Privacy Policies

Technology

Hundreds of Millions Have Downloaded Suspicious VPN Apps With Serious Privacy Flaws. Apple and Google Haven't Taken Action.

Disturbing research suggests that nearly 90 percent of the most popular free VPN apps on Apple and Google's app stores have serious user privacy flaws.

Amazon Blames Human Error for Sharing 1,700 Alexa Audio Files

One Alexa user's audio recordings were sent to another Alexa user by mistake.

Tim Berners-Lee Pushes For 'Contract' to Protect the Web

The contract calls for the development of an open and free internet, but with a pledge by companies to 'respect consumers' privacy' and to design technologies 'that support the best in humanity and challenge the worst.'

The Feds and the States Are Embracing Privacy Law -- What That Means to Your Business

The point is to put consumers in the driver's seat by clearly outlining data protection practices and reaffirming your company's commitment to data protection.

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.

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Non-compliance can lead to hefty fines whether your company is based in the European Union or not.
Facebook

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12 Privacy Mistakes that Can Cost You Your Job in 2018

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Facebook

Facebook Teaches You How to Keep Your Data Private

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Airlines

Did Ann Coulter's Twitter Tirade Break a Law?

The conservative commentator's recent run-in with Delta Airlines raises the question: Do passengers have the right to take photos on aircraft?
Twitter

Twitter Updates Privacy Policy and Ends 'Do Not Track' Support

You may see a notice informing you about the recent privacy policy changes the next time you visit the microblogging service, if you haven't seen it already.
Politics

Congress: Get a Warrant to Search Americans' Phones at Border

The Trump administration wants to expand electronic searches at the border. Congress wants to make sure Americans aren't swept up in those searches without a warrant.