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.
Surveillance capitalism as a revenue model through the observation and recording of as much personal data as possible to create highly effective targeted advertisements is growing unchecked. Can regulation level the playing field?
Increasing Internet surveillance with new set of rules saw Internet authorities in China clenching an iron fist requiring tech companies to identify the real registered names of users and to record user activities.
A new report offers a never-before-seen look at Google data collection practices, raising new questions about the extent to which the top tech companies in the world collect and collate user data without their permission or knowledge.
The new “Tracking the Trackers” report showed that 79% of all websites globally are secretly tracking your online behavior. Moreover, many are, in turn, forwarding your personal information to other companies. For many, the message is clear: it’s time to take back the web and end this widespread invasion of privacy.
Misconfigured AWS buckets containing dozens of terabytes worth of social media messages were exposed to the public. The data found in Pentagon's leaked database was gathered by the U.S. military as part of their ongoing efforts to identify so called ‘persons of interest’, revealing the extent of internet surveillance.
Congress has brought the controversial bill on internet surveillance back to the discussion room, and this time, Silicon Valley remains largely silent.