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Parkland Activist Has Best Response to Transparent Backpack Rule
Offbeat  (tags: privacy, schools, students, civil rights, humor, snarky )

- 76 days ago -
When the students at Douglas High School returned to campus after the March for Our Lives and their week-long spring break, they were less than thrilled with having to wear transparent backpacks.
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 )

- 941 days ago -
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 )

- 1179 days ago -
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 )

- 1282 days ago -
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?
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- 2266 days ago -
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 )

- 2491 days ago -
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 )

- 2764 days ago -
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 )

- 2846 days ago -
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 )

- 2860 days ago -
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 )

- 3003 days ago -
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 )

- 3037 days ago -
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 )

- 3062 days ago -
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 )

- 3369 days ago -
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 )

- 3691 days ago -
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 )

- 4083 days ago -
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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