New facial recognition bill would require consent before companies could share data

New facial recognition bill would require consent before companies could share data

A new bill introduced in the Senate today would prohibit commercial companies using facial recognition technology from sharing people’s data without their explicit consent.

Federal data privacy bill introduced by 15 US Senators

Federal data privacy bill introduced by 15 US Senators

"Internet companies act as responsible stewards of people's data and agree with Sen. Schatz that federal legislation should promote responsible data practices," the organization said, adding that it will continue to work with lawmakers toward passing a broad data privacy law.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai knew there was no DDoS attack but stayed quiet on purpose

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai knew there was no DDoS attack but stayed quiet on purpose

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai was on the defensive Thursday when asked at a Senate oversight hearing why he didn't correct the record sooner about an alleged cyberattack on the FCC at the height of last year's net neutrality debate.