Privacy

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PennDOT Selling Personal Drivers’ Information Shocks Many

Tell folks on the street that PennDOT is selling personal information on drivers, this reaction is common.

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Consumer Reports: How To Protect Yourself From WiFi Hackers

Brewing coffee from bed, adjusting the temperature on your slow cooker from anywhere, checking a baby monitor on your cell phone; those are just some of the things you can do with connected devices and an app on your smartphone and tablet.

06/18/2015

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Highmark Says Its Customer Health Data Is Secure

The cyber security breach at Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield with its 80 million customers has brought increased scrutiny to security issues in the health care industry.

02/06/2015

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Apps Make Shopping As Easy As Point, Shoot, Buy

PITTSBURGH (CBS) — Shopping in a store or even online could soon be a thing of the past. Imagine being able to buy whatever you want simply by taking a picture of it from a […]

10/22/2014

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

07/24/2014

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Some Locals Worried, Others Not By NSA Leaker Snowden’s Allegations

The government is watching our every move – that’s what NSA leaker Edward Snowden now claims.

05/29/2014

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Brownsville Middle School Principal Comes Under Fire

The Brownsville Area Board of Education heard Thursday from angry parents.

11/08/2013

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Some Doctors Offering Group Visits For Multiple Patients

People ride the bus, go to the game and eat with strangers – so how about going to the doctor with a group of strangers?

08/13/2013

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Local People React To NSA Collecting Verizon Telephone Data

The White House is defending a court order that gives the government permission to collect the phone records of millions of Verizon customers.

06/06/2013

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Texting: Who Can Actually See Your Messages?

Texting has become the connection of choice for a generation, direct, instant and seen by the person it’s intended for.

02/08/2013

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Instagram Outrage Over Photo Ownership

Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service that Facebook bought this year, is the target of a storm of outrage on Twitter and other sites after a change in its user agreement hinted that it might use shared photos in ads.

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Consumer Reports: Facebook Problems On The Rise

Problems with Facebook are on the rise, up 30 percent in the last year, according to a Consumer Reports National Research Center study.

05/08/2012

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Google’s New Privacy Settings Concern Some Users

New privacy settings for all Google related services went into effect today. From Youtube to Gmail to Andriod phones – should users be worried about the changes?

03/01/2012

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Experts Weigh In On Privacy Rights In High-Tech World

In your car, in the park, waiting for a bus or just walking down the street, you never know who might be looking at you.

05/19/2011

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