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I Know Where Your Cat Lives: Feline Photo Mapping Website Exposes How Easy It Is to Track the Owner's Location
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pictures, privacy, website )

Jeri
- 310 days ago - independent.co.uk
Figure of internet fun Grumpy Cat may be even grumpier when he finds out how much information humorous feline snaps uploaded to social media give away to strangers.
GoSleep Pods Land At Helsinki Airport
Offbeat  (tags: helsinki, airport, vantaa international airport, traveler, privacy, culture, design, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, society, world )

Lone
- 548 days ago - blog.sleepinginairports.net
Helsinki Vantaa International Airport recently introduced a series of capsules that allow the weary traveler some privacy and shuteye.
Religion&Ethics; Q&A: The Right to Privacy
Offbeat  (tags: Religion and Ethics, UK human rights law, freedom of expression, privacy, counter-terrorism law, UK )

Ray
- 651 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Gavin Phillipson is a professor of law at the University of Durham. He is also a qualified solicitor and a member of the Durham Human Rights Centre. His research interests lie in the fields of European and UK human rights law,
U.K. Zoo's Pandas Meet For Date, But Will They Mate?
Offbeat  (tags: panda, giant panda, U.K., zoo, mate, fertility, couple, privacy, date, conservation, endangered )

Naoko
- 1634 days ago - mainichi.jp
Zoo officials have created a private love nest for Britain's only pair of giant pandas in hope the fertility-challenged animals will mate - and Wednesday may be their last chance for quite a while.
Car Monitors: Are You Willing to Give Up Privacy for Lower Premiums?
Offbeat  (tags: car, car monitors, privacy )

Aaron
- 1860 days ago - drivesteady.com
Drivers are always looking for ways to cut the cost of car insurance. What many people don't realize is that insurance companies are constantly looking at new and innovative ways to keep their costs down, as well.
Underwear Invention Protects Privacy at Airport
Offbeat  (tags: underwear, airport screener, privacy )

Naoko
- 2133 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
It's a special kind of underwear - with a strategically placed fig leaf design - and the designer says it'll get you through the airport screeners with your dignity intact.
Facebook Founder Complains That Someone Is Invading His Privacy
Offbeat  (tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, irony, privacy, ethics )

Roseann
- 2215 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Facebook founder says a legal foe is "seeking to uncover unnecessary details about his private life."
The 411 on Facebook Places and Privacy
Offbeat  (tags: Facebook, privacy )

Tarequl
- 2228 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Facebook just rolled out its take on Foursquare's "check-in" feature, which lets you tell your friends -- or the world, if you like -- that you've just ambled into a specific venue. The twist?
Facebook Teases 'Places' Feature, Stirs Up More Privacy Concerns
Offbeat  (tags: facebook, internet, privacy )

Kathryn
- 2372 days ago - switched.com
Make sure you really know what is about to happen to your privacy on Facebook.
More States May Ban Public Release of 911 Calls
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, respect, privacy, 911 calls, ban, public )

Lady
- 2406 days ago - denverpost.com
Because of situations like Casey's, lawmakers in Alabama, Ohio and Wisconsin are deciding whether to bar the public release of 911 calls.Missouri, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Wyoming already keep such recordings private. But generally, most states
Prisoners on Run Cannot Be Named 'Due to Privacy Rights'
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, prisoners on the run, privacy )

Beatrice
- 2431 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Civil servants have refused to name inmates who have fled prison even though individual police forces will often identify them if they pose a risk to the public. They say releasing their names would breach obligations under the Data Protection Act.
DFCS Probe: Violations Rampant
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, interesting, bizarre, grouphost:CHANGE_REFORM*, DCFS, CPS, Child, Children, Mother, Father, Family, Parents, Allegation, Court, Petition, Warrant, Police, Procedure, Safety, Privacy, Harassment, Intimidation, Toxic, False, Falsely, Accused )

Geri
- 2738 days ago - theclaytontribune.com
Stories of overzealous Department of Family and Children Services employees prowling for referrals and using people's children as tools of extortion were true, according to the Georgia Department of Human Resources investigative report
Six Ways Your Indentity Can Be Stolen (ONLY SIX?????)
Offbeat  (tags: privacy, identity theft, safety, technology, crime )


- 3060 days ago - channels.isp.netscape.com
What is the key cause of identity theft and fraud? Personal irresponsibility. That's the word from Accenture's global security practice.
Google Is Endangering You and Your Children !
Offbeat  (tags: women, safety, privacy, children, abuse, ethics, freedoms, internet, HumanRights, parents, endangered, prevention, weird, interesting, offbeat )

Marilyn
- 3452 days ago - care2.com
If a child gives out his/her phone number, someone can now look it up to find out where he/she lives. The safety issues are obvious, and alarming.
   

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