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Facebook Privacy Chain Mail

If you have been using Facebook the past few days, your news feed may have been bombarded with statuses denying Facebook the right to use their photos and other data, following and update to their terms and conditions at the beginning of the New Year. These statuses have notably been […]


Facebook Apologise To LGBT Users Targeted By Real Name Policy

After refusing to change their policy which resulted in hundreds of LGBT users being blocked from the social network, Facebook released a statement apologising for the uncooperative response that was given. The policy stated that accounts must be under a user’s legal name, meaning the likes of performers and drag […]


Google Privacy Regulations Continue To Be Criticised By EU Privacy Regulators

A list of guidelines have been sent to Google from European Privacy Regulators, pinpointing different methods Google could use to keep within European laws and stay out of trouble with individual governments in regards to user privacy.


Samsung To Investigate Chinese Supplier Over Child Labour

Samsung has temporarily suspended business with a Chinese supplier after reports of child labour were accused by a New York campaign group. Authorities are looking into the matter however if accusations do prove to be true, Samsung will permanently halt business with the supplier due to a breach of the […]


Snapchat Security Breach 1

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced earlier this month that Snapchat, a popular image and video sending application, suffered an alleged security breach in January this year when the names and numbers of approximately 4.6 million users were said to have been collected from Apple iOS devices. It is reported […]