6/7/2012

Worst Companies at Protecting User Privacy: Skype, Verizon, Yahoo, AT&T, Apple, Microsoft

Filed under: — Aviran Mordo

We’re living our lives more and more in the online environment. Eventually, we end up giving a lot of our personal data, whether we’re talking about a social network account, email service or a national carrier. Our conversations are being wire-tapped, our online surfing is being stored. Which are the companies that fight for our rights when the government wants to know more? Who protects our privacy?

This privacy report has been done by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and should be taken seriously. When government agencies come asking for your personal data and your activity logs, who is fighting for your rights and who’s acting like a peaceful sheep, pleasing the Big Brother?

The chart shows how many stars the participating companies has been given.

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