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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 15, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Data Breach Revealed by Supervalu, AB Acquisition

By The Associated Press with Additional Reporting From Jim Meadows

Stores in east-central Illinois are not included on a list of grocery and liquor stores owned or franchised by Supervalu Inc. and AB Acquisition LLC, that were victims of a data breach.

Categories: Business, Privacy

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 25, 2014

A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We’re Gone

By Molly Roberts

A proposed law might determine what happens to our online accounts when we die. But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.

Ancient peoples sent their dead to the grave with their prized possessions — precious stones, gilded weapons and terracotta armies. But unlike these treasures, our digital property won't get buried with us. Our archived Facebook messages, old email chains and even Tinder exchanges will hover untouched in the online cloud when we die.

Categories: Government, Privacy, Technology






NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 16, 2013

NSA Has Broken Privacy Rules ‘Thousands Of Times Each Year’

By Mark Memmott

NSA

The morning's major scoop comes from The Washington Post:

"The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, according to an internal audit and other top-secret documents."




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