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Law Privacy

  • Cramer: Facebook a monopoly

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss a reported psychological experiment conducted by Facebook where they manipulated content in feeds to gauge users emotional response.

  • Germany cancels contract with Verizon

    CNBC's David Faber provides insight to the German government ending its contract with Verizon over network security concerns.

  • The Supreme Court’s decision in Riley v. California is the most important privacy opinion in over 40 years, says Mitchell Epner.

  • Google's search removal form in Europe

    Google has taking its first step to comply with a European court ruling on privacy. Patrick Keane, Sharethrough president, discusses whether the new ability for its European users to remove unflattering search results and whether it will make it way to U.S. users.

  • Power Rundown: The iHome

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Morgan Brennan and Dominic Chu, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including news Apple is taking over the home.

  • New Facebook privacy alert

    Facebook announced that posts from new users will only be shared with their "friends" unless they change the default settings and choose "public."

  • Advice for online consumers

    EBay says 145 million user records have been breached. CNBC.com consumer reporter Kelli B. Grant, shares two stories, including the smartest ways to protect your data online.

  • Airbnb to comply with NY AG: Report

    Airbnb and the New York Attorney General have reached an agreement over privacy, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Privacy: Who has your back?

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

  • NSA spying shows government 'out of control': Wikipedia

    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".

  • WhatsApp on phone with facebook logo

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

  • Sandberg: 'Lean In's' next big challenge

    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

    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

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

  • Sandberg: Majority of FB's business targets apps & privacy

    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

    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.

  • 'Trust is rotten' on data protection: EU's Reding

    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

    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

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