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March 26, 2012 "Privacy Mom" / aka Evelyn Castillo-Bach As most people know, your text messages and email communication hang around, seemingly forever. Even after deleting a text or email, there's a good chance that some server somewhere has it. New on t…

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March 3, 2012 The following is an excerpt from Hacker. Source: http://lifehacker.com/5889830/hide-your-youtube-history-from-googles-n… Google's new privacy policy means that your YouTube history can be stored and used by all other Google products. If y…

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March 3, 2012 The following is an excerpt from a blog post on ACLU. We are also providing the direct link so our readers can get full report on how best to change your privacy settings on Google to protect your privacy. Source:

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    When Good Apps Go Bad

    Posted by CollegiateNation on Sat, January 14, 2012, in Privacy Wiki

    January 12, 2012 Experts warn that many mobile apps are trampling privacy. The following is an excerpt from Dark Reading by Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Editor

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    Source: OnGurard Online http://www.onguardonline.gov/topics/mobile-apps.aspx Some hackers have created apps that can infect phones and mobile devices with malware. If your phone sends email or text messages that you didn’t write, or installs apps that y…

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    Source: OnGuard Online http://www.onguardonline.gov/topics/mobile-apps.aspx What types of data can apps access? When you sign up with an app store or download individual apps you may be asked for your permission to let them access information on your d…

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    Source: FTC Consumer Alert http://ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt106.shtm The FTC works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace and to provide information to help consumers spot, stop and avoid them. To…

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