Mark Zuckerberg calls for stronger regulation of internet

Mark Zuckerberg calls for stronger regulation of internet

Zuckerberg said he believed new regulation was needed in four areas – harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability. Zuckerberg said legislation was important for “protecting elections” and it should be updated, adding that Facebook had already made “significant changes around political ads”.

Revealed: Facebook’s global lobbying against data privacy laws

Revealed: Facebook’s global lobbying against data privacy laws

Facebook has targeted politicians around the world – including the former chancellor, George Osborne – promising investments and incentives while seeking to pressure them into lobbying on Facebook’s behalf against data privacy legislation, an explosive new leak of internal documents has revealed.

How Android Q improves Privacy and Permission Controls over Android Pie

How Android Q improves Privacy and Permission Controls over Android Pie

In Android Q, Google is breaking down these two permissions into more granular permissions, allowing the user to restrict an app so it can only read or write certain file types.

Privacy Heroes

Privacy Heroes

From search engines, browsers, and email providers to cloud storage, chat apps, and social media, you’re being exploited and exposed online. To make the Internet a safe place to conduct business, browse the web, and store sensitive data.

Smart Cities for Dumb Humans

Smart Cities for Dumb Humans

This is how Google makes money: It collects data on people, places, and patterns of activity, on which it then runs advanced algorithms designed by some of the smartest and most innovative coders and engineers in the world, to create targeted advertising or to optimize efficiencies in processes.

It looks like tech-savvy drivers will have to lead connected car data purge

It looks like tech-savvy drivers will have to lead connected car data purge

The response from the car industry has been to put the onus on the previous owner to delete data while minimising the role of manufacturers to come up with a thought-through process for dealers to enforce.

Big Brother is keeping 'Five Eyes' on you

Big Brother is keeping 'Five Eyes' on you

Now, it has been revealed that the Five Eyes alliance, dedicated to a global "collect-it-all" surveillance task, has issued a memo calling on their governments to demand that tech companies build backdoor access for states to access users' encrypted data or face measures that will force companies to comply.