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'Carnivore' Eats Your Privacy


"An FBI surveillance system called Carnivore is alarming privacy advocates and some members of Congress. Agents typically install the specialized computer on the networks of Internet providers, where it intercepts all communications and records sent to or from the target of . . .

Companies adding Privacy officers


Move over, CEO, CIO, and COO. Your titles are passe compared to the newest position in high demand from corporate headhunters -- Chief Privacy Officer. With consumers increasingly concerned about their privacy and new technology able to track Internet users . . .

Study: Online privacy fears growing


Public alarm about online privacy is growing nearly as fast as the Internet, according to a new paper published by the Internet Policy Institute. People who surf the Web offer up information about themselves as they go, sometimes voluntarily and sometimes . . .