It’s Time For a New Privacy Model

The current raft of stories about privacy problems on Facebook and other high-profile sites is leading to a renewed consideration in some circles of whether there’s a need for tighter government regulation of sites’ privacy policies and user notifications. Regulation, experts say, may be the only real way to force sites to respect users’ privacy.

Mozilla to Fix CSS History Leak Soon

The developers at Mozilla soon will be adding a new privacy enhancement to the Firefox browser that will help prevent attackers and the operators of third-party Web sites from seeing which other sites a user has visited.

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