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Privacy People are throwing away their Fitbits over fears about privacy after Google announces $2.1 billion buyout of the wearable tech company

Strong privacy and security guidelines have been part of Fitbit’s DNA since day one ... We will give Fitbit users the choice to review, move, or delete their data.' ...

Privacy Portland sent 14,600 people to a private debt collector over unpaid Arts Tax

A private debt collector tacks on additional collection fees and interest ... In November 2012, 62% of Portland voters approved the Arts Tax. By law, every Portland resident age 18 and older must...

Privacy Homeland Security will soon have biometric data on nearly 260 million people

That’s about 40 million more than the agency’s 2017 projections, which estimated 220 million unique identities by 2022, according to previous figures cited by the Electronic Frontier Foundation...

Privacy Democratic presidential candidates oppose Las Vegas' controversial law banning homeless people from sleeping on sidewalks

several candidates advocate for allowing developers to build more affordable housing to drive down rents or forcing private landlords to accept tenants with Section 8 housing vouchers. Only Castro ...

Privacy People are binning their FitBits over fears about privacy

And we will give Fitbit users the choice to review, move, or delete their data." James Park, co-founder and CEO of FitBit, concurred: “Strong privacy and security guidelines have been part of...

Privacy Facebook admits to another data leak, saying that up to 100 developers accessed people's data from Groups

It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification. More than a year after Facebook clamped down on how much personal data third parties could see, the company has found some app...

Privacy Many people complain to me about privacy breach: Jagdeep Dhankhar

In a startling revealation, Mr Dhankar disclosed that he too received complaints from many high-profile personalities, starting from politicians to businessmen to bureaucrats, who alleged to him ...

Privacy Australia wants to use facial recognition to verify people watching online porn

The Australian government has been developing its face-matching service and it’s not currently fully operational, and won’t be until Parliament passes the Identity-matching Services Bill 2019 —...

Privacy 8 Ways Technology Is Making It Easier for Private Companies and Government Agencies to Track Peoples' Movements

Privacy-minded activists and lawmakers are now hitting back ... detect the presence of humans using devices ranging from lasers to WiFi networks. The vast range of biometric data that technology...

Privacy Automation for the people: Training a new generation of chemists in data-driven synthesis

Yes! I want to get the latest chemistry news from C&EN in my inbox every week. ACS values your privacy. By submitting your information, you are gaining access to C&EN and subscribing to our...

Privacy Utah police are subscribing to new digital technologies — but at what cost to people’s privacy?

One issue for privacy advocates arises when a person refuses to hand over footage ... Greiner wanted police to more intelligently harness increasingly available data. The lab opened in 2011. Other ...

Privacy U.S. Senator introduces radical bill to protect people’s private data

A U.S. Senator has called for a radical new approach to consumer privacy to be adopted following recent revelations about the sale and misuse of data by various technology companies. Senator Ron...

Privacy The people know what laws mean. The Supreme Court shouldn’t try to rewrite them.

The response to the case proved that the legislators enacting laws — whether a Constitution ... The Supreme Court read what was then the brand new Constitution as saying that the states could be...

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 How to Opt Out of Data-Broker and People-Finder Services

"This information that you did not choose to put online could be used against you in very physical, concrete ways," said Gennie Gebhart, a consumer privacy and security researcher at the nonprofit ...

Privacy What the law says about people parking on your drive

The line between criminal and civil law is blurred, meaning that in some situations people may discover that the police and council are unable to take action. If the car was parked on the street, ...

Privacy One in Five People Have Killed a Social Media Profile for Privacy

It wasn't long ago that privacy didn't seem to be an issue online, as people shared their thoughts, pictures, locations, and more willy-nilly on any and every social media service. But the privacy ...

Privacy U.S. Supreme Court signs favorable for including gay people in sex discrimination law

whose laws already prohibit discrimination against members of the LGBT community. Several other states ban such discrimination by government employers but not private businesses. The outlook seemed...

Privacy Private medical data of one million people potentially breached after hacking of Tū Ora Compass Health's website

Private data for around one million people has potentially been breached after it was revealed today that the website Tū Ora Compass Health was hacked in August. The website, which collects and ...

Privacy The Patient Portal: Giving People Control Over Their Health Data

This private information can be securely accessed by patients who ... Patients now have a clearer picture of their health data and are also able to communicate and share it quickly with trusted ...