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Privacy Facebook Won’t Change Web Tracking in Response to California Privacy Law

Facebook maintains that it doesn’t need to make changes to its web-tracking services in order to comply with California’s new privacy law, setting up a potential early clash over the measure set to...

Privacy Facebook says ready for new California privacy law

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will give internet users in the state the right to see what data big tech companies collect about them and with whom it is shared. "In a few weeks, the...

Privacy Facebook: Your Oculus VR Data Will Be Used for Ad Targeting

The data sharing specifically applies to users who've logged into an Oculus VR headset with their Facebook account, which many product owners may have done out of convenience. "To make sure that ...

Privacy Australia to develop code of conduct for likes of Facebook, Google

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - Australia will boost the resources of the competition regulator and review privacy laws in an effort to rein in the market dominance of digital giants such as Google and Facebook.

Privacy Facebook will protect your data — as long as no one’s paying them for it

Dick Durbin, (D-Illinois) asked Jay Sullivan, Facebook’s product management director for privacy and integrity in Messenger, whether Facebook collected any data from its Messenger Kids app. It was...

Privacy Facebook actually does the right thing on privacy for once and won’t give Trump a backdoor

Mark Zuckerberg is everyone's favorite punching bag when it comes to beating up on Facebook for all its many perceived privacy violations -- often for good reason. Over the years as Facebook has ...

Privacy Apple will join CES privacy roundtable with FTC and Facebook

Apple’s reluctance to officially participate in the world’s leading consumer trade show CES has been softening in recent years, as the company used the 2019 event as a springboard for third-party ...

Privacy Facebook Probe Should Look to Privacy, FTC Democrat Urges States

A Democratic member on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission urged states investigating Facebook Inc. to examine whether the company disregarded earlier promises to protect privacy in order to...

Privacy Facebook Now Has More Than 300 Million Users In India, As Government Clamps Down On Social Media, Internet

As a result, various governments around the world are investigating the company over data privacy issues. “We are keen to think through what the new rules of the internet should be. The next stage...

Privacy Facebook Asks High Court To Take Up Biometric Privacy Case

For one, the Ninth Circuit's conclusion that plaintiffs can pursue claims for alleged violations of concrete privacy interests that statutes like BIPA are intended to protect without alleging a ...

Privacy Is Singapore's Fake News Law a Global Headache for Facebook?

Vanto said the protection afforded under that law is what allowed social media companies to grow ... that allow them to more effectively root out questionable content may have its own dangers. “You...

Privacy Facebook’s Privacy Tool Launched Months Ago. Or Did It?

Facebook has spent years hoovering up data without really planning for a day in which it would have to surrender that data in any sense. In December of 2018, David Baser, the head of Facebook’s ...

Privacy Operation FaceBOOKED: Chicago Police infiltrated secret groups selling drugs and guns online

Interim superintendent Charlie Beck announced the mass arrests at a news conference Tuesday and took aim at Facebook's privacy policies, which he said facilitated the practice. Load Error "Today's ...

Privacy Chicago Police infiltrated secret online groups selling guns and drugs in 'Operation FaceBOOKED'

Chicago Police said Tuesday that 53 people are in custody as part of "Operation FaceBOOKED," a two-year operation to infiltrate secret groups selling drugs and guns on Facebook. Interim...

Privacy Buy Facebook and Alphabet Stock, Analyst Says. Online Ads Just Keep Growing.

Regulators, legislators and privacy advocates might not be too fond of Facebook ... “Ad spend continues to shift online and Facebook is a beneficiary,” he writes. He estimates that about 50% of...

Privacy Facebook To EU: Forced Data Sharing Could Be Dangerous

Facebook told European Union (EU) regulators that it shouldn’t be forced to share the large amount of data it has with other companies, as that could have unintended potential liability and privacy...

Privacy Facebook's new data tool lets you transfer your media to Google Photos

It comes as part of the Data Transfer Project, an agreement between Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter to make it super easy to transfer information between services. Facebook has attempted to...

Privacy Facebook To EU: Forcing Data Sharing Could Have Unintended Consequences

Facebook told European Union (EU) regulators that it shouldn’t be forced to share the large amount of data it has with other companies, as that could have unintended potential liability and privacy...

Privacy Mediaite Sister Site Law&Crime Launching Two True-Crime Series on Facebook Watch

Both series will run for 8 episodes. “There is a huge appetite for true crime on Facebook, as evidenced by the literally thousands of private group Pages dedicated to solving and following crime,” ...

Privacy EU starts new preliminary probe into Google and Facebook's use of data

Shares of Alphabet, Google's parent company, are up by about 25% year-to-date. Facebook shares have risen about 54% year-to-date. In 2018, the European Union approved a sweeping data privacy law...