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New technology lets police investigate whether drivers were using their cell phones moments before an accident. Could it curb texting while driving?

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President Donald Trump signed a law Monday night allowing internet providers to sell your browser history. How worried should you be?

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Amazon Echo (Adam Bowie / Flickr)

Amazon’s voice-activated digital assistant is a hot seller, but there are privacy issues.

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Patents recently issued to Northbrook-based insurance giant Allstate could allow the company to monitor your car for sources of distraction, collect health data on drivers, and even monitor what's going on around your vehicle. The company says any new technology will improve driver safety, but some are worried it could violate the privacy of drivers, passengers and passers-by. 

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Microsoft's latest campaign takes aim at Google's policy to scan all Gmails to tailor personalized ads to their email users.  We'll take a closer look at online and email privacy.

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Lori Andrews

Are you on Facebook? Twitter? Even if you aren't, more personal information about you is floating around out there than you might possibly imagine. We talk with a Chicago author who says you might be surprised by how much of your privacy you've already lost.

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