New EU anti-money laundering regulations currently under discussion would include a ban on privacy coins such as Dash, Monero and Zcash that add further layers of anonymity to the standard blockchain transaction.
Russian software company presented itself as being US-based and provides code that assists app developers in tracking user online activity. About 8,000 Android and iOS apps, available through the official app stores, make use of it.
Report finds that Apple first party user data collection is quite extensive, potentially more so than users realize. The App Store collects every tap made in the app and funnels it to a behavior profile, even if iPhone Analytics is entirely disabled.
With consumer awareness of privacy at an all time high, there is not only regulatory risk, but also reputational and brand risk for those CMOs who drop the ball – an increasingly likely occurrence as the changes to the familiar status quo mount.
Privacy concerns about the World Cup tracking apps extend to Qatari authorities potentially accessing photos and videos, as well as logging lists of phone numbers that users make calls to.
A FOIA request filed by the New York Times has led to the release of documents that show officials making a push to use Pegasus spyware in criminal investigations from late 2020 into mid-2021.
The NYPD has promised not to monitor Ring Neighbors around the clock. Critics contend that Ring systems allow individual homeowners to unilaterally turn public spaces into police surveillance zones.
The WeChat privacy questions stem from numerous users posting logins from unknown devices to their accounts, sometimes at very late and odd hours. Users are speculating about Chinese law enforcement inspecting accounts using some sort of a backdoor.
In recent years, plaintiff attorneys have filed lawsuits alleging that the use of session replay software on websites constitutes an illegal wiretap of plaintiff’s communications with that website and are in violation of state privacy laws.