Sir Tim Berners-Lee argues that nothing short of a ‘revolution’ will stem abuse of the Internet and a new Internet Charter, a new Magna Carta, is essential to force tech giants to take concrete action to reinvent how the Internet is monetized and regulated.
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?
Facebook terms of service, once obfuscated by complicated, legalistic language, is going to state clearly how they provide services free of charge to consumers in return for agreement to share their personal data with third parties and used for targeted advertising.
Study indicates that many internet users may be willing to sell their online privacy at very affordable rates, indicating that the value of personal data is not particularly high.
Newly leaked internal document suggests that Facebook data sharing program with U.S. top mobile carriers may be highly extensive and intrusive.
Facebook’s new market research Study app pays users to track app usage, is the tech giant learning from previous privacy mistakes or attracting further attention from legislators?
Recent Instagram data scraping by HYP3R has raised many privacy concerns as the trusted Facebook marketing partner was found scraping and re-packaging social media data for advertisers.
Nearly 7,000 pages of leaked Facebook documents are out in the public. They show how the company used access to data as a reward and shut off the access when rival companies become too powerful.
Massive personal data leak of 1.2 billion people was exposed on the Dark Web which includes email addresses, LinkedIn URLs, Facebook URLs and IDs, and phone numbers.
Big Tech companies have been making billions of dollars from data monetization, it’s time for them to disclose to users how much their data is worth with the proposed DASHBOARD Act.