According to the AP: Google Inc. is rebuffing the Bush administration’s demand for a peek at what millions of people have been looking up on the Internet’s leading search engine — a request that underscores the potential for online databases to become tools for government surveillance. Mountain View-based Google has refused to comply with a White […]
Category: Personal Data
Posts about Personal Data by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
Cell Phone Records For Sale
The Chicago Sun Times reports: The Chicago Police Department is warning officers their cell phone records are available to anyone — for a price. Dozens of online services are selling lists of cell phone calls, raising security concerns among law enforcement and privacy experts. . . . To test the service, the FBI paid Locatecell.com $160 to […]
Don’t Know Much About Privacy . . .
More interesting results from a recent national telephone survey by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. The report states: The survey further reveals that the majority of adults who use the internet do not know where to turn for help if their personal information is used illegally online or offline. The study’s findings suggest a […]