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By Rebecca Bowe ... Electronic Frontier Foundation ... In a victory for consumer privacy, Facebook has agreed to suspend the automatic use of its facial-recognition tool in Europe. The tool suggests people to tag in users’ photographs when registered us…

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By Trevor Timm ... Former New York Times reporter Kurt Eichenwald’s new book, published last week, provides yet more details about how the the NSA’s unconstitutional warrantless wiretapping program came about, and confirms that even top Bush Administrat…

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By Evelyn Castillo-Bach, aka Privacy Mom ... ... April 26, 2012 ... ... President Obama taught Constitutional law at the University of Chicago from 1992 until his election to the U.S. Senate in 2004, serving as a professor in the Law School. He was a L…

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By Evelyn Castillo-Bach ... As the CEO and founder of UmeNow.com and CollegiateNation.com, I support the letter below sent by a coalition including OpenTheGovernment.org, Mucrock, James Madison Project, the Sunlight Foundation, and many more — taking ai…

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By Evelyn Castillo-Bach ... ... As the CEO of UmeNow.com and CollegiateNation.com, I support the coalition behind the privacy letter below that represents dozens of groups. April 16, 2012 ... Dear Representative, We the undersigned organizations urge…

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By Evelyn Castillo-Bach ... CEO, UmeNow ... ... A group of prominent academics, experienced engineers, and professionals published an open letter to members of the United States Congress, stating their opposition to CISPA and other overly broad cybers…

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March 26, 2012 By "Privacy Mom" / aka Evelyn Castillo-Bach ... ... ... Sometimes I need to read things twice because it's hard to believe it's true. But when I know that the writer is legitimate and credible and I still can't believe my eyes, then I know…

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    How Creepy is Google's New Privacy Policy?

    Posted by UmeNow on Tue, March 20, 2012, in Privacy

    March 20, 2012 By "Privacy Mom" Evelyn Castillo-Bach ... ... Google's new privacy policy went into effect on March 1, 2012. Now it's a done deal. But, are you still wondering how Google's new privacy policy will impact you? Here is a quick summary. You…

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      Another Data Grab by Google, Here We Go Again

      Posted by UmeNow on Fri, March 16, 2012, in Privacy

      March 16, 2012 by Privacy Mom / aka. Evelyn Castillo-Bach ... ... Google is under investigation once again. This time regulators in the U.S. and the European Union are simultaneously investigating the giant social network and search engine company for b…

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      By Evelyn Castillo-Bach March 14, 2012 ... ... Greg Smith is resigning today as a Goldman Sachs executive director and head of its US equity derivatives business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is leaving in disgust over the toxic greed that d…

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