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Privacy Senators Unveil Consumer Data Privacy Bills

The bills are likely to set the tone for much-anticipated final legislation safeguarding our privacy rights online. Neither bill is perfect. But the Consumer Privacy Online Rights Act — introduced...

Privacy Senators Reveal Their Plans to Protect Consumer Privacy Online

The bills are likely to set the tone for much-anticipated final legislation safeguarding our privacy rights online. Neither bill is perfect. But the Consumer Privacy Online Rights Act — introduced...

Privacy Senators grill U.S. military chiefs over private housing ‘slumlords’ on bases

the GAO report said periodic reports about military housing the Pentagon submits to Congress may be “misleading,” along with inaccurate maintenance data collected by the private companies from work...

Privacy Senators push laws to promote good manners, PE

Revilla filed Senate Bill 1121 seeking to provide for the mandatory inclusion of anti-obesity education program, and exercise, including play and traditional games, in the private and public ...

Privacy Ring cameras fail Mozilla privacy test, and senators want to know more

"This is a security video camera that raises just too many questions about privacy and security." Get instant access to breaking news, the hottest reviews, great deals and helpful tips. No spam, we...

Privacy Senators Raise Privacy Fears With Amazon Over Ukraine Team Allegedly Having Unrestrained Access to Ring Security Cameras

In a letter addressed to billionaire CEO Jeff Bezos, dated November 20, the political collective voiced fresh concerns about the data security and privacy protections built into the range of home ...

Privacy Senators ask Bezos for answers on how Amazon's smart doorbells retain videos and personal data

"These reports raise serious concerns about Ring's internal cybersecurity and privacy safeguards, particularly if employees and contractors in foreign countries have access to American consumers'...

Privacy Senators Introduce Data Portability Legislation (Which Is More Exciting Than It Sounds, I Swear)

Many large tech companies have robust APIs for feeding data into their services, but they usually have far less capable ways of helping users extract data. Some of this is related to privacy, but a...

Privacy Senators target social media giants with data portability bill

In addition to data portability, the bill would also require communications platforms with over 100 million U.S. monthly active users to make their services interoperable. It would require...

Privacy U.S. senators want social media users to be able to take their data with them

Data portability has been promoted in the past as giving consumers the power to move their data, which could spur the growth of social media alternatives that offer features such as greater privacy...

Privacy Senators Urge FTC Not To Weaken Children's Privacy Rules

The agency usually reviews the children's privacy regulations once every 10 years, but said it's moving faster due to “rapid changes in technology, including the expanded use of education...

Privacy Senators urge FTC not to weaken children's online privacy protections

Oct. 4 (UPI) --A bipartisan group of senators sent a letter Friday urging the Federal Trade Commission not to weaken protections for children's privacy online. The lawmakers sent the letter in ...

Privacy Bipartisan senators warn against efforts to weaken children's online privacy law

The senators, including leading voices on children's privacy Sen. Ed Markey Edward ... public comment as the consumer protection agency reviews the "effectiveness" of the rule and whether ...

Privacy Texas Senators lay the groundwork for new laws after shootings

Law enforcement reported he then bought his gun through a private sale. The first invited panel from Director fo the Department of Public Safety Steve McCraw and Deputy Director Skylor Hearn, who ...

Privacy Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to discuss ‘internet regulation’ with U.S. senators

Facebook faces scrutiny from lawmakers on a wide range of issues, including privacy, market power, efforts to combat extremism online, preventing foreign interference in campaigns, and accusations...

Privacy Two U.S. senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids

“Children’s privacy and safety online should be Messenger Kids’ top priority.” The senators sought transparency and answers on what the company is doing to ensure children’s privacy and safety...

Privacy Senators Probe Facebook on More Possible Privacy Violations, This Time Over COPPA

The app is designed for users ages 6 through 12 years old and “therefore, must comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act,” the senators wrote. Both raised concerns over Facebook ...

Privacy Senators press Facebook over its handling of children's privacy

Markey and Blumenthal have voiced concerns that the settlement could mean that Facebook also gets a pass for potential violations of children’s privacy that is protected under a 20-year-old law ...

Privacy Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy

Because the app is intended for users between the ages of six and 12, it must comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection App (COPPA). It's unclear if this recent glitch violates COPPA,...

Privacy Mark Zuckerberg questioned by senators over children’s privacy protections in new letter

“Children’s privacy and safety online should be Messenger Kids’ top priority” “Children’s privacy and safety online should be Messenger Kids’ top priority,” the senators wrote to Zuckerberg. “Your ...