Amazon's new sleep tracking technology proposes to cast an "electromagnetic bubble" over customers. Critics have raised multiple concerns, including exactly what Amazon intends to do with the data it collects.
Google is now calling for Privacy Sandbox technologies to be in place in the Chrome web browser and available to third party developers by the end of 2022, and for tracking cookies to be phased out of the browser beginning in mid-2023.
Contentious WhatsApp privacy update has caused new consumer complaints to be filed by watchdog groups, which say that users are being unfairly pressured into accepting.
A coalition of some of the biggest names in privacy-focused tech companies is seeking a ban on advertising technologies that use surveillance techniques to track people across the internet.
Privacy is no longer a “nice to have.” And today’s focus on the ethics around privacy is much more than a cultural moment, it’s a moment for businesses to grasp and use to lead.
IoT devices that record copious details of the daily lives of users raise natural privacy concerns. A history-clearing factory reset on the Echo Dot does not appear to clear that data.
When leveraged for machine learning applications, Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs) manifest as Preserving Machine Learning (PPML) to ensure that privacy is both protected and prioritized when building and utilizing models.
New executive order from the Biden administration, containing a broad package of measures from "right to repair" to renewed scrutiny of major mergers, aims to curtail anti-competitive practices among the Big Tech players.
An attempt by major Chinese tech firms to circumvent Apple's new app tracking rules appears to have been shuttered. Apple sent a clear message to developers in the Chinese apps market that there would be no exemptions from its global rules.
Maine's new law is both the strongest and broadest in scope as of yet. The new bill bans the use of facial recognition technology across all levels of state government.