Privacy Concerns

Privacy Concerns

The Tech Giants Get Rich Using Your Data. What do You Get in Return?

Paying with your data for "free'' services is much more expensive that most people realize.
Technology

Here's How to Stop Third Parties From Reading Your Gmail

A letter from Google to lawmakers revealed that third-party app developers can access Gmail users' messages for ad targeting purposes -- as well as share the data with partners.
Email

AOL and Yahoo Scan User Emails Then Sell Data to Advertisers, Report Says

Verizon-owned Oath is pitching a service to advertisers analyzing AOL and Yahoo emails to provide targeted ad data, according to The Wall Street Journal.
data privacy

Why Google and Facebook Should Be Treated Like Banks

Our personal data has become such a valuable asset that tech giants should be forced to use it fairly -- and deliver returns back to us
Blockchain

Blockchain Is How We Can Protect Our Privacy in a World of Ubiquitous Surveillance

Decentralized information sets give citizens greater privacy, freedom of speech and protection of wealth.
Facebook Marketing

Facebook Has Changed and Your Digital Strategy Has to Adjust

Facebook Ads is evolving. You need to understand what it means for how your company gathers and uses information.
Artificial Intelligence

Me, Myself and AI: Is That My Privacy in the Rearview Mirror?

Mountains of data are what make machine learning possible, the whole project is dead in the water without it. But whose life is it, anyway?
Gmail

Google Reportedly Allows Outside App Developers to Read People's Gmails

The outside app companies receive access to messages from Gmail users who signed up for things like price-comparison services or automated travel-itinerary planners.
Technology

Internet Users Worry About Online Privacy but Feel Powerless to Do Much About It

Consumers do enjoy the convenience of the apps they use but are individually overwhelmed when it comes to defending their privacy.
Privacy Concerns

Do Amazon's Movement-Tracking Wristbands Violate Workers' Privacy Rights?

A look at the legal precedents shows Amazon could get into trouble with its newly patented devices.
Facebook

'Mark and I Strongly Disagree With Their Characterization': Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Hits Back at Apple CEO Tim Cook in Simmering Data Row

Cook has made much of Apple's 'respectful' approach to personal information since the Cambridge Analytica scandal and has said Facebook is 'beyond' regulation.
Privacy Concerns

Here's Why Your Inbox Is Filled With Privacy Policy Emails

Companies around the world have been scrambling to make sure they comply with new laws about what they're allowed to do with user data.