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  • Privacy: Who has your back?     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Which tech companies do you trust when it comes to privacy? CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discuss a new study from the "Electronic Frontier Foundation" that measured more than 2 dozen companies.

  • Google getting search removal requests: Source Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 6:39 PM ET
    A sign is posted outside of Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Google received take-down requests after Europe's top court ruled that subjects have the 'right to be forgotten,' a source said.

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 29- The White House will lay out ideas this week for protecting U.S. consumers' privacy in an era in which the ubiquitous use of computers and mobile phones provides a constant data feed on individuals.

  • March 31- New York state joined New York City in suing FedEx Corp for allegedly violating state and federal laws by delivering untaxed cigarettes, but the company said customer privacy prevented it from checking packages without reason.

  • Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, says the revelations of spying by the U.S. National Security Agency is a "huge scandal" and the government is "out of control".

  • Privacy groups to US: stop Facebook, WhatsApp deal Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 4:19 PM ET
    WhatsApp on phone with facebook logo

    Privacy advocates have asked US regulators to halt Facebook $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 27- The seemingly intractable problem of identity theft led the list of top consumer complaints once again in 2013, with U.S. consumers reporting that they lost over $1.6 billion to various types of fraud, the Federal Trade Commission said in a report released on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 27- The seemingly intractable problem of identity theft once again led the list of top consumer complaints in 2013, with U.S. consumers reporting that they lost $1.6 billion to various types of fraud, the Federal Trade Commission said in a report released Thursday. Florida had the highest per capita rate of identity theft.

  • Sandberg: 'Lean In's' next big challenge     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discuss what companies must do to understand the barriers facing women in the workplace.

  • COO: Facebook's biggest Madison Ave challenge     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discuss how her company plans to personalize marketing and keep teen users.

  • Facebook's Sandberg on main apps and privacy     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 6:23 AM ET

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg explains how her company plans to expand its app business while maintaining privacy for users.

  • Advertisers know they can buy ads on Facebook and get great returns, says Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, talking with CNBC's Julia Boorstin about the company's plans to grow their advertising business and protect consumer privacy.

  • Countdown to Sochi: Cybersecurity worries     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    NBC News Richard Engel reports from Sochi, saying many facilities are being built last minute. Also, Engel provides insight into the surveillance at the Olympics.

  • Data protection has become a "selling argument" highlights Viviane Reding, European Commission vice president, as negotiations between U.S. and European leaders for online privacy regulations begin.

  • Justice Dept. accuses USIS of fraud     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    A look at internal emails from federal government contractor USIS, which performs background checks for security positions within the government, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. The Justice Department alleges some background investigations were fraudulent.

  • Providing real-time cybersecurity ratings     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Stephen Boyer, BitSight Technologies co-founder, explains how BitSight is transforming how companies manage information security risk with objective, evidence-based security ratings.

  • President Obama outlines NSA reforms     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides highlights from President Obama's address about changes in the National Security Agency's surveillance program.

  • Obama: We are not monitoring your phone calls     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    President Obama addresses the government's controversial program of collecting bulk telephone metadata.

  • Obama reveals NSA overhaul program     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    President Obama discusses the government's plans to protect the American people while maintaining U.S. civil liberties.

  • President Obama discusses the government's efforts to protect the American people while maintaining civil liberties.