online privacy

The ACLU Is Coming For Biden and Klobuchar in New Hampshire

The ACLU Is Coming For Biden and Klobuchar in New Hampshire

The two moderates failed to commit to requiring the government to seek warrants before requesting information about individuals from Google or Facebook.
The Hong Kong police are using legal acrobatics to search phones

The Hong Kong police are using legal acrobatics to search phones

They obtained a warrant to search police headquarters—and dozens of seized electronic devices that were brought there, according to a judicial review filing.

Dating and fertility apps among those snitching to ‘out of control’ ad tech, report finds

The latest report to warn that surveillance capitalism is out of control — and “free” digital services can in fact be very costly to people’s privacy and rights — comes courtesy of the Norwegian

A New Privacy Law Starts Today, and It Means a Big Change at Retailers Like Walmart and Target. (But Not Amazon)

Thanks to the state of California, you now have four new rights. Here's how big companies are reacting.

New California Law Giving Consumers Control Over Their Data Sets Off a Scramble

A new state law that goes into effect in 2020 has major national implications for businesses and consumers.

New California Law Giving Consumers Control Over Their Data Sets Off a Scramble

A new state law that goes into effect in 2020 has major national implications for businesses and consumers.
Senate Democrats propose sweeping online privacy bill

Senate Democrats propose sweeping online privacy bill

The bill aims to give consumers more control over the data collected by tech companies. The post Senate Democrats propose sweeping online privacy bill appeared first on The Daily Dot.

Invasive scheme spotted that foxes tracker blockers

Online privacy is facing a new challenge: A first-party tracker that appears to be unblockable with standard privacy tools such as adblockers. The tracker in question was spotted being deployed by
Sen. Ron Wyden wants to protect your data from Big Tech, if Congress lets him

Sen. Ron Wyden wants to protect your data from Big Tech, if Congress lets him

Sen. Ron Wyden's latest bill, the Mind Your Own Business Act, could fix a lot of the privacy problems that internet users currently face. The only problem? It's probably not going to move forward

Microsoft Will Extend Protection Promised by California Consumer Privacy Act to All U.S. Users

The California Consumer Privacy Act, which takes effect on Jan. 1, 2020, allows consumers to opt out of the sale of their personal information by a business and request that their data be deleted.

Microsoft Will Extend Protection Promised by California Consumer Privacy Act to All U.S. Users

The California Consumer Privacy Act, which takes effect on Jan. 1, 2020, allows consumers to opt out of the sale of their personal information by a business and request that their data be deleted.
These congresswomen want a new federal agency to start protecting online privacy

These congresswomen want a new federal agency to start protecting online privacy

The bill calls for establishing a new federal agency. The post These congresswomen want a new federal agency to start protecting online privacy appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Google Maps’ Incognito mode finally goes live for Android users

Google Maps’ Incognito mode finally goes live for Android users

Six months after discussing the privacy feature at its Google I/O conference, the company is finally rolling out Incognito mode for Google Maps on Android.

How you can protect your Mac against cyberthreats

This post on VPNs for Mac is brought to you by VPNOverview. Many advanced Windows users have been using VPNs for various reasons for years. However, not many people are aware that VPNs can be just as

Twitter Stock Plummets 20% After Earnings Miss, as Some See Worrying Signs From Advertisers

As Victor Anthony at Aegis Capital explained in a client note today, numerous checks with advertisers found plenty of unhappy customers.

Twitter Stock Plummets 20% After Earnings Miss, as Some See Worrying Signs From Advertisers

As Victor Anthony at Aegis Capital explained in a client note today, numerous checks with advertisers found plenty of unhappy customers.
Poll: Citizens not as worried about facial recognition as activists believe

Poll: Citizens not as worried about facial recognition as activists believe

Or at least when it comes to the cops, anyway The post Poll: Citizens not as worried about facial recognition as activists believe appeared first on Hot Air.