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1 year 7 months ago

How serious is app privacy to teens?

Parents may be relieved to find out that a new survey suggests teens are taking steps to protect their mobile privacy. According to a new report, teens are concerned about which apps they are downloading. Half of teen app users have avoided certain apps due to privacy concerns, and...

2 years 8 months ago

Sister-Wives just their want privacy

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Kody Brown and his four wives want what any family wants: To live in the privacy of their own home free from government intrusion. The polygamous stars of the TLC show "Sister Wives" have sued Utah and the county they fled from, hoping to persuade...

2 years 9 months ago

Facebook wants your vote on privacy

NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook is letting its nearly 1 billion users vote on changes to its privacy policy beginning on Friday. This is the second time Facebook Inc. is letting users vote on policy changes. The first time was in 2009 when Facebook was a much smaller, privately held...

2 years 11 months ago

How private should your Facebook password be?

Facebook issues are in the headlines and have been for months as many talk about whether employers should be allowed to ask for personal account passwords. Several students at Pueblo Community College agree it's against their rights and add they wouldn't give their passwords out. Facebook has agreed recently...

3 years 4 weeks ago

How safe is social networking?

How dangerous is it to deal with people you meet online? We looked into the issue today in light of yesterday's standoff situation at a local urology center. Office workers say it all started as a dispute over an online ad for puppies. We spoke with Kevin Johnson, a...

3 years 1 month ago

Bill seeks protections for job seekers

It's the ultimate Catch 22 for the unemployed; not having a job lowers your credit score, but that lower score also makes you less attractive as a job applicant. Democrats in state legislature want to empower job seekers by creating restrictions on how and when employers can use credit reports...

4 years 6 months ago

Czech Republic bans Google Street View

The Czech Republic's privacy watchdog says Google has not been granted permission to expand its mapping feature Street View because it invades peoples' privacy. The Office for Personal Data Protection last week refused Google the necessary registration for Street View in the eastern European country but did not explain...

4 years 9 months ago

Google accidentally collected private data

Google representatives say they're working with authorities to address privacy concerns over its mapping service. Last month, Google acknowledged it had mistakenly collected data over public Wi-Fi networks in more than 30 countries. Authorities fear the collection may violate privacy laws. Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal held a news...

4 years 10 months ago

Shred day scheduled

Air Academy Federal Credit Union (AAFCU) is helping El Paso County residents protect themselves against identity theft with a community shred day. The public is invited to bring up to five bankers boxes or three trash bags of paper documents to be shredded on site by Iron Mountain. The service...

5 years 1 month ago

States eye ban on public release of 911 calls

Several states are considering measures that would keep 911 recordings from being heard by the public. The measures come as a response to complaints that broadcasting such calls violates people's privacy and exposes them at their most vulnerable moments. Lawmakers in Alabama, Ohio and Wisconsin are deciding whether...

5 years 6 months ago

Report: Obama administration improves openness

A coalition of public interest groups says President Barack Obama's policies on secrecy have made major strides from the days of President George W. Bush. In a report issued today, the coalition says there's still room for improvement, but positives include the recent release of Justice Department memos on Bush...

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