An order in which an IP address used by multiple people is the target An order collecting all the people who visit a particular website An order collecting all the web browsing and internet searches of a single user The government is required to report:.
Amazon in a written statement to the WSJ agreed that "like other retailers, we look at sales and store data to provide our customers with the best possible experience," adding, "however, we strictly prohibit our employees from using nonpublic, seller-specific data to determine which private label products to launch."
And, based on that secret evidence that Twitter’s attorneys were never allowed to access, the judge held that the government’s purported national security concerns were sufficient to justify its censorship of Twitters draft transparency report.
New reporting alleges that Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman hacked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos‘ phone through WhatsApp. The report raises renewed concern about top White House aide Jared Kushner’s reported WhatsApp communications with bin Salman.
Many editors and reporters also talked about how tech had transformed the industries they cover.And in the entertainment world, video streaming has opened doors to a wealth of new content — so much that reporting on movies and TV shows has become an art of curation.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish authorities have fined Facebook Inc (FB.O) 1.6 million lira ($282,000) for violation of data protection laws which affected nearly 300,000 people, the Personal Data Protection Board (KVKK) said on Thursday.
An investigation from privacy advocacy group Privacy International found that period-tracking apps downloaded by millions of users shared alarmingly sensitive data with Facebook and other third-parties, including users' drinking habits, medical symptoms, and when they last had sex.
San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today published “The Atlas of Surveillance: Southwestern Border Communities,” the first report from a new research partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno’s Reynolds School of Journalism.
The report, which surveyed companies of all sizes across a variety of sectors, suggests mid-size companies (those with 250-999 employees) are the worst compliant, with 39.5 percent reporting full GDPR compliance, compared with 56 percent of large and 51 percent of small companies, Egress said.
Amazon writes scripts for cops to sling Ring home cameras, report says Law enforcement has access to a companion portal that allows police to see an approximate map of active Ring cameras in a given area and request footage from them in the course of an investigation.
The latest figures in the company’s transparency report, published quietly on its website late Wednesday, said the number of subpoenas it received went up by 14% and search warrants went up by close to 35%.
Launch Map. Human Rights Watch finds that officials use the IJOP app to fulfill three broad functions: collecting personal information, reporting on activities or circumstances deemed suspicious, and prompting investigations of people the system flags as problematic.
This particular instance is more alarming than previous—not only are some of the most-downloaded apps on the Google Play Store implicated in the report, they also happen to be developed by Chinese companies that may be sharing collected data with the Chinese government.
As stated by Jerry Brito of the Coin Center, “a cashless society is a surveillance economy.” Bank-mediated transactions enable unprecedented monitoring, and the “death of cash means the birth of perfect financial control.” For example, China’s Social-Credit System punishes behavior the regime deems unfavorable, aided by monitoring via payment platforms.
The Chinese government has been using a private company jointly owned by a U.S. investment firm and its Chinese counterpart to expand its surveillance and telecommunications capabilities using American technology, The Wall Street Journal reports.
As of October, the company has permanently eliminated its “Partner Categories” feature, which had enabled advertisers targeting hyper-specific user demographics to do so by purchasing access, through Facebook, to consumer data gathered by third-party brokers like Acxiom, Datalogix, Epsilon, BlueKai, Oracle, and others.
When activated, Verizon says the filter will let customers “get alerts when a call is likely spam, report unsolicited numbers, and automatically block robocalls based on their preferred level of risk.”.
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland’s data protection ombudsman said on Thursday he would investigate whether Nokia-branded phones had breached data rules after a report said the handsets sent information to China.
Let’s dance, you and I.” Don’t miss: Here’s why you’re getting so many spam phone calls This isn’t the first time Oliver has slammed AT&T or the FCC.
REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo Joseph Cannataci, the U.N. special rapporteur on the right to privacy, submitted the draft questionnaire - touching on everything from chatrooms to systematic surveillance - to the U.N. Human Rights Council, and invited comments by June 30.
Image copyright Google Image caption The Nest Guard acts as a way to arm and disarm the firm's home security alarm system by use of a code or tap of a key fob In response to criticism, Google said on Tuesday: "The on-device microphone was never intended to be a secret and should have been listed in the tech specs.
A coalition of child and privacy advocates filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Thursday after court documents that were unsealed last month revealed employees were aware that young children were playing games on the Facebook app and that the company was making it harder for their parents to obtain refunds.
Data from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) reveals that last year it received 812 notifications as part of the mandatory breach reporting regime. Tags privacy cyber security data breaches Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has published an astonishing personal blog post on the platform Medium detailing what he claims is extortion and blackmail on behalf of the tabloid National Enquirer.
— Facebook Filed A Patent To Calculate Your Future Location tech The methods described in three Facebook patent applications use your historical location data - and others' - to…www.buzzfeednews.com So far these two reports have been about downstream data mishandling — what happens several steps after the origin protocols capture and digest location data before selling it off to third parties.