privacy

Jury settles Minneapolis officer's snooping lawsuit for $585K

Amy Krekelberg filed the suit after alleged fellow officers illegally accessed her personal data.

Facebook gave companies access to private messages – but says it had consent

Netflix and Spotify were given access to private messages, a New York Times report claims.

Peeping Tom has south Minneapolis neighborhood on edge

He's been described as a bald, white man in a series of incidents.

Facebook suffers security breach, 50 million accounts affected

Approximately 90 million accounts have been reset.

Facebook informs users if they've been hit by unblocking bug

The bug unblocks previously "blocked" friends.

Here's why Facebook is asking you to review your posts

A bug caused some posts to go out publicly, despite privacy settings.

You'll start finding out Monday if Facebook gave away your data

The information of 87 million people was harvest, Facebook says.

And next ... law that allows gay marriage in Minnesota?

Gay marriage advocates, fresh from winning a fight over a constitutional amendment that would have banned same-sex unions, is already planning for what they say is the next logical step. State law still does not allow for gay marriage. They aim to change that.

Minnesotan tells tale of Hurricane Sandy, HMS Bounty

Nisswa native John Svendsen was among the crew that abandoned the ship HMS Bounty in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy churned its way up the East Coast. He and other shipmates talk about the difficult decision they had to make to leave the ship to sink in order to save their own lives. Two were lost. The rest were rescued by the Coast Guard.