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Privacy Pre-installed Android apps could be putting your privacy at risk

The researcher's paper noted that this data harvesting could be deliberate or down to some dumb implementation ""This situation has become a peril to users' privacy and even security due to an...

Privacy Your health app could be sharing your medical data

“The consumer has no way to know exactly what is happening with their data and what consequences there might be.” “This is a breach of privacy that may not just be embarrassing but could also...

Privacy Ignoring Internet of Things Devices Could Be IdIoTic: eDiscovery Trends

Further, it addresses topics including data privacy, fog computing, smart cities and more. Individuals interested in becoming involved in future IoT research and initiatives are invited to visit...

Privacy Trimmed Internet Of Things Bill Could Still Carry Weight

House and Senate lawmakers rolled out the bipartisan Internet of Things (IoT ... chair of the data security and privacy practice at O'Melveny & Myers LLP. “Generating some forward momentum is ...

Privacy Federal Privacy Law – Could It Happen in 2019?

Cybersecurity issues and the possibility of a federal privacy law were in the spotlight at the recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. This week also saw the introduction of bipartisan federal ...

Privacy New facial recognition bill would require consent before companies could share data

A new bill introduced in the Senate today would prohibit commercial companies using facial recognition technology from sharing people’s data without their explicit consent. The bipartisan...

Privacy California Privacy Law Could Revive 'Do-Not-Track' Tools

The hearing comes as Congress is ramping up efforts to pass an online privacy law. Much of the momentum for a new law comes from the revelation that data consultancy Cambridge Analytica harvested ...

Privacy Federal Privacy Rules Could Take Cue From Kids' Data Law

Law360 (March 12, 2019, 8:28 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission's record fine for violating the children's online privacy law is likely to bolster arguments that penalties for general privacy...

Privacy Your Company Could Become The Next Big Privacy Scandal

Most online services these days have a 2FA option ... Regardless of your relationship to data (yours and others’), digital privacy needs its due. “Don’t ignore it and think it doesn’t apply to...

Privacy Crownpeak: New Research Reveals Websites Belonging to Fortune 100 Companies Could Be Open to Potential Data Breaches

However, the greatest risk posed by these tags is that many companies are unaware of the third-party tags their martech implementation might pull onto their sites, and therefore even companies with...

Privacy The fine print that could undermine new Internet privacy legislation

Daniel Wilf-Townsend is a lawyer in Washington, D.C., who focuses on consumer protection and constitutional litigation at Gupta Wessler PLLC. March 11 at 6:00 AM In 2016, Uber was hacked. The...

Privacy DHS plan to share noncitizens’ data with Census Bureau could further frighten immigrants, experts say

Jeramie Scott, senior counsel at the Electronic Privacy Information Center, which has filed a suit against the citizenship question, said his organization had yet to see a copy of the data-sharing...

Privacy Zuckerberg's privacy push could become 'an excuse for Facebook to dodge responsibility,' UK lawmaker says

"Rather than a manifesto for privacy, his statement could easily become an excuse ... Meanwhile a separate U.K. government report published in February said online platforms like Google and...

Privacy Facebook’s plan to put ‘privacy first’ could create new problems

Privacy advocates and researchers say the strategy ... who researches disinformation online as the head of policy at Data For Democracy. “As it is now, Facebook currently has some moderating ...

Privacy Hackers in Healthcare: What Damage Could They Do With Your Medical Data?

Given the fast pace of technology in healthcare right now, do you think tech companies are offering robust solutions that are keeping patients safe in terms of data privacy? I do. While I can ...

Privacy How Possible Changes to California’s Data Privacy Laws Could Change the Game for Tech Companies and Individuals

Privacy advocates are fighting to make the law even broader, while businesses and tech companies want to see it narrowed. Personal data has become the currency of the Internet. The dynamic could...

Privacy Microsoft president says WA state privacy bill could impact facial recognition technology globally

Two of the top companies developing facial recognition software are in Washington state, where a bill that would regulate the technology is working its way through the legislature. Because Amazon...

Privacy Facebook’s new privacy tool is a gamble that could backfire on its ad business

Facebook finally plans to launch its "clear history" privacy feature in 2019. It was announced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg back in May 2018. CFO Dave Wehner talked about it at a conference on Tuesday -...