Privacy Concerns

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WeWork Sues Ex-Employee for Disclosing Information to Reporters
WeWork

WeWork Sues Ex-Employee for Disclosing Information to Reporters

In a complaint filed late on Friday with the New York Supreme Court for Manhattan, WeWork accused Joanna Strange, who was fired June 10, of unlawful access to its computers and of stealing confidential and proprietary information.
Microsoft Wins Landmark Appeal Over Seizure of Foreign Emails
Microsoft

Microsoft Wins Landmark Appeal Over Seizure of Foreign Emails

A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. government cannot force Microsoft Corp. and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States.
U.S. Senator Probes Pokemon GO Maker Over Data Privacy Concerns
Privacy Concerns

U.S. Senator Probes Pokemon GO Maker Over Data Privacy Concerns

Senator Al Franken of Minnesota sent a letter to Niantic Chief Executive John Hanke asking what user data Pokemon GO collects, how the data is used and with what third party service providers that data may be shared.
Mark Zuckerberg Uses a Very Low-Tech Solution to Thwart Spies
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Uses a Very Low-Tech Solution to Thwart Spies

Celebrities -- they're just like us: the Facebook founder and CEO tapes his laptop webcam and microphone to avoid being spied on.
Uber Bummed: How Uber and Lyft Lost an Important Political Fight
Uber

Uber Bummed: How Uber and Lyft Lost an Important Political Fight

Uber's and Lyft's political loss on an important proposition in Austin provides marketers important insight on towing the line between personalization and invasion.
Peter Gasca
Mozilla Bid to Intervene in U.S. Child Porn Case Rejected
Mozilla

Mozilla Bid to Intervene in U.S. Child Porn Case Rejected

A judge rejected the Firefox maker's bid to intervene in a case against a school administrator charged in the investigation.
Microsoft Sues U.S. Government Over Data Requests
Microsoft

Microsoft Sues U.S. Government Over Data Requests

The lawsuit argues that the government is violating the U.S. Constitution by preventing Microsoft from notifying thousands of customers about government requests for their emails and other documents.
Uber Says It Gave U.S. Agencies Data on More Than 12 Million Users
Uber

Uber Says It Gave U.S. Agencies Data on More Than 12 Million Users

The privately held company, valued at more than $60 billion, said the agencies requested information on trips, trip requests, pickup and dropoff areas, fares, vehicles and drivers.
Microsoft Offers First Major Endorsement of New EU-U.S. Data Privacy Pact
Privacy Concerns

Microsoft Offers First Major Endorsement of New EU-U.S. Data Privacy Pact

The company's endorsement of the Privacy Shield comes amidst criticism of it by privacy groups for failing to address concerns about U.S. surveillance practices.
In the Aftermath of Apple vs. FBI, WhatsApp Strengthens Encryption
WhatsApp

In the Aftermath of Apple vs. FBI, WhatsApp Strengthens Encryption

As of Tuesday the entirety of WhatsApp messages will be supported by end-to-end encryption.
White House: Privacy Won't Disappear Just Because Government Unlocked iPhone
Privacy Concerns

White House: Privacy Won't Disappear Just Because Government Unlocked iPhone

'The reason they should be confident in that privacy is because there are laws on the books that are assiduously followed.'
Government, Claiming it Cracked iPhone Security, Drops Legal Action Against Apple
Apple

Government, Claiming it Cracked iPhone Security, Drops Legal Action Against Apple

The abrupt end to a confrontation that had transfixed the tech industry was a victory for Apple, which vehemently opposed a court order to unlock the device used by the San Bernardino shooter.
Know the Difference Between Privacy and Asset Protection
Entrepreneur Network

Know the Difference Between Privacy and Asset Protection

Finance expert Mark Kohler explains how these two types of protection function.
Entrepreneur Network
How the FBI Might Unlock That iPhone Without Apple's Help
iPhone

How the FBI Might Unlock That iPhone Without Apple's Help

The FBI is going to test out the technique over the next two weeks and will report back to the court hearing the case.