privacy Stories Yesterday

Carriers are selling the locations of smartphone users to third-party companies without their consent, say legal experts and a senator …

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privacy Stories June 22

Supreme Court ruling says government now required to have search warrant to obtain cellphone data

A new Supreme Court decision this morning has ruled that in general the government will need a warrant to collect information from wireless carriers like location data.

privacy Stories April 13

While investors may have been satisfied by the testimony given to Congress by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, not everyone was. Two senators – one Democrat, one Republican – plan to introduce a bipartisan bill to protect online privacy …

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

privacy Stories April 2

ACLU & others call for tech companies – including Google – to sign four-point ‘security pledge’

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and six other campaign groups have responded to the Facebook privacy controversy by calling on tech companies to sign a ‘security pledge.’ The pledge asks companies to make four promises to their customers and users …

privacy Stories March 13

TSA denies ACLU suggestion that it illegally searches electronic devices on domestic flights

A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) suggests that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) may be conducting illegal searches of electronic devices belonging to passengers on domestic flights …

privacy Stories February 26

The European Union wants to be able to force US tech giants like Apple, Google and Microsoft to hand over electronic evidence across borders when investigating serious crimes. The proposed law would apply to any company that does business within Europe, no matter where its data centers are based.

Tech firms argue that such cross-border arrangements would ‘undermine consumer trust in cloud services’ …

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