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Privacy groups urge Congress to creat new national privacy law

Privacy groups are proposing using both EU and California privacy protection rules as a template for potential US regulations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Privacy-Minded Advocacy Groups Urge FTC to Regulate, Fine, or Even Break up Facebook

The groups want the FTC to subject Facebook to regular reporting and routine inspection Nine advocacy groups sent a letter to the Federal Trade .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 24th, 2019

California Was on Everyone’s Mind at Congressional Data Privacy Hearings. Here’s Why

Technology advocates want Congress to pass a federal data pr.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 28th, 2019

Democrats vow Congress will ‘assert itself’ against tech — starting with Silicon Valley’s privacy practices

Co.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 26th, 2019

Facebook faces questions about privacy of health groups

The social network has been accused of exposing the health data of users in "closed" Facebook groups......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 20th, 2019

India’s Digital Czar: ‘Rural India Is Very Digitally Savvy’

In conversation with Amitabh Kant, CEO of the National Institution for Transforming India, about data privacy, local languages, and the next bi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 20th, 2019

Lawmakers want to question Facebook about the privacy of groups

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: theflyonthewallFeb 20th, 2019

Facebook faces questions from lawmakers about privacy of health groups

The social network has been accused of exposing the health data of users in "closed" Facebook groups......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 19th, 2019

Partisan Rift Threatens Federal Data-Privacy Law

Congress set the stage last year to pass a sweeping consumer data-privacy law in 2019, but prospects for legislation are dimming amid sharpening divides among lawmakers over how far the federal government should go in reining in Big Tech......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 18th, 2019

The Jeff Bezos privacy nightmare could happen to anyone — here’s how to prevent it

Amazon founder has accused the National Enquirer tabloid of extortion after it acquired compromising photos......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 9th, 2019

Bezos, known for guarding his privacy, faces his most public, personal crisis

In a blog post Thursday, the Amazon founder accused the National Enquirer of threatening to blackmail him......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 9th, 2019

Jeff Bezos, long known for guarding his privacy, faces his most public and personal crisis

In a blog post Thursday, the Amazon founder accused the National Enquirer of threatening to blackmail him......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 9th, 2019

Greenwald Slams Bezos" Invasion Of Privacy Hypocrisy As Amazon Builds Sprawling Surveillance State For Everyone Else

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via The Intercept, The National Enquirer engaged .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 8th, 2019

Is 2019 the year we stand up for protecting our privacy? Apple CEO Tim Cook says it's time

Apple and consumer groups want strong privacy legislation because consumers shouldn't have to tolerate another .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 18th, 2019

Capitol Report: Sen. Marco Rubio rolls out online-privacy legislation

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio on Wednesday introduced legislation that would deliver a national consumer data privacy law, saying it should prevent outrages such as Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2019

Apple, Google and Facebook Face a Difficult 2019

The newly installed US Congress is expected to see a fresh effort to develop new regulations for big technology firms, with a focus on tougher enforcement of privacy and data pro.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 6th, 2019

​Facebook data scandals stoke criticism that a privacy watchdog too rarely bites

As the Trump administration and Congress debate whether to expand the agency and its authority over privacy violations, the Facebook inquiry looms as a referendum on the Federal Trade Commission’s future......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2018

Advocates Urge To Protect Consumers From Abusive Debt Collection Practices In 2019

Advocates at Nearly 75 National, State, and Community Groups Urge Consumer Bureau to Protect Consumers from Abusive Debt Collection Practices in 2019 Washington, D.C. – Advocates from 74 national and state advocacy groups sent a le.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 20th, 2018

Facebook shares drop as data privacy fallout spreads

Facebook Inc shares sank on Wednesday as concerns about its ability to safeguard user data sparked a government lawsuit, criticism in the U.S. Congress and a New York Times report on how it had shared data with other companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018

Privacy Groups Pressure FTC After Latest Revelations About Facebook’s Data Sharing

Privacy groups want regulatory action after Facebook reportedly shared users' personal information. Privacy groups called on the Federal Tr.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 19th, 2018

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