Data Privacy News, Insights and Resources
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According to new research, brand-new Android smartphones comes with pre-installed apps which are used for data harvesting, tracking and monitoring, all without the knowledge of the user.
One solution for addressing data privacy issues that’s getting a lot of attention, is the personal data marketplace powered by blockchain technology. But is this data marketplace really the right direction for data privacy?
Technology should provide us with the tools we need to feel in control of our personal data, not the opposite. Is there any technology available that can actually stop the companies from making money out of our data?
Bans on privacy coins by Japan and now possibly France and Texas might make it harder for criminals to conduct certain types of illegal activities but crypto advocates say these bans could actually harm efforts to make privacy a universal human right.
In a growing number of cases – including some involving Google Nest microphones for the home and airplane cameras found on back of passenger seats – surveillance devices are deployed haphazardly without thinking about the way they might intrude into people’s lives and privacy.
Enhanced 911 location data would make it possible for emergency first responders to more accurately find and locate people making 911 calls. What are the privacy implications since the biggest U.S. telcos have been secretly selling location data of their customers to a shadowy network of data brokers and data aggregators?
Democracy is at risk from companies like Facebook that behave like digital gangsters. And, in fact, there are many similarities between Facebook’s behavior and recent violations and the way that “traditional gangsters” act.
A new Thailand cybersecurity law went into effect last week, and is controversial more for what it doesn't specify than what it does. As it is worded, it appears to give the Thai government very broad powers to monitor internet use, censor content and even seize property without court orders.
California is putting a proposal on the table to force big tech to create a digital dividend fund to share revenue from any personal data monetization. Will this address increased demand for income inequality and government involvement in wealth redistribution?