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Acxiom, a huge ad data broker, comes out in favor of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s quest to bring GDPR-like regulation to the United States
Acxiom, a huge data broker, said in a statement that it's already working with lawmakers on bringing data regulation to the US.
A German left-wing group tricked thousands of neo-Nazis into doxxing themselves with a ‘honeypot’ website
Neo-Nazis in Germany were recently tricked into providing their identities and personal information to a left-wing art collective, the Washington Post reports.
Facebook's privacy chief supports introducing European-style privacy laws in the US, raising the prospect of a decline in North American users, too.
Facebook is in the hot seat over its use of consumer data — so it’s looking for a high powered legal expert to make sure that it does...
Facebook is hiring a marketing counsel to advise on the company's advertising policies.
Democrats have reportedly drawn up plans to slap big tech firms with privacy laws similar to GDPR in the EU
In a document obtained by Axios, Democratic senator Mark Warner outlined ways of introducing more regulation for big tech companies in the US. Warner suggests that making laws similar to the EU's GDPR regulations could be one way of improving privacy rules.
Facebook has seen a decline in users for the first time in its history. Any decline is significant and bad news for a company generally considered to be a rocket ship of growth. But what should cause some alarm is where the decline happened — because it's only going to get worse.
Silicon Valley made a big deal about obeying GDPR, but a study shows the policies of firms like Facebook are ‘vague’ and ‘insufficie...
A new study from a European consumer group has found that tech companies, including Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon, are falling short of properly obeying new EU privacy rules.
‘Europe will become a digital backwater’: there’s a new war over online privacy and metadata in Europe right now
ePrivacy has the potential to have a bigger impact than GDPR because it places controls on the metadata that companies collect.
EU privacy watchdog: Big tech firms are ‘blackmailing’ users into agreeing with their new data terms
Giovanni Buttarelli said that his office will examine tech firms' take-it-or-leave-it approach to data consent, which are already the subject of a complaint by Austrian data activist Max Schrems.
Instagram is asking all its European users to agree to its updated terms and conditions, and anyone who goes through it might notice one strange update: The company is tracking the way you tap and scroll through the app.