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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

Google never forgets "our American roots," CEO Pichai says

Dec.11 -- Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai speaks before the House Judiciary Committee on the company’s data collection and filtering practices......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 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: moneycentralSep 19th, 2018

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

German minister welcomes cartel office"s clampdown on Facebook data collection

German Justice Minister Katarina Barley on Thursday welcomed a crackdown by Germany's antitrust watchdog on Facebook's data collection practices, saying the company was collecting data far beyond its platform......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 7th, 2019

Germany to restrict Facebook"s data gathering activities

Facebook has been ordered to curb its data collection practices in Germany after a landmark ruling on Thursday that the world's largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their consent......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 7th, 2019

Google Warns Data Privacy Changes Could Hurt Its Business

Google parent Alphabet warned that its business may be damaged by changing data privacy practices, new digital advertising polices and software bugs that leak user information......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 5th, 2019

Apple escalates war against Facebook and its privacy practices

Apple escalated its war against Facebook and its privacy practices on Wednesday, accusing the social-networking giant of breaking its rules and distributing a secret data-collection app to consumers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 31st, 2019

Google Acts After Apple Slaps Facebook for Data Collection, Disables Screenwise Meter on iOS

Apple blocked Facebook's ability to test beta apps after the social network used a similar data-tracking app. Hours after Apple revoked Facebook’s iOS de.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 30th, 2019

Google, Facebook, and the Legal Mess Over Face Scanning

Who can use your face? Depends on the harm, according to two recent court cases. When must companies receive permission to use biometric data like your fingerprints or your face? The question is a hot topic i.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 4th, 2019

Congress grills Google CEO on bias, privacy, China

Questions on privacy, data collection, China, Russia _and especially political bias _ are dominating Google CEO Sundar Pichai's grilling before Congress. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Google Is Teaching Children How to Act Online. Is It the Best Role Model?

The tech giant is positioning itself in schools as a trusted authority on digital citizenship at a moment when the company’s data-handling practices are under growing scrutiny......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 23rd, 2018

Mass action against Google over iPhone data blocked by London court

London's High Court on Monday blocked an attempt to bring legal action against Alphabet Inc's Google over claims it had collected sensitive data from 4 million iPhone users......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 8th, 2018

Google welcomes UK court block on data collection claim, Reuters reports

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: theflyonthewallOct 8th, 2018

London court blocks Google mass legal action over iPhone data, Reuters 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: theflyonthewallOct 8th, 2018

Silicon Valley congressman unveils an Internet Bill of Rights

A list of consumer protection calls for network neutrality, consumer choice for Internet service providers, greater transparency into data collection practices and opt-in consent......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 5th, 2018

Silicon Valley congressman unveils an Internet Bill of Rights

A list of consumer protection calls for network neutrality, consumer choice for Internet service providers, greater transparency into data collection practices and opt-in consent......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 5th, 2018

New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children’s Data

Two members of Congress asked for details of practices concerning the personal data of viewers younger than 13......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 20th, 2018

New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children’s Data

Two members of Congress asked for details of practices concerning the personal data of viewers younger than 13......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 20th, 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