A new study shows that conventional (non-cloud) IT environments still suffer from frequent data loss and poor data protection.
In a recent independent survey about trends in cloud computing, a majority of senior IT professionals say they have already moved their organizations' email to the cloud or are evaluating doing so.
Many states in the U.S. require attorneys to let clients know if their data has been lost or stolen. That can include emails sent to clients, which often contain potentially damaging confidential information.
Many U.S. Facebook users leave themselves open to having their information stolen and houses (not the ones on Farmville) broken into, according to a new study by Consumer Reports. It looked only at Facebook, since that is by far the largest social networking site.
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This is the third article in our series about trackers and internet privacy laws. Click here to start with the first article. here is no general U.S. law restricting the use of someone's personal information. There are some very good laws that prevent the release of certain kinds of data. For example, health care providers can’t disclose protected health care information without the patient's consent (1). But, it's generally not illegal for someone to use or disclose your personal information, especially once you voluntarily provide it; like to social networking sites. Europe is generally more pro-consumer; and is considering adopting some very strict data privacy laws.
There have been some articles about the legal and privacy implications surrounding trackers on popular websites, but few have discussed how much these little buggers slow down your browser.