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WSJ: Google Lets App Developers Read Your Gmail

In a recently published article, the Wall Street Journal outlined how Google still allows developers to scan the Gmail accounts of its users — including having employees read unredacted emails — despite promises to stop this practice.

In this photo illustration the Google logo is reflected in the eye of a girl on February 3, 2008 in London, England. Financial experts continue to evaluate the recent Microsoft $44.6 billion (?22.4 billion) offer for Yahoo and the possible impact on Internet market currently dominated by Google. (Photo by …

Senate Passes Controversial CISA Cybersecurity Bill

The U.S. Senate has passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) by a vote of 74-21, despite vociferous objections from civil liberties groups who say the bill will afford the government even more powers to collect the private online data of ordinary citizens.

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Op-Ed: Texas Can Lead the Way Protecting Digital Privacy Rights

Today, if law enforcement wants to read our physical mail or search our safe deposit box, they need a search warrant. This fundamental right to privacy is established in the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. But currently, national and international privacy protection is not adequately applied to email and data stored on cloud computing servers. This needs to change—and a solution is at hand, if Congress will only move forward.

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