As Mark Zuckerberg starts talking about the importance of "privacy", it's important to note his definition might be different from yours.
Think that if you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear? Maybe you should just hand over your email password, writes Amy Gray.
Content management consultant Liz Van Dort says there may be a case for storing metadata, but access must be given at the highest level only and a scheme must be put together only by those who truly know what they're talking about.
Apple has issued some details on what information it passes on to governments (including Australia's). Technology journalist Richard Chirgwin has some advice for you if you're relying on Apple's cloud. So put down that iPhone.
Everyone now has an easy-to-follow narrative chasing Edward Snowden around the world. But we've lost sight of the fundamental issues: the NSA's vast surveillance program
Aaron Swartz was a hacker in every sense of the word. His death -- at just 26 -- is a tragic loss for technology's bright young things and raises questions about the fight for freedom of information on the internet.
Sharing is good. We teach our kids to share their toys and chocolate. But, Dear Mr. Zuckerberg, that does't mean sharing everything with everybody automatically is really such a good idea.
While Facebook continues to attract condemnation for its contentious privacy policies, the social networking website may also be providing valuable lessons to young'uns about how to manage their online reputations, says Esther Dyson.
Facebook has caved in to public pressure and reworked its privacy controls. But are users actually gaining anything back, or just a false sense of security? Valleywag breaks it down.