How can well-intentioned companies avoid employing dark patterns by mistake? And how can privacy professionals, particularly attorneys, effectively counsel their clients away from this common, yet all too prevalent, practice?
House Democrats are looking to put reins on Big Tech through legislative means. A proposed $1 billion addition to the $3.5 trillion economic package would go to the FTC for the purposes of establishing a digital division.
UK Home Secretary is offering grants of up to $117,000 to firms that can figure out how to bypass the end-to-end encryption used by the Facebook and WhatsApp messaging systems.
iOS 15 is adding several new privacy features to build on what Apple began with iOS 14. The centerpiece is that Apple is now holding itself to a higher standard when it comes to personalized ads.
An investigative report conducted by two of Germany's biggest newspapers and two of its public radio broadcasting stations has found that the country's government secretly purchased the controversial Pegasus spyware in late 2020.
Australia's OAIC has called for law enforcement to be blocked from accessing Covid contact tracing data to track suspects via their check-in histories, saying that it threatens to undermine public participation in the program.
With an increase in legislation, the privacy landscape is a moving target for brands. Businesses are diverting precious resources away from improving personalization relevance to maintaining global privacy compliance. The two shouldn’t be working against each other.
Google is making massive annual payments to Apple to be placed as the default search engine on its devices. Research indicates a price of $15 billion for the privilege in 2021.
New Citizens Lab report reveals that the government of Bahrain has used the Pegasus iPhone spyware to track at least nine activists since June 2020. Two zero-days used in zero click iPhone exploit targeting iMessage.
Poor corporate data responsibility hurts consumer trust, preventing users from sharing data because of privacy and safety concerns as organizations stepped up data collection.