How do women decide whether – and what – to say about their pregnancy loss experiences on social media?
Begun as part of efforts to preserve online anonymity and privacy, Freenet, Tor and the Invisible Internet Project are, like the rest of the web, home to both crime and free expression.
Allowing the police unfettered use of vast databases of information will begin to tilt the balance of power towards totalitarianism.
What to make of Grindr's acquisition by a Chinese corporate group.
Three trends suggest people in less developed nations – who are coming online in greater numbers – use and trust the internet very differently those in more developed economies.
Something good could come from the Cambridge Analytica scandal if we used the same data to fix society, rather than profit from it.
Data breaches are fact of modern life. It's likely each of us will have our personal information compromised at some point. Here's how to reduce the risk and limit the damage if and when it occurs.
Remote cameras used to track wildlife in Australia could pose a privacy risk, especially if the images they capture fall into the wrong hands.
Privacy rules enacted in Europe are affecting companies – and their customers and users – all around the world.
Researchers analyze social media data to gain useful insights into modern society and culture. But it's important to protect users' privacy. How can both ends meet?
Small charities aren't like small companies, and the way they operate may pose greater risks under GDPR than for others.
Most people have all sorts of breadcrumbs of their identity scattered around the internet. A dedicated sleuth can piece them together and reveal private information in a very public way.
Everything you wanted to know but were scared to ask about... the General Data Protection Regulation (coming to a country near you).
The internet developed as a place for open collaboration; there are technical limits on its transformation into a commercial marketplace.
Parents should inform themselves, and review their and their children's privacy settings.
Facebook says it's going to continue to respond to widespread concerns about its practices and role in society. Researchers of privacy and online trust offer ideas for immediate action.
Not on Facebook? Well the social media giant could still have created a shadow profile for you, without your knowledge or permission.
Facebook is realizing it has broad obligations to society. Here's how it could start meeting them.
For years, watchdogs have warned of the potential problems of sharing data with online companies. The Facebook data crisis has made these concerns much more real. What should be done now?
The current reckoning with data has been a long time coming, a historian of privacy in the US writes.