Katie Kindelan


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What Happens When Your Password Protector is Hacked?

Digital

What do you do when the service you trust to protect your passwords is possibly hacked?  LastPass users just found out.  What exactly happened?

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Next-Generation Zuckerbergs Use Privacy To Sell the Next Facebook

Digital

Privacy, privacy, privacy.  And a little social networking too.  That’s the pitch being made by the newest generation of Mark Zuckerbergs as they try to crack into the social networking [...]

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Legislative Update: ‘Do Not Track’ Advances from California to Capitol Hill

Digital

Legislation that would dramatically change the way online advertising and Web companies are allowed to collect and retain consumers’ personal data is moving forward in the U.S., from sea to [...]

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South Korean Police Raid Google’s Office — What Does It Mean to the U.S?

Digital

How do consumers and the feds respond to potential privacy breaches on mobile phones?  Depends on where you are.  In the United States, lawmakers call for hearings, while consumers go to [...]

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Who’s Behind the Wheels of a ‘Digital Driver’s License’?

Digital

If kids thought waiting until they were 13 to join Facebook was bad, how about adding the drama of a ‘digital driver’s license’ to the test?  That’s the idea proposed [...]

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How Are iPhone and Android Users Fighting Back Over Location-Sharing?

Digital

Forget emails to Steve Jobs and blog ranting, iPhone and Android users are taking their privacy complaints straight to the courtroom.  Two Michigan women have sued Google over location data [...]

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What Should the U.S. State Department Do on Social Media?

Digital

So long digital projects, hello social media. The U.S. State Department has quietly abandoned its America.gov site to refocus its efforts on Twitter, Facebook and the like. Call it #USDIPLOMACY, [...]

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What Should a ‘Parent Resource Center’ for Social Networking Contain? [INTERVIEW]

Digital

A new study in the U.K. found that half of parents with children aged 5-15 and 70 percent of parents with kids ages 12-15 admit they know less about the [...]

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Steve Jobs Chimes In, Via Email, on Smartphone Tracking

Digital

How do you solve a privacy breach like smartphone location tracking? If you’re a Member of Congress, you very publicly tweet, send a letter or issue a statement. If you’re [...]

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Will the U.S. Look to Europe as a Guide to Protect Kids Online?

Digital

Just days after releasing a headline-grabbing study showing the ‘kids aren’t alright,’ when it comes to their online safety, the European Union has initiated a new, strict set of rules [...]

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iPhone Users Not the Only Ones Having Their Location Tracked

Digital

Android users still patting themselves on the back for sticking with their brand and not falling for the iPhone can stop now. It turns out their every move is being [...]

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U.S. Army Recruits Android, and App Developers Too

Digital

Android: drop and give us 20. The U.S. Army wants YOU to build its first smartphone.

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Are You Okay With a Cop Scanning Your Phone During a Traffic Stop?

Digital

20th century debate: Do cops have the right to search your car, or your body, when they pull you over? 21st century debate: Do cops have the right to scan [...]

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Privacy Alert: Your iPhone Knows Where You Go, and Tracks it Too

Digital

The operating software on your iPad and iPhone contains a hidden feature that tracks your every move and logs it into a file that can be synced and stored on [...]

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Can Sarah Palin Get Her Political Groove Back Through Social Media?

Digital

Facebook, Twitter and a re-launched website. Those are the tools Sarah Palin is relying on to get her name back in the 2012 presidential headlines. Which begs the question: can [...]