Xiaomi is accused of illicit data collection through their phones and apps that record and forward users’ usage tracking and web browser history to servers hosted by Alibaba.
Americans are getting increasingly wary about their private conversations being disclosed through smart speakers. How can they stay safe while enjoying the benefits of the smart home technology?
Many claim that data protection laws are preventing the use of data to track the COVID-19 pandemic which seems to be based on a false understanding of the laws.
To combat coronavirus outbreak, some E.U. nations are making use of GDPR emergency provisions to loosen up the rules in collecting and processing sensitive health data.
Researchers used PolicyLint app to parse through privacy policies of 11,430 Android apps and found self-contradictory language in user data collection practices on 1,618 of them.
An alarming number of pre-installed Android apps are not included in Google Play which open the smartphone and tablet users to data exploitation by their device manufacturer.
China released new rules on data collection of personal information to prevent app developers from sharing user data without permission and collecting data not required for the functioning of app.
Majority of the respondents in Amnesty International survey indicated that privacy concerns have changed their online behavior as there's no control over how companies use their personal data.
After one year of reviewing data collection practices on smartphone apps, the Chinese government imposed new regulations on 41 apps that were found to be out of compliance.
LinkedIn has taken actions to terminate accounts suspected of web scraping however data analytics firm HiQ said the data was fair game for scraping. Where does the line between public and private data lies?