Privacy Net – June 23, 2010

Survey SAYS – teens don’t care about privacy…or perhaps don’t recognize it is the real implication [USA Today]

“FTC says current privacy laws aren’t working”…gee, what tipped you off? [CNET]

And apparently we’re not the only country that arguably has that problem – the EU is looking to update its data privacy and protection rules [ClickZ]

Reputation Defender, which helps you control your privacy online (ie, it’s not just a clever name), just raised $15 mil [TechCrunch]

Hackers aren’t the only ones who you should worry about when it comes to your privacy online… [WSJ]

Security vendor SMobile Systems estimates that about 20% of Android apps “can threaten privacy” [PC World]

To nail a couple of bank robbers last year, the FBI monitored about the locations of “about 180″ cell phones…to catch TWO people…oh right, and they didn’t have a warrant [CNET]

The House Judiciary subcommittee plans to discuss how location-based services threaten privacy tomorrow [Washington Post]

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