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New Ways To Think About Online Privacy

Afraid to post your child's picture on Facebook? Worried your financial information will be compromised? Experts say we need to decide how we want to interact with each other, consider the importance of privacy to a democracy and take the time to learn privacy settings and rules.
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Google And Privacy: Is It Time To Give Up?

For many, trying to maintain privacy in contemporary America seems just too time consuming, too complicated, too exhausting. The latest frustration: Google's new privacy policy, which goes into effect Thursday. Privacy advocates say that Internet users should demand protections and not give up their rights.
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Protecting Your Privacy Amid Google Policy Changes

Starting Thursday, when you sign into Google and use its dozens of popular services, it will combine that personal data to produce more targeted ads. Host Michel Martin and Washington Post national technology reporter Cecilia Kang discuss what concerned users can do.
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The Story Of HitmanForHire.net

The story of Essam Ahmed Eid is a cautionary tale of one man's drive to put more money in his pocket by taking advantage of other people's problems.
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How To Adjust Your Privacy Settings, Before Google's Big Shift

Not everyone who relies on Google's products is concerned about pending privacy changes. Some don't care; others don't know the change is looming. But for those who are concerned, the idea that Feb. 29 is their last chance to change these settings seems to have lit the fire of urgency.
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Users Can Control What Google Knows About Them

Starting Thursday, Google is changing its privacy policy. The change means Google will be able to combine information it collects and use it to shape ads or create new services in combination with other things it offers like maps.

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