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Oh the irony! Microsoft uses personalized tracking to deliver Scroogle ads.

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Twitter Expands Bi-Annual Transparency Report With More US Info

Coinciding with Data Privacy Day, Twitter has produced its second Twitter Transparency Report, sharing more details about U.S. legal requests, saying that 90 percent are in the form of subpoenas, court orders or warrants. The report also details when Twitter notifies users if a request has been made about their account.

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The Consumers Union, the entity behind Consumer Reports, is launching an aggressive campaign for a national privacy law, taking aim specifically at Facebook. 

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And like a political scandal that keeps growing, I don’t think this issue is going away for Google unless there are more and higher level mea culpas. However that also risks shining more light on a very unseemly episode.

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“Google, I am shocked. You stole people’s personal information without their permission? That’s Facebook’s job.”

-The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart Rips Google Over Wifi Eavesdropping Investigation