Tech Talk News: Privacy Groups Request FTC To Investigate Facebook

Privacy has been a major concern for some regarding social networks. I actually saw a documentary about Facebook one time where someone deleted their account but had to delete the pictures one by one. Clearly that could be a pain. Well some big willies like American Civil Liberties Union wants some questions answered about Facebook from the FTC. Check out the full story after the jump. Tat WZA WZA on Google+ X @ShottaDru Shotta Dru on Google+

Tech Talk News: How Much Data Does Cell Phone Companies Keep On You?

How long do they keep your cell tower usage data on file? How long do they keep the numbers you text messaged on file? Oh didn’t know your service provider kept this type of information on file? Creepy stuff for real. Check out the details and the actual document from the Justice Department after the jump. Tat WZA WZA on Google+ X @ShottaDru Shotta Dru on Google+

Text’s Can Be Searched With No Warrant???

California’s Supreme Court has ruled(not unanimously) that once arrested it’s legal for police to check your text folder without the need for a warrant. The justification for this privacy intrusion is that a phone search is “incidental” to a lawful arrest and its contents, much like the contents of your pockets or bags, fall within the realm of reasonable search. @TatWza

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