privacy

Apple, Google, Microsoft increasingly defying U.S. government, informing customers of data demands

Apple, Google, Microsoft increasingly defying U.S. government, informing customers of data demands

Rene Ritchie 58

Google already notifies customers unless prohibited by law If the government demands your personal, private email or other data, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Apple, and others are reportedly taking steps to notify you faster and more frequently than they did in the past. That's putting them at odds with prosecutors who believe such notifications can interfere with ongoing...

Vine doesn't want to be the source of porn on the internet, changes terms of service

Vine doesn't want to be the source of porn on the internet, changes terms of service

Andrew Martonik 61

When you step into the playground, you follow the rules of the owner Making a move towards keeping its service family-friendly for all, Vine is revising its rules and terms of service to completely ban the posting of "explicit sexual content." After reiterating that the Vine community and overall creativity of content has grown, it points out that a very small percentage of videos...