Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrat-controlled California legislature surrendered to privacy advocates and passed some of the world’s strongest online protections to prevent a November initiative vote on even stronger protections. San Francisco real estate developer Alastair MacTaggart put up over $2 million of his own money to qualify the “California Consumer … [Read more...] about California Democrats Surrender, Pass Consumer Online Privacy Act
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By John Woolfolk | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: June 22, 2018 at 9:10 am | UPDATED: June 22, 2018 at 9:37 am California lawmakers introduced legislation Friday that would strengthen consumers’ online data privacy and protection and head off a proposed November ballot measure to that effect that many in the technology industry had … [Read more...] about Deal to protect Californians’ online privacy could head off ballot measure
BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--Raven Fly, Inc., a developer of advanced cybersecurity and privacy solutions for individuals, today announced the availability of ManyMe.com, a cloud service that provides stronger online privacy, security and control through the automated use and management of multiple email identities – hence the name ManyMe.By … [Read more...] about ManyMe.com Strengthens Online Privacy and Security
The internet has become more than just a fun tool and is now considered a necessity the same way electricity and indoor plumbing are. You can do without it, but you don't want to and your life will be a good bit more difficult. It's also filled with sites and scripts that are designed to harvest as much as your information as possible through malware. A Chromebook is more … [Read more...] about Best Chrome extensions to protect your online privacy and security
BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Newsletter Signup Technology By Scott Shackelford 04/17/18 AT 11:18 AM In his congressional testimony, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg seemed to understand the importance of protecting both the security and privacy of Facebook’s 2.2 billion users. People in the … [Read more...] about Facebook’s Social Responsibility Should Include Privacy Protection
Privacy & Security Europe's New Online Privacy Rules Could Protect U.S. Users Too Listen · 3:19 3:19 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/602851375/602971812" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Facebook … [Read more...] about Europe’s New Online Privacy Rules Could Protect U.S. Users Too
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.
Life on the internet means feeling stress about having your data or identity stolen. That’s why signing on with a virtual private network (VPN) is key for online peace of mind. So where do you start? ZenMate is a worry-free way to protect your online life, eliminate restrictions and stay anonymous. With strong encryption, you can safely use your passwords and … [Read more...] about Protect your online privacy and peace of mind with one powerful VPN.
The Federal Trade Commission said today that the electronic toymaker VTech Electronics has agreed to settle for a fine of $650,000 to be paid within the next seven days after charges that it violated children’s privacy. The Hong Kong-based VTech is also the parent company of LeapFrog, a popular brand for educational entertainment for children. The FTC alleges that VTech … [Read more...] about Electronic toymaker settles for $650,000 with FTC over children’s privacy suit
Toy maker VTech will pay $650,000 to settle charges from the US Federal Trade Commission that it broke privacy laws when it collected children's information and failed to secure its database from hackers. The settlement, announced Monday, stems from a data breach in 2015 in which a hacker broke into VTech's Learning Lodge apps. The hacker was able to access information … [Read more...] about Smart toy maker VTech settles privacy charges with FTC