|FTC Issues Mobile Privacy Guidelines
The commission has released a report on mobile privacy in which it makes a number of recommendations to the industry. Those follow an $800,000 penalty against an app maker over children's privacy violations.
|Google Tells About Govt. Requests
It's Data Privacy Day, a day meant to draw attention to how important it is to preserve online privacy and security. Google took the opportunity to share how it deals with government requests for user data.
|Porn Gaffe Could Hurt Twitter's Vine
With so many teens using Twitter, it's no wonder many adults are up in arms about a pornographic video that appeared as an "Editor's Pick" on Twitter's new Vine video service.
|Sony Fined $395,000 for Data Breaches
Data breaches at Sony's online network have brought the company a fine of 250,000 pounds ($395,000) for poor security in violation of Europe's Data Protection Act. Millions of records were exposed in the 2011 breaches.