California once again takes the lead with new data privacy law. While tech companies are not delighted and will continue to fight, it is still a better alternative to the November ballot which would have been more problematic.
While privacy by design is not a new concept, the GDPR makes it a legal requirement, and thus practical guidance is needed for putting policy into practice. What are the concepts and requirements in the context of recent guidance published by the EDPS and UK ICO?
Securus data scandal exposes cavalier attitude of location aggregators and mobile carriers towards location data and consumer privacy.
In a 229-page document, Facebook attempted to provide some clarity for questions from the congressional testimony to the U.S. House and Senate in April. Here are 10 things you might have missed.
Platforms are increasingly being held responsible by regulators for content governance of user-generated content, raising concerns for Facebook investors.
Proposed Secure Data Act wants to forbid government agencies from demanding for encryption backdoors. This is a positive move but will it resolve the security vs. privacy debate?
Despite Facebook pledging that it has figured out its problems, new revelations of data sharing with 60 different device makers has now come to light.
Many companies may now be afraid of data monetization because of concerns over potential privacy violations. There is also a growing concern over being legally compliant but still making customers unhappy or uncomfortable. Is differential privacy the answer?
GDPR may have a huge impact on small businesses but may not stop government surveillance or cool the unfair advantage of tech giants over smaller industries and smaller players. Are there real improvements to consumer privacy?
While the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal has created its share of problems for Facebook, it’s clear that the scale and scope of the scandal extends to every corner of Silicon Valley. After all, most tech giants are collecting staggering amounts of user data and comprehensive new privacy regulations seem imminent.