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Privacy Americans are ‘absolutely appalled’ by the lack of a national data-privacy law, says Republican Sen. Blackburn

... Union’s General Data Protection Regulation that took effect last year and the recently enacted California Consumer Privacy Act. Ahead of Wednesday’s hearing, Democratic senators last week...

Privacy Top iOS Security App Shares User Data With China: 8 Million Americans Impacted

Ironically, that privacy policy has changed. “We do not store or retain any personal information that can be used to identify you,” the outdated version said. “We have no interest in housing and ...

Privacy Bill would keep Americans’ data out of China, Russia

Hawley said it’s an issue of national security to ensure those countries don’t have uncontrolled access to data he says could be weaponized. “You talk about a national security risk, you talk about...

Privacy Most Americans fear they've lost control of their personal information, as Facebook and Google continue to dominate the online ad market

Americans are concerned and confused about data privacy even as tech companies continue making money selling users' personal data to advertisers.

Privacy Most Americans feel powerless to prevent data collection, online tracking

Are Americans ready to tackle the digital privacy issues they obviously see and are concerned about? While some U.S. lawmakers are trying to push through legislation that should improve Americans’ ...

Privacy Survey: Most Americans Feel Data Tracking is Out of Control and Privacy Nonexistent

The online survey of 4,272 people also found that distress over the lack of data privacy is bi-partisan. "There aren't dramatic differences between Republicans and Democrats," Rainie said. "That's...

Privacy Key takeaways on Americans’ views about privacy, surveillance and data-sharing

compared with a smaller share – though still a majority – who say the same about company-collected data (59%). 6 Almost all Americans have been asked to agree to privacy policies, but fewer...

Privacy Most Americans don't think it's possible to keep their data private, report says

More than half said they understand vey little about data collection and use. Twenty-five percent of the surveyed adults said that they agree to a privacy policy almost daily. Fewer reported that...

Privacy 4. Americans’ attitudes and experiences with privacy policies and laws

Many Americans have little to no understanding of what companies are doing with the data that is collected about them. At the same time, nearly all Americans encounter companies’ privacy policies...

Privacy 1. How Americans think about privacy and the vulnerability of their personal data

Woman, 72 “Having control and ownership of my online data. Have control and the ability to delete information I have not explicitly given the right to use or disseminate.” – Man, 60 Another 13% ...

Privacy Americans and Privacy: Concerned, Confused and Feeling Lack of Control Over Their Personal Information

Most also feel they have little or no control over how these entities use their personal information, according to a new survey of U.S. adults by Pew Research Center that explores how Americans...

Privacy Most Americans want data privacy regulations. Few think it will happen

Click for more ... Consumers are overwhelmingly pleading for the government's help in the face of an ever-growing list of corporate data breaches and privacy mishaps — but few have faith help will ...

Privacy Americans Overwhelmingly Agree: Big Tech’s Data Collection Just Isn’t Worth the Risk

Taken together, “these findings point to an overall wariness about the state of privacy these days,” the authors note. But, the authors add, people don’t hate all data across the board. Pluralities...

Privacy Google's plan to collect health data on millions of Americans faces federal inquiry

HIPAA is the US federal law governing the security and privacy of certain medical information. HIPAA allows hospitals to share data with business partners, without gaining the consent of patients...

Privacy Google is reportedly secretly gathering personal health data from millions of Americans

The data amounts to a complete patient history, including a patient’s date of birth, allergies, immunizations, family medical history, hospitalizations, lab results, and doctor diagnoses. The...

Privacy Google is collecting health data on millions of Americans

At least 150 Google employees had access to patient data, the Journal reported. But Google said it is adhering to regulatory privacy standards, such as the Health Insurance Portability and ...

Privacy Google secretly swallowed health data of 'tens of millions' of Americans

As many as 150 Google staffers had access to the data, according to the report. Since the WSJ published its damning report, Google confirmed that it's partnered with Ascension and moved quickly to ...

Privacy Google reportedly collecting health data on millions of Americans without informing patients

Google is collecting detailed health data on millions of Americans through a partnership with Ascension ... to design health software that could home into a patient's medical history. While project...

Privacy Google and a massive hospital system are reportedly collecting private health data on millions of Americans in secret

Google teamed up with the country's second biggest healthcare system Ascension to collect millions of Americans' health data without their knowledge.

Privacy The Privacy Project: Do Americans Need An FDA for Data Protection?

But after Apple learned that its FaceTime video chat app was enabling consumers to listen in on the conversations of people they called — even when the recipients did not answer their phones —...