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Privacy Top antitrust enforcer warns Big Tech over data collection

He cited Harvard Business School professor emerita Shoshana Zuboff's theory of "surveillance capitalism," which holds that the "behavioral data" those companies acquire through their nominally free...

Privacy Mozilla Asks Congress to Investigate ISPs Data Collection Practices

Mozilla's push is the latest in a burgeoning debate over DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH), with Mozilla deciding to encrypt it's users browsing data by default, and Google's Chrome soon enabling DoH by default...

Privacy US Census Bureau to use iOS devices for data collection and management in 2020 census

the US Census Bureau will be able to leverage the privacy and user experience of Apple’s platform. This will be an “innovating new model for the collection and management” of census data ...

Privacy Australian regulator files lawsuit against Google for data collection

The ACCC recently called for strengthened privacy laws as part of a sweeping overhaul of the rules affecting global ... The regulator said that Google did not make clear that both settings needed...

Privacy Batteries Plus Bulbs enters internet-of-things realm with new Smart Home collection

Wisconsin retailer Battery Plus Bulbs is planting a seed in the internet-of-things industry with a new collection of products for ... Use of and/or registration on any portion of this site...

Privacy Texas is One of Few States With Laws Regulating the Collection and Sharing of Residents' Biometric Data, but That Could Soon Change

Dominique Shelton Leipzig, Perkins Coie’s privacy and data management practice co-chairwoman, added that, “Biometrics is dealing with newer forms of technology that [are] being developed and honed ...

Privacy FTC official says data collection allows Big Tech to hurt competition

Personal data is powering the dominance of tech companies ... For example, earlier this year the FTC fined Facebook Inc $5 billion over online privacy. Chopra voted against that decision.

Privacy New Global Research from Accenture Interactive Urges CMOs to Put People Before Data Collection to Deliver a Better Digital Advertising Experience

Data gathering, within reason The research found consumers want brands to know and understand them; 87% of consumers said it’s important to purchase from a brand or retailer that “understands the...

Privacy In the era of data collection, even Box Tops has an app for that

Based on its privacy policy, this constitutes as "directly provided information" and it falls ... it can also see what competing brands you're buying. In essence, they're building a data bank of...

Privacy The Detail: Creepy or helpful? The pros and cons of data collection

Data collection can be a scary thought to some; a digital dystopia where our private information is collected without us really noticing and sold on. But then again, maybe it's a good thing. Stuff ...

Privacy Dutch privacy regulator starts study into data collection and smart cities

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) has launched an exploratory study into the way municipalities will deal with the privacy of residents and visitors within Smart Cities, where technology is ...

Privacy Google Says It’s Cutting Back on Audio Data Collection on Google Home Speakers

Alongside other tech companies, Google is responding to increased backlash against its data sharing and privacy practices. Google's change in policy is just the latest example of how customers ...

Privacy Q&A: Matthew Clark on honing drone data collection in the NEK

Whiteout provides the technology itself, and the data analysis that goes with it ... a professional atmosphere at Do North, and we have a private office. As we all know, trying to find a way ...

Privacy Sidewalk Labs' controversial data collection project is now a company

The project gleams these insights from mobile location data, which has raised numerous privacy concerns from critics. Nick Bowden, Replica's CEO and co-founder, tried to address privacy fears in a ...

Privacy Supervisors Request Alternatives For Air Pollution Data Collection Program

"I think it can be really precedent-setting, this invasion of privacy," Gaspar said, noting that she understands the need for good data to improve air quality. She said she has heard from residents...

Privacy DOJ Is Illegally Withholding Records About Phone Location Data Collection, Lawsuit Claims

The Electronic Information Privacy Center (EPIC ... noting that collection of data under the Wiretap Act is conversely subject to detailed public reporting requirements. EPIC explains that ...

Privacy YouTube to pay $170 million over collection of children’s data

The $136 million penalty YouTube must pay to the FTC is the largest amount the agency has ever obtained in such a case since Congress enacted the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act in 1998....

Privacy Regulator raps Momo over deepfake app Zao’s data collection

Chinese authorities summoned executives from dating and social platform Momo on Tuesday to discuss data collection practices and privacy protection relating to its deepfake app Zao, which went...

Privacy WeChat blocks deepfake app Zao amid data collection concerns

Why it matters: As data breaches become more prevalent in China, mobile internet users are becoming increasingly wary of possible privacy protection issues when using apps. Details: Zao, developed...

Privacy German court halts Facebook data collection ban: Report

“Data and data handling are decisive factors ... In July, Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine for privacy violations and faces an impending antitrust investigation by U.S. regulators ...