Data privacy

02.13.20
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand calls for an EU-style Data Protection Agency
02.13.20

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand calls for an EU-style Data Protection Agency

If a company does 'bad things with your data,' Gillibrand's agency would be able to intervene.

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02.04.20
Ireland's data privacy watchdog opens probes into Google and Tinder
02.04.20

Ireland's data privacy watchdog opens probes into Google and Tinder

Under GDPR, the companies could face hefty fines.

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12.19.19
Over 267 million Facebook users reportedly had data exposed online
12.19.19

Over 267 million Facebook users reportedly had data exposed online

Security researchers found user IDs, phone numbers and names in a database.

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11.21.19
Amnesty International: Facebook and Google are a threat to human rights
11.21.19

Amnesty International: Facebook and Google are a threat to human rights

Amnesty is concerned with their 'surveillance-based business model.'

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11.18.19
Senate bill would block US companies from storing data in China
11.18.19

Senate bill would block US companies from storing data in China

That could make things difficult for companies like Apple and TikTok.

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11.14.19
Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang wants your data to be your property
11.14.19

Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang wants your data to be your property

That’s part of his four-pronged tech policy.

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11.11.19
Google is reportedly gathering health data on millions of Americans
11.11.19

Google is reportedly gathering health data on millions of Americans

It has not informed patients or physicians.

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10.17.19
Senator Wyden pushes his ‘Mind Your Own Business’ privacy act forward
10.17.19

Senator Wyden pushes his ‘Mind Your Own Business’ privacy act forward

It would give the FTC more power to punish tech companies over data privacy violations.

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10.04.19
Instagram’s Threads is compelling, but kind of creepy
10.04.19

Instagram’s Threads is compelling, but kind of creepy

If I were you, I wouldn’t enable Auto Status.

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