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A service called Mobilescope acts as a watchdog, alerting users when apps copy and transmit sensitive information.
Many users’ perceptions are at odds with the realities, researchers show.
Laws haven’t kept up with the company’s ability to mine its users’ data.
Tech companies that make privacy mistakes can expect a lawsuit.
Advocates say giving browsers a “Do Not Track” setting could mean more privacy for Web surfers. Opponents say it would be a disaster for online revenues. Which should you believe?
The company that knows everything about you wants you to feel in control.
Meet the advertising technology that figures out who you are sharing with.
The company and its rivals have important differences when it comes to protecting personal information, says its chief privacy officer.