Data Privacy News, Insights and Resources
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Facebook is once again coming under public scrutiny after a comprehensive report from Privacy International showed how many popular Android apps are sharing personal user data with Facebook without user consent.
Without your knowledge or consent, the leading mobile phone carriers in the United States may be actively selling your location data to third-party vendors. And, in turn, these vendors are re-selling this data to an expanding network of shady middlemen.
DuckDuckGo's recent study shows that Google users remain trapped within their own filter bubble, regardless of whether or not they are logged out of the Google search engine or browsing in “Incognito” mode.
Like many privacy professionals, Robert Gratchner got his start in the industry accidentally but not surreptitiously. Hear his views on the CPO and DPO roles, and perspectives on privacy as a career.
You don’t have to search far to find cybersecurity predictions for 2019, but what about predictions for data privacy? Here are some predictions at a more granular level, which is something that’s been missing in the public discourse.
Data privacy came into public consciousness in 2018. Yet, even with new regulations to protect personal privacy, it’s clear that there is still a long way to go in 2019 before personal data is truly protected.
It’s been a bad year for Facebook – and a worse one for its users. However – many of the problems at the social media company are systemic – and the product of its own attitude to harnessing the data of users to run targeted ad campaigns.
Most people would be rightly excited by the prospect of artificial intelligence automating all facets of our lives. But with machines' increasing ability to mine personal data, collate that data and draw conclusions about behavior, is the sacrifice of privacy and control something people would be willing to give up?