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Privacy 40% of people would ditch social media to guarantee data privacy, study says

Fears surrounding protecting digital privacy have made consumers more anxious about the use and distribution of their personal information on the Internet. And a recent report by Kaspersky Lab...

Privacy Proposed Bill Would Close HIPAA Gaps, Curb Health App Privacy Risks

June 17, 2019 - Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Arkansas, unveiled legislation on June 14, focused on closing privacy gaps in HIPAA, which does not currently cover tech ...

Privacy Law would create separate high school playoffs, and a few other things (column)

It would mandate separate public and private playoffs in eight sports, but with charter schools considered publics, even though in terms of this law’s intent, charters have more in common with ...

Privacy This Is Exactly What Privacy Experts Said Would Happen

Privacy and security activists have long argued that as law enforcement vacuums up more data without legal limits, the damage of a possible breach scales up. The lack of restrictions on data ...

Privacy US probe of Google's online ad dominance would appease long suffering rivals, publishers

This year, Google announced changes to Chrome affecting how ad software vendors track users online that could curtail the ... will face a difficult task in reconciling antitrust and privacy issues....

Privacy U.S. probe of Google's online ad dominance would appease long suffering rivals, publishers

Google is expected to capture 37% of the $129 billion spent on online ads in the United States in 2019 ... Google required websites using its technology to adhere to a new European privacy law in a...

Privacy Mark Zuckerberg says the Chris Hughes solution to break up Facebook would actually 'make it a lot harder' to solve election and privacy problems

"[The] reaction I have when I hear this question is, 'what problem is somebody trying to solve when they raise the issue what kind of regulation should exist around the internet ... sure that we...

Privacy Hawley bill would allow people to opt out of data tracking

Hawley said the measure is in response to big tech companies collecting "incredible amounts of deeply personal, private data from people without giving them the option to meaningfully consent."...

Privacy Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook?

But would they? Take Instagram and WhatsApp away from Facebook, Inc. and say goodbye to Russian trolls, fake news, privacy invasions and an algorithm that shows what Facebook wants you to see? Much...

Privacy 'That would look like 70% of traffic is gone': Here are the winners and losers of Google's plans to add privacy tools to Chrome

Under regulation like the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act, high-end publishers including The Guardian have focused on ...

Privacy Would Facebook's Move To The Edge Really Solve The Privacy Problem?

Most strikingly from a privacy perspective, Facebook itself will no longer have access to the contents of a growing percentage of its user’s communications, as those are shielded behind end-to-end ...

Privacy This pro-business bill would destroy California's landmark privacy act

The privacy community views the bill as a classic wolf in sheep ... is a coalition encompassing the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of big internet companies, wireless providers and ...

Privacy Bill would curb data selling by Maine internet service providers

The bill, which has drawn bipartisan support, would put Maine in the vanguard of states trying to protect consumer privacy online. So far, only Minnesota has a similar law on the books, after...

Privacy A Federal Privacy Law Would Be More Effective Than CCPA (Opinion)

Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough. “Why would we want to pre-empt it?” As the first state law to regulate online privacy (it’s set to go into effect in January) and with that law coming from the...

Privacy Austria draft law would require real names for internet comments

It's not just China that wants to reduce anonymity online. Austria's government has introduced a ... As always, there's also the simple question of privacy. While requiring names and addresses...

Privacy Texas Privacy Bill Would Hurt Consumers, Ad Industry Says

With the introduction of House Bill 4390 last month, Texas became the latest state to move to enhance online privacy protections for its residents in the wake of California's June passage of...

Privacy Would You Live in a Smart City Where Government Controls Privacy?

Privacy in a City Built from the Internet Up.” Is it worth it? HBR Presents is a network of podcasts curated by HBR editors, bringing you the best business ideas from the leading minds in ...

Privacy Bill would outlaw 'Dark Patterns' that help tech companies get your data

When the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal came to light in early 2018, Congress called Facebook executives to Washington for tracking users in hidden ways. Tech companies are facing...

Privacy A new Senate bill would ban a 'deceptive' practice used by Facebook to get user data, such as phone and email contacts

The effort is one of many ongoing to rein in social media companies in the wake of data breaches, privacy scandals and harsh scrutiny of practices that allow harmful content to be disseminated....

Privacy Stranger danger: a third of consumers would sell their private data to someone they don’t know

Despite the very real consequences associated with personal data being misused or falling into the wrong hands, one in five (21%) people would happily sacrifice their privacy and share data if ...