Citing a case revealed by BuzzFeed News, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said it’s “appalling” that a Drug Enforcement Administration agent created a fake Facebook page using a real woman’s name and photos — without her knowledge.
After BuzzFeed News revealed that the Drug Enforcement Administration had created a phony Facebook page using a real woman’s name — without her knowledge — the company has told the agency it committed a “serious breach” of Facebook’s terms of service.
A DEA agent commandeered a woman’s identity, created a phony Facebook account in her name, and posted racy photos he found on her seized cell phone. The government said he had the right to do that. Update: Facebook has removed the page and the Justice Department says it is reviewing the incident.
The government would need to pass legislation before it could pass on personal data from one department to another.
A gynecologist secretly used a tiny camera to take photos of patients, leading one of the top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls.
The megastar is reportedly unhappy about the resurfacing of a video from 1999 allegedly filmed by her then-drug dealer.
The passport, visa and birth certificate of a 17-year-old teenager from London were delivered to a man from the West Midlands.
In a surprise move Thursday night, the House voted to limit spying on U.S. citizens and prohibit requiring “backdoor” access for products and services.
Courts struck down a directive that required companies to monitor your phone calls and texts two months ago. But the U.K. insists companies must continue to monitor you.
A Connecticut woman is facing third-degree assault charges after she was caught on video calling a teen a “pervert” and attacking him for using a drone at a beach.
The Federal Trade Commission said Snapchat misled its users in its marketing materials.
Gap is piloting an in-store tracking app of sorts next month and increasingly tailoring its web presence for individuals. It’s facing new mall competitors as well as Amazon, the master of online personalization.
Sorry, but your secrets aren’t quite as safe as you think.
When in doubt, order pizza.
Users can now select up to ten gender definitions, thanks to a feature spearheaded by Facebook’s Diversity Group.
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Zuckerberg allegedly dropped $30 million to buy up houses around his home, a source told the San Jose Mercury News Meanwhile, Facebook users will lose the option to remain unsearchable on the social network.
In a recent survey, Facebook ranks behind the IRS, Google, and even the NSA.
Moving back in with your folks? Here’s where you can sneak away for some… you know… alone time.
There’s no way to completely protect your phone calls from the government. But you can get close.
The incidents range from unauthorized surveillance of Americans to typographical errors that resulted in unintended interception of emails and telephone calls.
When I started appearing in porn, I never considered that my porn name might be someone’s real name.
The CEO of Simon Property says the company is “treading very, very carefully” regarding deploying technology that tracks shoppers in stores.
For nine months, this Utah ISP had a little black box in the corner, courtesy of the NSA. Its owner tells his story.
The trendy clothing company is the latest retailer to be hit with a lawsuit claiming it is misleading consumers into giving up information that isn’t technically required to check out with a credit card.
They kind of went the other way on that one.
The secret’s out, all you have to do is click a simple link to find out which of your friends is up for banging.
Just how private are your messages on sites like Facebook and OkCupid?
A well-placed ad led one Facebook user to wonder if the social media site was reading his text messages. In truth, he was probably outed by an algorithm.