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Privacy Sen. Coons examines Amazon's privacy and data security practices for Alexa devices

Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) is looking into Amazon's privacy and data security practices in regards to its Alexa devices, sending a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Thursday to request information....

Privacy Government privacy discussions about speculation tax hidden from public view

It said provision of an email address was not mandatory but would assist owners in amending declarations online if they had made a mistake and also to receive confirmation their declaration had...

Privacy Are We Having The Right Privacy Conversations?

Data used against us bothers everyone. Privacy discussions seem so complex because we don’t take the time to distill what’s really involved. Like many other folks, I personally do not use certain ...

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 Irish Privacy Regulator Launches Investigation Into Google

The Data Protection Commission opened an inquiry into Google Ireland Limited's "processing of personal data in the context of its online Ad Exchange." ...

Privacy Walling off third-party cookies: Tech giants take on the privacy challenge

“it improves the way they feel about ads and the businesses they interact with online”. And Zuckerberg walks the talk, or so it seems, by having initiated and funded TTC Labs, which has brought...

Privacy The Customer Data Platform (CDP) Emerges as the Unlikely Champion of Consumer Data Privacy

Jake Bennett is a Solution Principal at Slalom, a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies tackle their most ambitious projects and build new capabilities. Jake has 20+ years of...

Privacy Self-regulatory unit, prompted by consumers, brings ad tech companies into full compliance with privacy principles

The Accountability Program routinely receives and responds to consumer complaints, providing users with information about online advertising, tips on digital privacy, and guidance on opt-outing of ...

Privacy TrustArc research highlights privacy attitudes one-year after the GDPR enforcement date

Providing more transparent ways to demonstrate GDPR compliance and ensuring they respond to privacy rights requests in a timely manner will go a long way toward further improving consumer trust and...

Privacy Digital privacy: How Apple aims to stop web ads from tracking you all across the internet

Apple has proposed a privacy feature for Safari and its WebKit engine that would stop many adverts from identify users across the web, but still giving advertisers enough information about who is ...

Privacy The fight over a landmark digital privacy law

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Privacy Five Action Steps To Take Now To Avoid California's Privacy Protection Fines In 2020

It’s Time For A Privacy Audit Honestly, when is the last time you performed ... unique personal identifier, online identifier Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, social security...

Privacy New Canadian Minister of Justice ‘loses sleep’ over data privacy, election interference and online hate

VANCOUVER—In a world dominated by data, where information is shared at the speed of a keystroke, Canada’s new justice minister says striking a balance between individual rights and the digital...

Privacy Winston protects your online privacy

Anyone concerned about their online privacy may be interested in a new piece of hardware called Winston, which has been designed to offer users the most advanced online privacy protection currently...

Privacy State Street’s blockchain chief departing bank to set up data privacy startup

State Street’s global chief technology architect Moiz Kohari is leaving his position to launch a startup which utilises blockchain technology for data privacy, CoinDesk writes. Kohari helped ...

Privacy What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla gives the gas, lays on new privacy options

"Privacy has always been core to Mozilla's mission," she acknowledged ... private browsing doesn't make you completely invisible on the internet." Elsewhere in Firefox 67, the version is the first...

Privacy Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads

Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from tracking you across the web. The company says ...

Privacy TalkTalk privacy breach: BBC Watchdog finds customer bank details via Google search

Internet giant TalkTalk failed to inform 4,500 customers that their personal details were stolen and have been available via a simple Google search, BBC Watchdog has revealed. The data - which ...

Privacy Irish privacy regulator launches first probe into Google under GDPR

Ireland’s DPC, which is the main regulator for data privacy in the EU, said in a statement, “A statutory inquiry pursuant to section 110 of the Data Protection Act 2018 has been commenced in...

Privacy State Street’s Blockchain Lead Departs to Build Data Privacy Startup

Moiz Kohari, State Street’s global chief technology architect, has traded his position at the custodian bank for a move into the startup world, he told CoinDesk. Kohari helped kickstart the bank’s ...