to Web analytics firm Alexa, only Google is a more popular site. So, with all that going for it, why are so many users unhappy, with one poll showing that more than half of Facebook users are thinking about leaving?
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 29 May, 2010 02:30