Some of the most vocal critics of the ethics of the U.S. governmental and surveillance agencies have been the ones who worked and built their tracking programs.
You might be a 'genetic informant' unleashing secrets about your relatives
Thanks the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) for the recent assault on your inbox.
The social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and alleged credit card numbers of dozens of people are being advertised and sold on Facebook. The internet giant deleted some of them after Motherboard flagged the posts.
Google and Facebook are two of the largest and clearest monopolies in the world, and between them, the harvesting of your personal information goes far beyond what most people realize was even possible.
A U.S. federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook Inc must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial recognition process on photos without user permission.
Leftists stripping away attorney-client privilege
It's shocking, shocking, I tell you! Apparently, and I'm just learning this from some breaking news headlines so bear with me, but apparently Facebook has not been on the up and up when it comes to protecting their users' privacy. Incredible, I
Encryption can protect personal data from government intrusion, which means the government wants the key to break it.
56 percent of Americans trust Facebook the least out of any major tech company.
After finally agreeing to testify before Congress last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg heads to Capitol Hill Tuesday and Wednesday to answer for his company's recent troubles.
Facebook has admitted that "most" of its 2.2 billion users "could have had their public profile scraped" by third parties without their knowledge, and that the personal information of up to 87 million people was improperly shared with Cambridge Analy
Authoritarianism creeps in from seemingly unlikely places. Government officials will start with a premise that seems pretty legit. "Kids need to be protected. In order for parents and officials to protect them, kids can't have full rights l
Facebook blames a 'bug' for keeping copies of users' seemingly deleted private videos on its servers as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal
Big Tech is facing a perfect storm of political resistance, but there are many cross-currents and hidden motives.
In its self-description, Acxiom Corporation says it operates as "a marketing technology and services company" which "provides the data foundation for marketers around the world" and "offers products and services that enable people-based marketing."
The CLOUD Act, which was included in last week's Omnibus bill, eviscerates what may have been left of citizen privacy in America and it makes personal information readily available to other governments.
Privacy coins are meant to be private. That's their raison d'être. Strip away the privacy, and they simply become altcoins, and dangerous ones at that, with the potential to deanonymize their users and expose their secrets. A number of recent re
Law enforcement agencies in the U.S. routinely use the fingerprints of dead people to bypass biometric safeguards meant to protect Apple iPhones from being unlocked, according to a new report.
Spending bill signed by President Trump would help with criminal probes but raises privacy concerns
We all know that privacy is a thing of the past, right? Pfff. The government spying on everyone? That's yesterday's news. But if you think you've heard it all when it comes to the obtrusive police state panopticon, you've got another thing co
(Reuters) - Internet company Mozilla Corp said on Wednesday it was suspending advertising on Facebook Inc's social media platform on concerns of data privacy.
Facebook Inc's shares fell more than 4 percent in premarket trading after media reports that a political consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump's campaign gained inappropriate access to data on 50 million Facebook users.
Delaware could be among the first states to use mobile driver's licenses.
Maryland -- Under the guise of preventing child abuse, lawmakers in Maryland have introduced a bill that will allow the state to intrude in the lives of innocent families, keeping tabs on them, and destroying their right to privacy.
For much of the 20th century, the phone booth was a steadfast and essential installation of modern life, from bustling cities to tumbleweed-strewn desert gas stations.
Cryptography and its offspring, cryptocurrency, are antidotes to Oceania–the dystopian society depicted in George Orwell's novel 1984.
The South African parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a motion seeking to change the constitution to allow white-owned land expropriation without compensation.
What could possibly go wrong?...The idea of tracking cash with magnetic strips or RFID chips is such a horrific idea that two unlikely senators from opposite sides of the aisle have come forward to vehemently oppose the Goodfriend appointment.
Here's a video showing some "heroes" unhappy about a pair of guys taking video of the outside their nest - which is public property and which the citizens therefore have every legal right to take video of. But the "heroes" do not like th