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Brave Launches Legal Offensive on Google Ads Data Collection Practices

The startup behind Brave Browser has filed regulatory complaints against Google over the "massive" amount of user data exposed in online advertising......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 14th, 2018

Lawmakers pressure Google to share how YouTube collects, uses kids" data

Representatives worry the company's data collection practices may violate children's online privacy laws......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral3 hr. 18 min. ago

Lawmakers Push Apple and Google to Reveal Data Collection Practices

A House committee sent letters to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Alphabet CEO Larry Page. Memb.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2018

Facebook drops its opposition to California"s proposed privacy law — right after Zuckerberg was grilled about its data collection practices (FB)

Alex Brandon/AP Facebook is dropping its opposition to a proposed new privacy law in California. The company had previously contributed $200,000 to the opposition campaign, as did Comcast and Google. Facebook moves followed CEO Mark Zuckerberg's congress.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

Google’s location privacy practices under investigation in Arizona

Google's alleged practice of recording Android device location data even when owners believe they have opted out has sparked an investigation. The state's attorney general could potentially levy a hefty fine against the search giant......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 11th, 2018

Arizona AG investigating Google location data practices, WaPo says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 11th, 2018

Google"s data collection is hard to escape, study claims

A new study examines just how much information Google collects about people each day......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 21st, 2018

Alphabet"s Earnings: Investors Watch for Hints on Android Antitrust Fine

Google parent Alphabet is expected to report earnings after the market closes. Investors will be looking for any discussion about its Android business after the EU antitrust fine and more details about data collection in light of privacy concerns......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 23rd, 2018

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

Four senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple Inc and Google parent Alphabet Inc asking questions about location data and mobile phone privacy practices and the handling of customer data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 9th, 2018

House Republicans demand answers from Apple, Alphabet on privacy practices

Four senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple Inc and Google parent Alphabet Inc asking questions about location data and mobile phone privacy practices and the handling of customer data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 9th, 2018

U.S. House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

Four senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple Inc and Google parent Alphabet Inc asking questions about location data and mobile phone privacy practices and the handling of customer data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 9th, 2018

Apple hits Facebook, again

Apple is taking active steps to block Facebook's data collection practices......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 4th, 2018

Facebook and Google are already facing lawsuits under new data rules

Europe's sweeping data protection law came into force on Friday. And legal experts say big tech companies are already violating the new rules......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMay 25th, 2018

Facebook users unite! "Data Labour Union" launches in Netherlands

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Activists in Amsterdam on Wednesday launched the 'Datavakbond' or "data labor union", which hopes to elect leaders to negotiate directly with Facebook and Google over what they do with users' data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 23rd, 2018

Millions of iPhone Users Are Suing Google for Collecting Their Personal Data

They may ask for more than $4 billion. IPhone users suing Google googl over data-collection claims may be seeking as much as 3.2 billion pounds ($4.29 billion), the search giant said in a court filing. The.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 21st, 2018

After Facebook, Google's Data Practices May Be Under Fire Next - TheStreet.com

TheStreet.comAfter Facebook, Google's Data Practices May Be Under Fire NextTheStreet.comAs Facebook Inc.'s (FB - Get Report) C.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 23rd, 2018

Facebook points finger at Google and Twitter for data collection

'Other companies suck in your data too' Facebook explained in many, many words today with a blog post detailing how it gathers information about you from around the web......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2018

Facebook is backing away from the campaign to kill California"s proposed privacy law — right after Zuckerberg was grilled about its data collection practices (FB)

Alex Brandon/AP Facebook is dropping its public opposition to a proposed new privacy law in California and is withdrawing from the campaign committee working against it.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

Google Teams Up With AMA, Launches Medical Data Challenge

With the Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google-AMA challenge, the three best ideas submitted will win a combined $50,000 in credit for Google Cloud. In a bid to bolster presence in the healthcare sector, Alphabet’s Inc. GOOGL divisio.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 10th, 2018

EPCES to register members in two hours, launches user interface

The new system would also facilitate faster data collection for survey and feedback on policies.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 9th, 2018

Is YouTube Illegally Collecting Data from Kids? Groups Accuse Company of Profiting from Young Viewers

A coalition of rights groups has filed a legal complaint against the Google-owned video platform......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 9th, 2018