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Privacy Making Trump’s Tax Returns Public Could Endanger Privacy of Your Tax Returns

Hans von Spakovsky is an authority on a wide range of issues—including civil rights, civil justice, the First Amendment, immigration, the rule of law and government reform—as a senior legal fellow...

Privacy How a Right-Wing Attack on Protections for Native American Children Could Upend Indian Law

Fletcher pointed out that the same arguments advanced in the Texas decision have been used by private casinos attempting to overturn laws that allow Indian gaming. He expressed concern that ...

Privacy Mozilla and Firefox could be about to change the VPN and privacy market forever

News that Mozilla could release a suite of privacy focused tools and services to complement its popular Firefox browser sent tongues wagging across the security and privacy industry. Many believe...

Privacy Advertisers warn Apple's privacy tech could fuel rise in online fraud

Online advertisers have warned that a new Apple feature designed to protect iPhone users’ privacy could lead to a rise in advertising fraud. The tech giant recently announced a feature that lets ...

Privacy Online porn blocker could be a ‘privacy timebomb’ for 20 million Brits

The much maligned UK porn blocker comes into effect next month, but privacy advocates claim the age verification restrictions could become a data protection nightmare. According to the Open Rights ...

Privacy Calling data “the new oil” could hurt efforts to protect privacy.

We hear all the time that “data is the new oil.” It’s the hottest new analogy to describe the ways in which data—primarily, access to data for training machine learning and artificial ...

Privacy Social media privacy settings could help keep kids safe

ALBUQUERQUE, NM— School is out and that means more time for children to spend outdoors or online and if they have social media, bullies and strangers can follow them outside of the classroom. Log...

Privacy Privacy Commissioner says rules for landlords could be clearer

The Privacy Commissioner has withdrawn its guidance for landlords and property managers. Last month, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner produced a new set of guidelines outlining what...

Privacy Genealogy companies could struggle to keep clients’ data from police

The GEDMatch decision to give police access to its data in the assault case — made without informing the database’s users — sparked concern among some users and privacy experts that the website was...

Privacy Maine Governor Could Sign Bill Enacting Nation’s Strictest Data Privacy Law for Internet Providers

The Maine legislature has passed a bill imposing the nation’s strictest limitations on broadband providers’ use of consumer data. On May 30, 2019, the Maine State Senate approved the House’s...

Privacy Making Big Tech companies share data could do more good than breaking them up

... a “progressive data-sharing mandate” that forces companies above a certain size to share some of their data—anonymized for privacy—with smaller competitors. I caught up with Mayer-Schönberger...

Privacy A new mother has criticized Delta for not letting her swap seats with her in-laws in first class so she could pump breast milk in private

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Privacy Apple is taking on Facebook and Google by doubling down on privacy, but the plan could backfire in an epic way (AAPL)

Privacy has been a smart strategy for Apple lately, dovetailing nicely with the hardware maker's own push into internet services and the public outcry over Google and Facebook's shoddy privacy ...

Privacy Apple is taking on Facebook and Google by doubling down on privacy, but the plan could backfire in an epic way

Privacy has been a smart strategy for Apple lately, dovetailing nicely with the hardware maker's own push into internet services and the public outcry over Google and Facebook's shoddy privacy...

Privacy How federated learning could shape the future of AI in a privacy-obsessed world

Updates sent from devices can still contain some personal data or tell you about a person, and so differential privacy is used to add gaussian noise to data shared by devices, Google AI researcher ...

Privacy Congress could be running out of time for GDPR-style federal privacy law

The most closely-watched effort to produce a national privacy law is a working group with six members of the Senate Commerce Committee, traditionally a leader on internet issues. Members of the ...

Privacy New Data Privacy Laws Could Slow The Music Business — But May Help The Next Beatles

But new transparency rules — requiring online disclosures to be shouted rather than whispered ... Fan trust issues and new privacy laws are shadows hanging over the data-driven music industry, but...

Privacy Expert: How ethics in AI could impact data privacy

Just a year since the EU instituted GDPR to specify how businesses can collect, analyze, and use consumer data, consumer trust continues to be one of the biggest issues facing global businesses....

Privacy Snapchat: Your latest reminder anyone a company hires could theoretically breach your privacy

We rightfully get pretty touchy when we hear our address, credit card number, mental health inquiries, or private conversations are just hanging out on some internet server where ... could ...

Privacy Bill Could Kill Warrantless Digital Searches At US Border

Currently, they are able to carry out routine searches without a warrant. The move comes after digital privacy organization the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) lost a fight against the US ...