Google Drive’s Privacy Policy

Google Drive’s Privacy Policy compared to the other players out there. In short, Google is giving itself all the permissions it could possibly need to run all of Google services, with the specific limitations that it doesn’t own anything you upload and it can’t use your data beyond running its services. Also: Dropbox’s language is […]

SOPA shelved until ‘consensus’ is found

After the Obama Administration publicly opposed against the act, SOPA has been shelved: Though the administration did not issue a formal veto threat, the White House’s opposition signaled the end of these bills, at least in their current form. A few hours later, Congress shelved SOPA, putting off action on the bill indefinitely. Putting SOPA […]

Facebook flaw allows access to private photos

Looks like the newly appointed Facebook Chief Privacy Officers have some explaining to do: Users are able to report “inappropriate profile photos” on a user’s profile. By checking the box “nudity or pornography”, the user is granted an opportunity to help Facebook “take action by selecting additional photos to include with your report”. Facebook will […]

Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officers

After having settled with the FTC over “charges that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, and then repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public.”, Zuck’ announced two new roles at Facebook: Chief Privacy Officer, Policy and Chief Privacy Officer, Product The announcement is your rather […]