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Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Apple, Google, Amazon agree to post mobile app privacy policies

The California attorney general announced the agreement with the six major providers of mobile software platforms, including Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

By Cecilia Kang  |  04:24 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online privacy, California, Mobile apps

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011

The Circuit: ‘Payola’ segments, FCC’s Copps resigns, Netflix-backed video bill passes House

“Payola” segments, FCC’s Copps resigns, Netflix-backed video bill passes House.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Netflix, FTC, DOJ, Privacy, Facebook, FCC, Google, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 12/06/2011

The Circuit: E.U. looks at Apple and e-book market; ITC delays HTC, Apple hearing; Former HP chairman Patricia Dunn dead at 58

E.U. looks at Apple and e-book market; ITC delays HTC, Apple hearing; Former HP chairman Patricia Dunn dead at 58

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:26 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Facebook, International, Privacy, Apple, Amazon

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 12/02/2011

The Circuit: Spectrum bill, Google in Europe, Netflix appoints new D.C. office head

Spectrum bill, Google in Europe, Netflix appoints new D.C. office head.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:40 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Zynga, ICANN, IP, Google, Spectrum

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Sen. Franken asks Carrier IQ for answers

Franken has asked Carrier IQ to explain what its software records are and what they contain, how files are transmitted, and how the data is protected.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:43 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  privacy

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 12/01/2011

The Circuit: AT&T and T-Mobile have no plan B, AOL alums to launch start-up fund, Carrier IQ

AT&T and T-Mobile have no plan B, AOL alums to launch start-up fund, Carrier IQ

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:40 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, FCC, Privacy, AOL, T-Mobile, AT&T

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 11/30/2011

The Circuit: FCC confirmation hearings, AT&T/T-Mobile report, Facebook FTC

FCC confirmation hearings, AT&T/T-Mobile report, Facebook FTC

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:49 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, FTC, FCC, ATT, T-Mobile, DOJ, Privacy

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 11/17/2011

The Circuit: E.U. privacy, online piracy, Facebook

E.U. privacy, online piracy, Facebook.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:27 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, cybersecurity, International, Facebook, Privacy, IP

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 11/15/2011

The Circuit: Lawmakers question firms’ Syria ties, White House calls for privacy self-regulation

Lawmakers question firms’ Syria ties, White House calls for privacy self-regulation, FTC chair up for reappointment.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Cybersecurity, FTC, Privacy, International

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Privacy by default: a look at Facebook’s settings

How the social network's settings have changed over time.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:18 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Privacy, FTC

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Report: Facebook, FTC close to settlement on privacy

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:12 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, privacy

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Advertisers release first self-regulation results

Six companies have voluntarily complied with ad industry standards regarding privacy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:30 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 11/08/2011

The Circuit: Google’s top lobbyist leaving, Facebook execs on privacy, Apple security flaw

Google’s Davidson leaving for sabbatical, Facebook execs on privacy, Apple security flaw

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:39 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LinkedIn, Apple, Security, Mobile, Facebook, Privacy, Google

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 11/07/2011

The Circuit: Groupon IPO good for deal sites, Apple pays to keep execs, Chinese firms to censor more

Groupon performance good for daily deals, Apple pays to keep execs, Chinese firms agree to step up censorship.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:29 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, IP, Privacy, T-Mobile, AT&T, International, Apple, Groupon, SEC

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 11/02/2011

The Circuit: Julian Assange loses extradition case, FCC reform bill, parents helping to bend Facebook rules

Julian Assange loses extradition case, FCC reform bill, parents helping to bend Facebook rules

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:20 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Wireless, Kids Online, Privacy, FCC, Cybersecurity

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 10/26/2011

The Circuit: Hooking up rural homes, FBI seeks more personal data, Amazon profit falls

Hooking up rural homes, FBI seeks more personal data, Amazon profit falls.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:29 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nokia, Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, FBI, Privacy, FCC, Broadband

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 10/21/2011

The Circuit: John Bryson confirmed as Commerce secretary, updating ECPA, Groupon IPO

Bryson gets the nod from Senate, plans to update law on electronic privacy, Groupon scales back IPO

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:34 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Twitter, Google, Facebook, AT&T, MetroPCS, spectrum, T-Mobile, Groupon, SEC, Privacy, NTIA

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 10/11/2011

The Circuit: Online privacy, news ‘neighborhooding,’ A&T/T-Mobile merger

Online privacy, news “neighborhooding,” AT&T/T-Mobile merger.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:34 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Netflix, Mobile, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, Comcast, Privacy

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 10/06/2011

The Circuit: Steve Jobs dead at 56; children’s privacy; FCC talks USF

Steve Jobs dead at 56; Children’s privacy; FCC talks USF

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:25 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kids online, microsoft, yahoo, fcc, privacy, Apple

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 10/05/2011

The Circuit: Children’s privacy; Apple iPhone 4S; HTC security flaw

Children’s privacy; Apple iPhone 4S; HTC security flaw.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:20 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, HTC, Samsung, Apple, ITC, Kids Online, Privacy

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 10/04/2011

The Circuit: iPhone event, Facebook’s Sparapani leaves, tech industry supports FTAs

iPhone event, Facebook’s Sparapani leaves, tech industry supports FTAs

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:26 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sprint, Kids Online, Privacy, Facebook, Apple

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared, Facebook privacy, Twitter maps the world’s moods

LightSquared, Facebook privacy, Twitter maps the world's moods.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, LightSquared, FCC, FTC, Privacy, Twitter, Amazon

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Privacy advocates ask FTC to investigate Facebook

Privacy advocates have asked the Federal Trade Commission to look into Facebook’s business practices

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:09 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Privacy

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Privacy advocates oppose Facebook changes

Users say the changes are confusing

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:42 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, privacy

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 09/26/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared promises jobs, increased access; Facebook privacy; Netflix, DreamWorks sign a deal

Facebook privacy; Obama, House leaders in Silicon Valley; Netflix, DreamWorks sign a deal

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:41 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Groupon, Google, Net Neutrality, Netflix, Facebook, Online privacy, LightSquared, spectrum, FCC, Verizon

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 09/16/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared, data privacy, House Dems say settle AT&T-DOJ suit

LightSquared, data privacy, House Dems say settle AT&T-DOJ suit

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:19 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  yahoo, netflix, ip, at&t, doj, t-mobile, privacy, lightsquared, spectrum, fcc

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 09/15/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared campaign contributions, Kids’ privacy, EU officials meet with advertisers

Kids’ privacy, EU officials meet with advertisers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:48 AM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Facebook, International, Privacy, IP, Spectrum

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 09/14/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared and GPS, impact of EU privacy laws

LightSquared and GPS, impact of EU privacy laws

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:35 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Microsoft, eBay, Craigslist, IP, Privacy, Bill

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 08/30/2011

The Circuit: N. Korea cyberattack, Sprint strategy session, Google teams up with OpenDNS

N. Korea cyberattack, Sprint strategy session, Google teams up with OpenDNS

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:33 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, IP, International, Google, privacy, Sprint, International, Cybersecurity

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 08/29/2011

The Circuit: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile to invest in Isis; Google+ is ‘identity service’; Samsung, Apple

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile to invest in Isis; Google+ is “identity service”; Samsung, Apple.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:52 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Privacy, Groupon, IP, Apple, International, Google, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 08/24/2011

The Circuit: WikiLeaks releases new cables, earthquakes jam cell networks, Sprint iPhone report

WikiLeaks releases new cables, earthquakes jam cell networks, Sprint iPhone report

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Facebook, Privacy, Twitter, Sprint, Apple, Broadband, FCC, International

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Facebook ‘Like’ button violates privacy laws, German official rules

Facebook says it firmly believes its “Like” button is in compliance with EU standards.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:44 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Privacy, International

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 08/18/2011

The Circuit: Supercookies, GPS industry responds to LightSquared letter, BART officers’ information leaked

The Circuit: Supercookies, GPS industry responds to LightSquared letter, BART officers’ information leaked

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:40 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IBM, Google, Online Music, Cybersecurity, LightSquared, Broadband, Privacy

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 08/17/2011

The Circuit: Tech titans in tight race, ICANN chief to step down, S. Korea privacy suit against Apple

“Gang of Four” tech titans race to the top, ICANN’s Beckstrom will resign at end of term, Apple faces iPhone privacy suit in South Korea.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:53 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, IP, HTC, Samsung, International, Privacy, ICANN, Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 08/16/2011

The Circuit: Google/Motorola; FTC settles with app maker; Anonymous shuts down four BART stations

Google/Motorola; FTC settles with app maker; Anonymous shuts down four BART stations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:38 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, FTC, Kids Online, Security, LightSquared, International, Privacy

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 08/12/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared, Verizon wins injunction, LinkedIn privacy

LightSquared says GPS industry causes interference, Verizon wins injunction against striking workers, LinkedIn revamps ads for privacy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, Privacy, LinkedIn, Verizon, FCC

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Advertisers say ICANN’s domain program is flawed

The Association of National Advertisers is calling for ICANN to stop its plan to assign more top-level domains.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:32 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Privacy

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 07/26/2011

The Circuit: Netflix faces slower growth, data caps; GAO criticizes Pentagon cyber efforts; Google Street View

GAO criticizes Pentagon cyber efforts; Netflix faces slower growth, data caps; Google Street View

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, APple, IP, HTC, Internaional, DHS, Cybersecurity, Google, Privacy, Netflix, Broadband

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 07/25/2011

The Circuit: RIM layoffs, Facebook privacy, patent trolling

RIM layoffs, Facebook privacy, patent trolling.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:26 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, International, Cybersecurity, IP, Microsoft, Facebook, Privacy, RIM

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 07/22/2011

The Circuit: FCC pauses on merger; Apple, Hulu; FTC chair backs data security standard

FCC pauses on merger; Apple, Hulu; FTC chair backs data security standard

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:57 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Groupon, Microsoft, FTC: Apple, Hulu, Online video, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Lawmakers ask for information on Groupon’s privacy policy

Congressmen are asking for more information on changes it made to share demographics, social and geolocation data with its business partners.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:57 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Groupon, SEC, Kids Online

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/19/2011

The Circuit: Hackers hit the Sun; mobile moms; kids’ privacy

Hackers hit the Sun; mobile moms; kids’ privacy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Security, Kids online, privacy, Security

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 07/15/2011

The Circuit: Cyber security plan ‘too predictable,’ Pentagon files hacked, FBI opens phone hack investigation

Cyber security plan ‘too predictable,’ Pentagon files hacked, FBI opens phone hack investigation.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:51 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, FBI, International, Privacy, Kids Online, Groupon, Online shopping, Google

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Verizon, Phonebooks.com agree to delist cellphone numbers

Verizon announced that Phonebooks.com will no longer list cellphone numbers online

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:35 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Privacy

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 07/14/2011

The Circuit: Lawmakers criticize Murdoch, Netflix expected backlash, privacy hearing

Lawmakers criticize Murdoch, Netflix expected backlash, privacy hearing.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:35 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Microsoft, Security, Privacy, FCC, Net neutrality, Netflix, FBI, DOJ, SEC

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 07/12/2011

FCC, FTC, NTIA officials to testify at House privacy hearing

Lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce Committee will ask federal officials for an overview of privacy and data security legislation in the U.S., in the first of a series of hearings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:47 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, security

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 07/11/2011

The Circuit: Google’s antitrust probes, Groupon changes privacy policy, privacy on the Hill

Google’s antitrust probes, Groupon changes privacy policy, privacy on the Hill.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:27 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Privacy, Security, Groupon, Online shopping, Antitrust, FTC, IP

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/01/2011

The Circuit: AT&T amps up lobbying effort; LightSquared, GPS interference; FTC,Twitter

AT&T amps up lobbying effort, LightSquared and GPS industry find interference, FTC asks questions about Twitter.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Spectrum, Mobile, Privacy, Comcast, Google, FTC, Twitter, LightSquared, AT&T, T-Mobile, NTIA

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 06/30/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared report expected, Summers to VC, Amazon vs. California

LightSquared report expected, Summers to VC, Amazon vs. California.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Samsung, Privacy, FTC, Amazon, LightSquared

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Reps. Bono Mack and Walden to hold series of Internet privacy hearings

Two Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold several hearings, starting July 14.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:47 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FCC, FTC, Commerce

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 06/29/2011

The Circuit: Commerce Committee on privacy, data security; Facebook Credits; Google social network

Senate Commerce talks privacy and data security, Facebook Credits, Google’s social network.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Zynga, Facebook, Security, FBI, Google, Privacy

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 06/08/2011

The Circuit: Facebook knows your face, Commerce talks cybersecurity, Google and Kazakhstan

Facebook rolls out facial recognition feature, Commerce takes on business cybersecurity, Google responds to Kazakh Internet order

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:18 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Google, Privacy, Security, Commerce, FCC, Spectrum, Kids Online

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 06/03/2011

The Circuit: Groupon IPO, Gmail attack causes China tension, Calif. privacy bill dies in Senate

Groupon going public, China denies involvement in Gmail attack, California Senate does not pass Web bill

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:01 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Kids Online, Facebook, Google, Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Privacy, International, Groupon, SEC

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 05/31/2011

The Circuit: Merger public comments deadline, Intel Ultrabooks, PBS hit by hackers

Merger public comments deadline, Intel Ultrabooks, PBS hit by hackers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:23 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  at&t, t-mobile, security, privacy, Microsoft, Skype

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 05/27/2011

Sony, Epsilon to testify during breach hearing

Sony and Epsilon reps will speak before a House committee after declining earlier invitations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:12 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 05/26/2011

The Circuit: Merger hearing; Google contactless payments; Facebook CEO talks privacy, music

AT&T and Deustche Telekom AG CEOs to testify on competition; Google launching “Google Wallet”; Zuckerberg clarifies comments on Facebook users under 13.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Apple, Google, Twitter, International, Kids Online, Facebook, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Al Franken asks Apple, Google to require app privacy policies

Franken said requiring app privacy policies for location-based apps is a “simple first step.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:14 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Apple, Google

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 05/25/2011

The Circuit: Zynga IPO, Conyers to address merger concerns, E.U. cookie rules take effect

The Circuit: Zynga IPO, Rep. Conyers to address merger concerns, E.U. cookie rules take effect.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:17 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, AT&T, T-Mobile, International

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/24/2011

The Circuit: World leaders talk with tech leaders, Walden blasts FCC report, privacy bill of rights

The Circuit: World leaders talk with tech leaders, Walden blasts FCC report, privacy bill of rights.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Privacy, IP, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile, Leap Wireless, International, Facebook, Google, Amazon

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Zuckerberg: Kids under 13 should be able to use Facebook

At education summit, Facebook founder says social networking could be a kids’ tool, too.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:37 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Social media

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Zuckerberg: Kids under 13 should be able to use Facebook

At education summit, Facebook founder says social networking could be a kids’ tool, too.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:06 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Social media

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 05/19/2011

The Circuit: Privacy hearing, Apple and EMI, Eric Schmidt vs. MPAA

The Senate Commerce Consumer Protection subcommittee will address the issue of mobile privacy Thursday morning. And other tech news.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:22 AM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Privacy, IP, LinkedIn

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 05/18/2011

The Circuit: Dell and HP; Facebook, Twitter, Google oppose Calif. law; lawmakers demand more from Sony

The Circuit: Dell and HP; Facebook, Twitter, Google oppose Calif. law; lawmakers demand more from Sony

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:43 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Privacy, Security, Google, Facebook, Skype, Microsoft, Mobile

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Patrick Leahy introduces update to electronic privacy law

The senator from Vermont introduced an update to the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which he authored.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:41 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Facebook, Apple, Google to speak at Senate commerce committee hearing on mobile privacy

Representatives from Google, Apple and Facebook will testify at a hearing this week.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:56 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Privacy, Mobile

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 05/16/2011

The Circuit: Amazon services used in Sony attack, FCC addresses cybersecurity, Dish names new head

The Circuit: Amazon services used in Sony attack, FCC addresses cybersecurity, Dish names new CEO and president

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:27 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, Security, Privacy, Dish, Broadband, International, Tablets

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Apple, Google pressed for answers at privacy hearing

At a Senate panel hearing on mobile privacy Tuesday, Apple and Google reps faced tough scrutiny.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:09 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Q&A: Sen. Al Franken on mobile privacy

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:13 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 05/09/2011

With quick click, teens part with online privacy

Adolescents may give away reams of information, often without a thought. 

By Cecilia Kang  |  10:22 AM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 05/09/2011

The Circuit: Privacy, merger hearings this week; kids’ mobile privacy; Google, Skyhook suit

The Circuit: Privacy, merger hearings this week; teens’ mobile privacy; Google, Skyhook suit.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:56 AM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, FCC, Privacy, FTC, DOJ, Google

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 05/04/2011

House data breach hearing blasts Sony; legislation planned

House members had harsh words for Sony and Epsilon

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:25 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FTC

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 05/03/2011

The Circuit: Google Korea offices raided, Twitter said to acquire TweetDeck, Sony’s 2nd breach

The Circuit: Google’s Korea offices raided, Twitter said to acquire TweetDeck, Sony reveals second breach

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:39 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, privacy, Twitter, Security, FCC, AT&T

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 04/29/2011

House commerce panel members seek more information on Sony security breach

Reps. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) wrote to Sony asking for more information on a network breach

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:01 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Report: Google sued over tracking

Two Michigan women have filed a $50 million lawsuit against Google over how the company deals with location data on Android phones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:39 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, Mobile, Privacy

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Google, Apple will testify at privacy hearing

Google and Apple will both testify at a Senate privacy subcommittee hearing.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:31 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, Privacy, Mobile

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Sen. Rockefeller calls hearing on mobile privacy

In the wake of concerns over iPhone and Google data tracking, the West Virginia Democrat wants more information.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:41 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Mobile

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 04/28/2011

The Circuit: Sony sued over breach, Apple may have bought iCloud.com, eBay earnings

The Circuit: Sony sued over breach, Apple may have bought iCloud.com, eBay earnings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:01 AM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Security, Apple, Online shopping, Mobile

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Leahy urges Apple, Google to testify at hearing

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) asked Apple and Google to testify on mobile privacy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:24 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Privacy

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 04/26/2011

The Circuit: Facebook Deals, Republicans question cellphone tracking, YouTube streaming movies

The Circuit: Facebook Deals, Republicans question cellphone tracking, YouTube streaming movies.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:35 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Privacy, Apple, Google, Online Video, Netflix, Tablets

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Franken schedules mobile privacy hearing

Mobile privacy will be getting its day on the Hill on May 10.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:09 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, FTC, DOJ, privacy

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 04/25/2011

The Circuit: Apple under fire over iPhone, Netflix earnings, Google mobile search

The Circuit: Apple under fire over iPhone, Netflix to announce earnings, Google focuses on mobile search.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:42 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, privacy, social media, online video

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Tracking on the iPhone catches the Hill’s attention

Members of Congress are calling for explanations of an iPhone file that records time-stamped location data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FTC

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/21/2011

The Circuit: Tech firms lead stock climb, Apple earnings up, iPhone tracking draws scrutiny

The Circuit: Tech companies lead stock climb, Apple earnings up, iPhone tracking.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Microsoft, FCC, Privacy, Tablets

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/20/2011

The Circuit: Obama at Facebook HQ; WikiLeaks suspect leaving Quantico; Intel, Yahoo earnings

The Circuit: President Obama at Facebook HQ; WikiLeaks suspect leaving Quantico; Intel, Yahoo report good earnings

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Wikileaks, Intel, Yahoo, Apple, Mobile, Privacy

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 04/15/2011

What’s next for privacy on the Hill?

A lot of politics stands between the talk and actual movement on privacy legislation.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:17 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/13/2011

The Circuit: Nokia job cuts expected, debit card fees, online privacy bill

The Circuit: Nokia job cuts expected, debit card fees, online privacy bill

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Kids Online, Privacy, International

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Blumenthal asks for Epsilon investigation

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said that he has sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder requesting an investigation into the Epsilon data leak.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:20 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Federal grand jury investigating app privacy, Pandora says

In a filing related to its IPO, Pandora Media revealed that it has received a subpoena.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:51 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/04/2011

The Circuit: Massive data leak exposes customer information, Calif. do-not-track bill, Verizon 911 calls

The Circuit: Massive data leak exposes customer information, Calif. Do Not Track bill, Verizon 911 calls.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FTC, FCC, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Antitrust, AOL

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/30/2011

The Circuit: Patent reform in the House, Amazon Cloud Player draws ire, BP loses spill victims’ personal data

House patent reform, Amazon Cloud Player draws ire, BP loses spill victims’ personal data, Microsoft preps NFC, Google’s new ads, Whitman joins KPCB.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Amazon, Privacy, Microsoft, Google, Apple

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 03/25/2011

Color, new photo-sharing app, raises privacy concerns

The Color app’s total lack of privacy controls has raised more than a few eyebrows.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:15 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 03/24/2011

Draft of Kerry’s bill would grant FTC privacy rulemaking authority

Kerry draft would grant FTC privacy rulemaking authority.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:46 PM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 03/17/2011

The Circuit: Twitter and taxes, Microsoft makes list of ethical companies, administration calls for a privacy bill of rights

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:28 AM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  privacy, twitter, microsoft, fcc, ntia

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/16/2011

The Circuit: Online privacy hearing, Netflix looks at content creation, Google-ITA merger

Today’s online privacy hearing may be a chance to gauge where the GOP and Dems stand on legislation versus self-regulation.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  privacy, online video, google, netflix, ftc, fcc, net neutrality

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 03/15/2011

The Circuit: Japanese tech companies may face delays; Kerry, Hutchinson introduce infrastructure bank; Franken to propose new net neutrality bill

Kerry, Hutchinson introduce infrastructure bank; Franken to propose new net neutrality bill; free calls, texts to Japan

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:40 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  net neutrality, mobile, privacy