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Online Privacy


The Trump administration’s move to ban the popular video app TikTok has stoked fears about the Chinese government collecting personal information of people who use the app. These fears underscore growing concerns Americans have about digital privacy generally. Debates around privacy might seem simple: Something is private or it’s not. However, the technology that provides …

A digital building code is needed to help designers better protect the privacy of people when they use online platforms and websites. At the moment no such code exists in New Zealand. Our study with designers shows they try to be ethical in what they do. But commercial pressures from clients and uncertainty around the …

When someone types your name into Google, suppose the first link points to a newspaper article about you going bankrupt 15 years ago, or to a YouTube video of you smoking cigarettes 20 years ago, or simply a webpage that includes personal information such as your current home address, your birth date, or your Social …

Most of us are now living the connected life. The Internet has become an indispensable tool in our modern lives. We use it for communication, entertainment, education, business, and other multitudes of everyday tasks. But the Intenet’s benefits also come with a caveat. Privacy is one of the top concerns and people with ill-intent want …