Data Privacy News, Insights and Resources
Data privacy news, insights and resources to help data privacy leaders stay on top of developments, and to understand and address the challenges faced by their organization.
Despite all the privacy scandals in 2018, it looks like Facebook is back to business as usual, buoyed by better than expected financial, user growth and engagement numbers in its most recent 4Q 2018 earnings report.
Group of nine privacy and anti-monopoly advocacy groups have called on the FTC to break up Facebook, citing the tech company’s long track record of ignoring privacy concerns, the group also called on the FTC to fine Facebook as much as $2 billion.
New research study presented in Davos shows that developing economies that adopt digital ID systems have the potential to grow their annual GDP by up to 13 percent by the year 2030. The big caveat, however, are questions about personal privacy.
Leaders from China, Japan, Germany and South Africa at Davos voiced support for increased government oversight, tech regulation and data governance in their own countries as well as international cooperation on standards.
Landmark ruling affirms the right of private individuals to sue companies like Google and Facebook if they collect their biometric data without their written consent, even if there was no “harm” to the individuals.
New research study suggests that even deleting your accounts might not be enough to protect your social media privacy. Using machine learning algorithms, your “friends” activities can create some startlingly accurate profiles about you.
Healthcare professionals will have to re-think protections for health data privacy as rapid new advances in AI technology are already able to generate the identity of specific individuals using anonymous health data from different sources.
New study by the Center for Data Innovation showed that only 1 in 5 Americans will pay a monthly subscription fee for online privacy despite the result that 80% want Internet companies to collect less personal data about them.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has emerged as one of the strongest voices in the battle over consumer data privacy, and this time calling for a data broker clearinghouse to be created by the FTC.
This year’s Data Privacy Day is especially significant given a tumultuous 2018 with numerous data misuse cases and massive data breaches. A year data privacy came into public consciousness. So what do tech industry leaders have to say about Data Privacy Day 2019?