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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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Pembroke Pines, Florida (UmeNow) November 09, 2011 Online tracking is the single most serious threat that college students face today. Whether you play college sports or are studying accounting, what you post on free sites can derail your future.The stud…

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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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    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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      Will Google win the fight among free sites?

      Posted by Ellen on Fri, July 1, 2011, in Journeys

      I think it will certainly attract many people. But ultimately it will not resolve the essential conflict. Bottom line is that just like Facebook, Google is beholden to advertisers, investors, and other interests. Only the user's have no financial stake --…

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