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Congress: Get a Warrant to Search Americans' Phones at Border
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.
'Downright Creepy': Internet Entrepreneurs Weigh in on Repeal of Internet Privacy Rules
Privacy Concerns

'Downright Creepy': Internet Entrepreneurs Weigh in on Repeal of Internet Privacy Rules

But the repeal of the FCC rules could also mean greater opportunity for smaller companies that prioritize customer privacy.
Nina Zipkin
What Are Your Employees Doing When You're Not Looking?
employee monitoring

What Are Your Employees Doing When You're Not Looking?

Small businesses can benefit from employee monitoring, in the right circumstance.
Dan Blacharski
Protect Your Business From Regulatory Pitfalls, With 'Practical Compliance'
Privacy Policies

Protect Your Business From Regulatory Pitfalls, With 'Practical Compliance'

You can't get around dealing with regulations, but they don't have to crush your entrepreneurial spirit.
Jeff Broudy
Could U.S. Tech Companies Face Overseas Warrants?
International Business

Could U.S. Tech Companies Face Overseas Warrants?

Obama administration deals could allow overseas firms to serve U.S. technology companies with warrants.
Mark Zuckerberg is 'Dictator' of Facebook 'Nation,' Says the Pirate Bay Founder
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is 'Dictator' of Facebook 'Nation,' Says the Pirate Bay Founder

'People in the tech industry have a lot of responsibilities but they never really discuss these things,' says Peter Sunde.
Arjun Kharpal
Ever Hear of Pii? What You Need to Know About Its Life Cycle in Business
Privacy Policies

Ever Hear of Pii? What You Need to Know About Its Life Cycle in Business

Pii means 'personally identifiable information.' It has nothing to do with the circumference of a circle.
Robert Siciliano
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.
Apple's Trio of 'Privacy Czars' Grapple With Internal Conflicts Over User Data
Inspiring Your Team

Apple's Trio of 'Privacy Czars' Grapple With Internal Conflicts Over User Data

The iPhone maker's apparent willingness to sacrifice some profit for the sake of privacy bolsters its image as a company that protects customers.
Despite Social Media's Popularity, Most Americans Don't Want to Give Up Private Data
Privacy Concerns

Despite Social Media's Popularity, Most Americans Don't Want to Give Up Private Data

Clearly, the latest report from Pew shows we're conflicted, because we're still all on Facebook.
Laura Entis
Report: Uber to Pay $20,000 Fine and Update Privacy Policies
Uber

Report: Uber to Pay $20,000 Fine and Update Privacy Policies

After a 14-month long investigation, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is expected to announce on Thursday a settlement involving the ride-hailing company.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Austria's Supreme Court to Decide if a Class-Action Lawsuit Against Facebook Is Allowed
Legal

Austria's Supreme Court to Decide if a Class-Action Lawsuit Against Facebook Is Allowed

A law student is suing the social network over its privacy policies, and more than 25,000 people are signatories.
Why You Shouldn't Freak Out Over Spotify's New Privacy Policy
Spotify

Why You Shouldn't Freak Out Over Spotify's New Privacy Policy

There are valid reasons why the company has asked to collect info stored on your phone.
Aaron Souppouris
Facebook Faces Off With Belgian Privacy Commission Over Privacy Accusations
Social Media

Facebook Faces Off With Belgian Privacy Commission Over Privacy Accusations

A new study calls Facebook's privacy and data collection policies into legal question but the social giant says the authors of the research never reached out to them.
Nina Zipkin
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