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Law What The European Union's New Online Privacy Law Means For The U.S. Listen · 4:20 4:20 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/602971733/602971740" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Facebook Twitter … [Read more...] about What The European Union’s New Online Privacy Law Means For The U.S.
Ben Gilbert, provided by Published 6:13 am, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Photo: Facebook Facebook posted this image of Mark Zuckerberg holding an Instagram cutout. Facebook posted this image of Mark Zuckerberg holding an Instagram... Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg … [Read more...] about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress next week regarding ‘privacy issues’ (FB)
Instagram has reportedly begun cutting off developers access to the app’s API — the set of tools third-party programs use to communicate with the platform — as Facebook attempts to clamp down on privacy issues. TechCrunch reports that many apps developers are alleging that their access to Instagram’s API is being randomly shut off. … [Read more...] about Instagram Begins Cutting Off Developers from User Data as Facebook Clamps Down on Privacy
Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke, Facebook has seen a tidal wave of trouble rising. Advertisers, including Mozilla, have begun pulling ads from the social network. Several lawsuits have been filed. Rumors of possible repercussions from Congress and the Federal Trade Commission have been floating around. Now it appears that the FTC has confirmed that it has opened an … [Read more...] about FTC confirms it is investigating Facebook over privacy concerns
The numbers are staggering. Last year’s Equifax breach, along with more recent additions, have resulted in nearly 150 million Americans—more than half of all those 18 and older—having essential identity data exposed, such as Social Security numbers, addresses, and more. And that’s just in the past year. In 2016, 2.2 billion data records of various types … [Read more...] about Opinion: Is it too late for data privacy?
With the rising concern over online privacy, Microsoft is taking greater steps to improve security for users of its browser. The software giant is testing out a new Windows 10 preview build for PCs which is already available on Windows Insider, its open software testing program. The new build comes with 13 bug fixes as well as a layout for the browser’s privacy screen … [Read more...] about Microsoft Previews New Privacy Controls for Windows 10 in Insider Test
While VyprVPN has offices in Texas, its parent company, Golden Frog, is incorporated in Switzerland. For anyone that doesn’t want their government to know what they get up to online, this is great news: Switzerland owes no allegiance to the Five, Nine, or Fourteen Eyes programs. That said, user privacy isn’t complete. The company, like many other VPN services, … [Read more...] about VyprVPN review: A VPN committed to online user security, privacy, and an open internet
Facebook wants you to know it really does care about your privacy. So much so that on Monday the company released its list of seven "privacy principles" that are meant to govern how the company deals with its 2 billion users' personal data. SEE ALSO: Facebook reveals 7 privacy principles with new educational videos These seven sentences are part of a wider PR offensive … [Read more...] about 5 questions Facebook’s ‘privacy principles’ don’t answer
Microsoft has faced continued concerns around its collection of data with Windows 10. France previously ordered Microsoft to stop tracking Windows 10 users, the EU has voiced its concerns, and the EFF has blasted Microsoft over its data collection. While the software giant revealed what data Windows 10 really collects last year, it’s going one step further with the next … [Read more...] about Microsoft tackles Windows 10 privacy concerns with new data collection viewer