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Electronic Frontier Foundation
4 hours ago
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Fourth Amendment is Not For Sale Act Passed the House, Now it Should Pass the Senate

The Fourth Amendment is Not For Sale Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives, protecting location data privacy, advocates for privacy rights, and closing a dangerous loophole. [ more ]
The Conversation
1 day ago
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Websites deceive users by deliberately hiding the extent of data collection and sharing

Websites use deception to hide personal data sharing, impacting privacy rights [ more ]
Nextgov.com
1 week ago
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White House, Senate Democrats tout new $1.4B anti-fraud proposal

The Fraud Prevention and Recovery Act aims to address pandemic-era fraud in government programs with $1.4 billion.
The proposed act would strengthen accountability efforts, hold fraudsters accountable, and ensure responsible use of taxpayer dollars. [ more ]
The Verge
1 week ago
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Lawmakers unveil new bipartisan digital privacy bill after years of impasse

Senator Cantwell and Representative McMorris Rodgers introduced the American Privacy Rights Act, a major data privacy proposal.
The bill grants consumers new rights over their data, including the ability to sue for violations and opt-out of certain data uses. [ more ]
Nextgov.com
1 week ago
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Wyden bill requires new cyber standards in federal tech procurement

New bill by Sen. Ron Wyden requires cybersecurity standards for federal government collaboration tools.
Measure focuses on preventing hacks like the Chinese cyberattack on Microsoft email accounts of government officials. [ more ]
The Verge
1 week ago
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A new bill would try to make tools like Zoom and Teams work together securely

Encouraging interoperability and encryption in government tools through proposed legislation.
Use of GSA and NIST to define standards for collaboration tools and end-to-end encryption in government communication. [ more ]
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Future of Privacy Forum
1 week ago
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Consumer Acceptance, Transparency, and Unique Privacy Considerations at the Forefront of FPF's Discussion on Privacy and Vehicle Safety Systems - Future of Privacy Forum
FPF emphasizes the importance of privacy in emerging vehicle safety technologies.
There is ongoing exploration of privacy implications in impairment detection and driver safety systems by various stakeholders. [ more ]
Advancements in car technologies can save lives but also pose unique privacy challenges based on the personal data they collect. Read about our recent event discussing this topic on the blog to learn more. 🚗 https://t.co/p6Y2QS0W7l
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🚗#ICYMI: Our recent blog post recaps a conversation on “Driving the Conversation on Privacy and Vehicle Safety Systems” hosted by FPF in partnership with @ACTSAutoSafety. This event followed the launch of FPF’s new report on vehicle safety systems. https://t.co/p6Y2QS0W7l
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Future of Privacy Forum
5 hours ago
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Two New Apple and Google Platform Privacy Requirements Kicking In Now - Future of Privacy Forum

Apple's new mandatory requirements include privacy manifests for apps and SDKs in the App Store. [ more ]
Theregister
3 hours ago
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Congress votes to kick Uncle Sam's data broker habit

A bill progressing to the Senate aims to prohibit the US government from buying citizens' data from brokers, sparking controversy on privacy and national security concerns. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 hours ago
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Big Tech can't hoard brainwave data for ad targeting, Colorado law says

Colorado expanded its privacy law to protect neural data, requiring consent, transparency, and access for individuals. [ more ]
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TechCrunch
3 hours ago
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Cape dials up $61M from A16Z + more for mobile service that doesn't use personal data | TechCrunch

Cape aims to provide a more secure approach by minimizing the collection of personal data, enhancing privacy protection. [ more ]
The Drum
8 hours ago
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4 privacy questions brands should ask their location-based advertising partners

Brands must prioritize privacy and data security when selecting advertising partners, especially in location-based advertising.
Key privacy questions to ask advertising partners include GDPR compliance and data retention policies. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 days ago
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PVML combines an AI-centric data access and analysis platform with differential privacy | TechCrunch

Enterprises are embracing AI with data hoarding, but concerned about data access. PVML's RAG with differential privacy offers secure data analysis without moving it. [ more ]
Forbes
3 days ago
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Council Post: How SMEs Can Build An Optimal Tech Stack For A Secure Hybrid Workplace

Implementing a robust cybersecurity strategy is crucial for businesses of all sizes.
Zero trust security measures are essential to protect data in organizations. [ more ]
ComputerWeekly.com
6 days ago
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5G networks and biometric breakthroughs: Navigating opportunities and risks | Computer Weekly

5G enhances biometric authentication with speed and accuracy. [ more ]
Theregister
1 week ago
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Hospital websites share visitors' data with Google, Meta

Hospitals often share user data with third parties through website tracking technologies.
Most hospitals do not have a privacy policy on their websites, and those that do may disclose third-party recipients of user information. [ more ]
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TechRepublic
4 hours ago
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Devices Infected With Data-Stealing Malware Increased by 7 Times Since 2020

The number of devices infected with data-stealing malware in 2023 was 9.8 million, with an expected rise to 16 million; infostealers are on the rise due to ease of access. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 hours ago
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Hackers are threatening to publish a huge stolen sanctions and financial crimes watchlist | TechCrunch

The stolen World-Check database contains 5.3 million records [ more ]
MedCity News
23 hours ago
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What Does the FTC's $7M Fine Against Cerebral Mean for the Industry? - MedCity News

Cerebral fined $7 million for mishandling user data and misleading consumers. [ more ]
Theregister
6 hours ago
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185K people's data stolen in Cherry Health ransomware raid

Ransomware attack on US healthcare organization compromised sensitive data of nearly 185,000 individuals. [ more ]
BleepingComputer
1 day ago
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Cerebral to pay $7 million settlement in Facebook pixel data leak case

Cerebral to pay $7M over mishandling health data. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
6 days ago
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Hackers used stolen passwords to access thousands of BenefitsCal accounts

Thousands of BenefitsCal users' personal information was compromised due to a data breach, leading to the implementation of two-step verification for enhanced security. [ more ]
Irish Independent
1 week ago
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Personal information of 287,000 taxi passengers exposed in data breach

Data breach exposed personal information of 300,000 customers due to human error.
Exposed database with 23,000 records was not password-protected, raising security concerns. [ more ]
The Verge
1 week ago
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Microsoft left internal passwords exposed in latest security blunder

Microsoft exposed sensitive data on an Azure server due to lacking password protection.
Reports indicate the potential for extensive data leaks and services compromise due to the exposed credentials. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 week ago
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Hackers stole 340,000 Social Security numbers from government consulting firm | TechCrunch

Sensitivity of data compromised
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ComputerWeekly.com
4 hours ago
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International police operation infiltrates LabHost phishing website used by thousands of criminals | Computer Weekly

Law enforcement shuts down major phishing-as-a-service platform LabHost, leading to 37 arrests worldwide and revealing 70,000 UK fraud victims. [ more ]
Theregister
8 hours ago
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EU tells Meta it can't paywall privacy

Large online platforms should not give users a binary choice between paying for service or consenting to personal data use for targeted advertising. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
2 days ago
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Americans Deserve More Than the Current American Privacy Rights Act

Federal bill may freeze consumer data privacy protections, urge for improvements in the American Privacy Rights Act. [ more ]
euronews
3 days ago
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Meta must stop charging for people's right to privacy

EU institutions are scrutinizing Meta's new paid subscription model to evaluate its impact on privacy rights and data protection. [ more ]
WIRED
5 days ago
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Roku Breach Hits 567,000 Users

The US House extended warrantless wiretap program, a privacy bill proposed, and tips to protect privacy amidst AI and scam call concerns. [ more ]
ReadWrite
1 week ago
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Apple Vision Pro app developers are blocked from certain data, but users should be grateful

Apple limits app developers from accessing Vision Pro cameras for privacy reasons.
Apple's privacy measures for Vision Pro are welcomed by users despite developer complaints. [ more ]
AdExchanger
1 week ago
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Flying Under The Radar Is Not A Realistic Compliance Strategy | AdExchanger

Regulators prioritize transparency, proper disclosures, and compliance with privacy policies.
Regulators focus on protecting sensitive data, honoring opt-out requests, and preventing manipulative design patterns. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
11 hours ago
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What Happens if a Powerful Surveillance Law Expires This Week?

Senate leaders urge renewal of expiring surveillance law to avoid gaps in counterterrorism intelligence. [ more ]
Truthout
3 days ago
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Edward Snowden Is Among Those Sounding the Alarm Over Spying Expansion

The U.S. House approved a major expansion of mass surveillance, raising concerns among privacy advocates, including Edward Snowden. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 days ago
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What Is the Powerful Surveillance Law That Divided Lawmakers?

The House passed a two-year reauthorization of warrantless surveillance law Section 702, rejecting warrants for Americans' messages. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 days ago
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What is Fisa, and what does it mean for no-warrant spying?

The US Congress passed a two-year reauthorization of the controversial section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, allowing warrantless surveillance on communications, sparking debates on privacy vs. security. [ more ]
WIRED
6 days ago
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House Votes to Extend-and Expand-a Major US Spy Program

The controversial US wiretap program Section 702 of FISA has been extended for two years, permitting government wiretapping of communications between Americans and foreigners overseas. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 days ago
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US House votes to re-authorize law that allows warrantless surveillance of citizens

Reauthorization of controversial Fisa Section 702 for warrantless surveillance of Americans amid divided opinions. [ more ]
#FPFTraining🚨: Join us for a virtual session on “The Building Blocks of Compliance with Youth Privacy Legislation” to learn about the expansion of privacy legislation for kids & teens since the California Age-Appropriate Design Code. 🧒 https://t.co/OrbT4UJSDJ
Eventbrite
in 6 days
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FPF Training: Building Blocks of Compliance with Youth Privacy Legislation

The FPF Training Program covers pressing privacy topics for professionals
Youth privacy legislation is expanding globally with new compliance challenges [ more ]
Want to learn about the emerging global trends in youth privacy and strategies to address compliance? 🧒🎒

Join an upcoming virtual #FPFTraining session with @braileysanchez & Chloe Altieri as we unpack age assurance, youth privacy laws, and more! https://t.co/OrbT4UJSDJ
Eventbrite
in 6 days
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FPF Training: Building Blocks of Compliance with Youth Privacy Legislation

The FPF Training Program covers pressing privacy topics for professionals
Youth privacy legislation is expanding globally with new compliance challenges [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 day ago
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About Face (Recognition) | EFFector 36.5

Stay informed with EFFector newsletter for updates on digital rights.
Join EFF to support the fight for online privacy and free expression. [ more ]
Theregister
20 hours ago
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US Senate to vote on expanded Section 702 spying powers

On Thursday the US Senate is expected to reauthorize the contentious warrantless surveillance powers conferred by Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), and may even strengthen them with language that, according to US Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), "will force a huge range of companies and individuals to spy for the government."
TOMORROW - Webinar: Another Privacy Bill on Capitol Hill: The American Privacy Rights Act (Wed, Apr 17 3 PM ET) – register free https://t.co/df52LbhvCS
Prof @DanielSolove is joined by @JulesPolonetsky (FPF) and Laura Riposo VanDruff (Kelley Drye & Warren)
TeachPrivacy
1 week ago
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Webinar - Another Privacy Bill on Capitol Hill: The American Privacy Rights Act

The American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) is a new comprehensive privacy law bill in the U.S. Congress.
Experts will discuss the strengths, weaknesses, and likelihood of passing the APRA in a webinar. [ more ]
TODAY - Webinar: Another Privacy Bill on Capitol Hill: The American Privacy Rights Act (Wed, Apr 17 3 PM ET) – register free https://t.co/df52LbhvCS
Prof @DanielSolove is joined by @JulesPolonetsky (FPF) and Laura Riposo VanDruff (Kelley Drye & Warren)
TeachPrivacy
1 week ago
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Webinar - Another Privacy Bill on Capitol Hill: The American Privacy Rights Act

The American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) is a new comprehensive privacy law bill in the U.S. Congress.
Experts will discuss the strengths, weaknesses, and likelihood of passing the APRA in a webinar. [ more ]
TeachPrivacy
1 week ago
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Webinar - Another Privacy Bill on Capitol Hill: The American Privacy Rights Act

The American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) is a new comprehensive privacy law bill in the U.S. Congress.
Experts will discuss the strengths, weaknesses, and likelihood of passing the APRA in a webinar. [ more ]
Privacytxt
3 days ago
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A File Format to Aid in Consumer Privacy Enforcement, Research, and Tools

The proposal introduces a new file format named privacy.txt for structured privacy policy data on web servers. [ more ]
The Verge
23 hours ago
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A real privacy law? House lawmakers are optimistic this time

Comprehensive data privacy legislation, including the Kids Online Safety Act, is advancing in Congress with a renewed push and bipartisan support. [ more ]
The Globe and Mail
1 day ago
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Meta, other platforms should give users free option without targeted ads, EU privacy watchdog says

Large online platforms like Meta Platforms should offer users a free, ad-free option without targeted advertising to ensure valid consent under EU privacy rules. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 day ago
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Online Age Verification Laws Could Do More Harm Than Good

Online pornography access restrictions are increasing globally to prevent children from explicit content, but face criticism for privacy risks. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
2 days ago
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How Political Campaigns Use Your Data to Target You

Personal voter data is valuable during elections; difficult to completely shield but can be minimized and understood. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
2 days ago
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Tell the FCC It Must Clarify Its Rules to Prevent Loopholes That Will Swallow Net Neutrality Whole

Net neutrality is essential for a free and fair internet, with potential loopholes in FCC rules allowing unfair prioritization. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 days ago
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The US House voted to vastly expand government surveillance. The Senate must stop it | Caitlin Vogus

The reauthorization of Section 702 of FISA by the US House of Representatives without meaningful reforms, expanding surveillance authority, raises concerns over warrantless spying on Americans. [ more ]
Healthcare Dive
2 days ago
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Telehealth company Cerebral to pay $7M fine over data sharing

Cerebral agreed to pay over $7 million for disclosing personal health info and misleading about cancellation policies. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 days ago
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Target Sued for Allegedly Collecting Data Without Consent | Entrepreneur

Target faced a class action lawsuit for allegedly collecting and storing biometric data without customer consent. [ more ]
The Verge
2 days ago
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Telehealth firm Cerebral fined $7 million over "careless" privacy violations

FTC proposes $7 million fine against Cerebral for mishandling patient data and sharing with third parties without consent. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 days ago
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Leisure centres scrap biometric systems to keep tabs on staff amid UK data watchdog clampdown

Companies are reevaluating or discontinuing facial recognition and fingerprint scanning for staff attendance due to UK data watchdog's crackdown. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
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Secret Rift Over Data Center Fueled Push to Expand Reach of Surveillance Program

A hidden dispute over data center cooperation with surveillance program spurred by a mysterious provision in bill extending Section 702 wiretapping law. [ more ]
Cardplayer
2 days ago
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MGM Files Lawsuit To Block FTC Investigation

The Federal Trade Commission investigation into MGM Resorts' cyberattack has led to a lawsuit claiming Fifth Amendment violations. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 days ago
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Why the US government's overreliance on Microsoft is a big problem

Microsoft's untouchable position due to critical government partnerships. [ more ]
Digiday
2 days ago
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WTF is the American Privacy Rights Act

The proposed American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) is akin to a federal GDPR in the U.S., aiming to revolutionize data collection, user control, and security measures. [ more ]
The Verge
2 days ago
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The CFPB wants to rein in data brokers

CFPB plans to regulate data brokers under FCRA for consumer data protection. [ more ]
Truthout
5 days ago
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House Dems Team Up With GOP to Expand Warrantless Spying on Americans

The U.S. House on Friday passed legislation to expand a major mass spying authority after voting down a bipartisan push to attach a search warrant requirement to the heavily abused surveillance law.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
5 days ago
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S.T.O.P. is Working to 'Ban The Scan' in New York

Face surveillance technologies amplify disparities in the criminal justice system, posing threats to privacy, racial justice, and civil liberties. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
5 days ago
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EFF Submits Comments on FRT to Commission on Civil Rights

Governments and businesses are increasingly using facial recognition technology to track individuals, posing threats to privacy and security. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
6 days ago
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What Does EFF Mean to You?

EFF seeks input from supporters about the impact of their work and mission. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 days ago
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A.I.'s Data Wall, a Surprise Privacy Bill, and What Happened to the TikTok Ban?

Artificial intelligence companies facing limitations on available training data, new bipartisan national privacy law proposal, ByteDance focusing on new apps amid TikTok ban. [ more ]
ComputerWeekly.com
6 days ago
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Apple iPhone security alert renews spyware concerns | Computer Weekly

Apple issued a security alert warning users of targeted mercenary spyware attacks. Threat notifications are crucial for informing individuals targeted by such malicious activities. [ more ]
eLearning Industry
1 week ago
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eCommerce Security: Strengthening Defenses Through Education And Encryption

Proper education and encryption are crucial for enhancing eCommerce security measures. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 week ago
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Bad Amendments to Section 702 Have Failed (For Now)-What Happens Next?

The House of Representatives rejected consideration of expanding Section 702 surveillance.
EFF and lawmakers are pushing for serious reforms to Section 702 rather than reauthorization. [ more ]
iapp.org
1 week ago
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A view from Brussels: All eyes on viable US federal privacy bill

The American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) is a bipartisan federal privacy bill with increased odds of success. It aims to preempt state privacy laws and introduce a private right of action. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 week ago
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US says Russian hackers stole federal government emails during Microsoft cyberattack | TechCrunch

Russian government-backed hackers stole U.S. federal agency emails via a Microsoft cyberattack.
CISA issued an emergency directive for civilian government agencies to secure email accounts from Russian hackers. [ more ]
CGMagazine
1 week ago
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How to Keep Your Digital Marketing Assets Secure?

Digital marketing assets are valuable to the success of your online business.These assets may include websites, social media accounts, intellectual property, and more.
Social Media Today
1 week ago
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Meta Launches Info Hub To Ensure Developers Operate Within Its Rules

User trust is built on transparency in data usage and handling.
Guidelines on data usage and privacy are regularly updated to reflect privacy changes. [ more ]
The Verge
1 week ago
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DuckDuckGo launches $9.99 per month privacy bundle with VPN

DuckDuckGo introduces a new bundled subscription service, Privacy Pro, for enhanced privacy protection.
PrivacyPro includes a VPN with WireGuard protocol, personal info removal, and ID theft restoration services, aimed at the most privacy-conscious users. [ more ]
WIRED
1 week ago
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DuckDuckGo Is Taking Its Privacy Fight to Data Brokers

DuckDuckGo launching tools for data removal, VPN, and identity theft restoration.
New browser-based tool to automatically scan data broker websites for removal without user details submission. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 week ago
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Virtual Reality and the 'Virtual Wall'

Virtual reality aids in understanding border surveillance.
U.S.-Mexico border surveillance involves advanced technology like AI. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 week ago
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The Motion Picture Association Doesn't Get to Decide Who the First Amendment Protects

The Motion Picture Association (MPA) wants the power to block entire websites in the U.S., similar to repressive regimes.
SOPA/PIPA bills would have allowed copyright holders to use court orders to block websites, changing the internet's structure. [ more ]
Linkedin
1 week ago
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Sweating About Washington State's "My Health, My Data" Act? That Might Be Consumer Health Data

The My Health, My Data Act (MHMD) in Washington covers a broad spectrum of consumer health data beyond traditional medical information.
MHMD places significant obligations on businesses regarding disclosure, consent for data collection and sharing, and granting rights to individuals over their health data. [ more ]
New York Post
1 week ago
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Congress just touching the TikTok tip of the iceberg of China's spying

The Senate Republican leader is pushing for ByteDance to sell off its TikTok interest due to surveillance risks.
Chinese law mandates data collection assistance to the government from all private Chinese companies, including those like ByteDance/TikTok. [ more ]
Above the Law
1 week ago
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Access To Court Records Should Be Free For Everyone

Court records in some states are costly to access, unlike others where they are typically free for both lawyers and the public.
Transparency in the legal system is essential, and access to court records should be free to ensure fairness and justice for all parties involved. [ more ]
Social Media Today
1 week ago
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Meta Launches New Info Hub to Ensure Developers Operate Within its Rules

User trust is built on transparency in data usage and handling.
Compliance with data security standards is crucial to prevent data breaches. [ more ]
The US Sun
1 week ago
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Google facing new $10,000 lawsuits after $5 billion 'incognito' settlement

More lawsuits filed against Google over 'incognito' browsing mode.
Plaintiffs claim violation of trust due to misuse of 'incognito' search data.
Legal battle questioning tangible harm for incognito users. [ more ]
Forbes
1 week ago
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New Apple iPhone Privacy Warning Issued by Researchers

Apple's iPhone privacy may not be as strong as perceived by users, as highlighted by privacy researchers.
Despite Apple's focus on privacy, data collected by Apple's own pre-loaded apps poses a significant challenge to maintaining privacy. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 week ago
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Speaking Freely: Mary Aileen Diez-Bacalso

Free expression allows individuals or organizations to express thoughts without fear.
The importance of advocating for free expression in ensuring individuals can seek information without intimidation. [ more ]
ComputerWeekly.com
1 week ago
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Public worried by police and companies sharing biometric data | Computer Weekly

More than half of the British public are concerned about sharing biometric data between police and private sector.
Trust in biometric systems is higher for public sector organizations compared to the private sector. [ more ]
ComputerWeekly.com
1 week ago
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Police forces check intelligence and criminal databases after errors discovered in O2 phone data | Computer Weekly

Police forces are manually checking data from O2 to rectify errors in communications data, impacting investigations and potentially undermining the justice system.
Legal professionals express concerns over the reliability of flawed communications data from O2, highlighting potential delays in trials and trust issues in the justice system. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 week ago
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Podcast Episode: Antitrust/Pro-Internet

Tim Wu envisions a more economically distributed internet without behavioral advertising for privacy protection.
Discussion on revitalizing antitrust laws to balance big tech power and improve people's lives online. [ more ]
The Drum
1 week ago
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Proposed US federal privacy bill, which would limit ad targeting, 'has legs,' experts say

APRA aims to give consumers more control over personal data online
The bill could significantly impact digital advertising practices [ more ]
Theregister
1 week ago
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FISA Section 702 may make it to a US House vote this week

FISA Section 702 renewal is up for a full House vote this week.
Controversies and concerns surround the warrantless surveillance powers of FISA Section 702. [ more ]
Nextgov.com
1 week ago
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Congress tries again for comprehensive data privacy bill

The American Privacy Rights Act aims to establish nationwide data security practices and hold companies accountable for protecting personal data.
The bill empowers the Federal Trade Commission to enforce legislation and requires large data holders to conduct privacy impact assessments regularly. [ more ]
New York Post
1 week ago
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Keeping your data hidden from Apple is 'virtually impossible,' experts warn

Keeping data hidden from Apple is virtually impossible, even with default apps.
Privacy protection on Apple devices requires persistence and expert knowledge due to lack of clear direction. [ more ]
AdExchanger
1 week ago
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The Ad Industry Urgently Needs Consistent Privacy Standards | AdExchanger

Standardization in privacy compliance is crucial due to the increasing regulations at both state and federal levels.
Regulators are emphasizing the need for proactive compliance and swift enforcement in the realm of data privacy. [ more ]
Axios
1 week ago
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Key lawmakers unveil landmark data privacy bill

A new data privacy bill was introduced by bipartisan lawmakers focusing on making privacy a consumer right.
The bill aims to create a unified data privacy law in the U.S., giving consumers the right to sue tech companies for privacy violations. [ more ]
WIRED
1 week ago
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A Breakthrough Online Privacy Proposal Hits Congress

The American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) aims to limit data collection and create user rights.
Congress shows progress towards passing a comprehensive data privacy framework. [ more ]
Cyber Security News
1 week ago
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Hackers Claiming XpressBees Data Leak: 95K User Personal Data Leaked

XpressBees experienced a data breach affecting up to 95,000 users' personal information.
Hackers potentially accessed names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and financial details in the breach. [ more ]
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