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US Carrier AT&T Sued For Selling Customers’ Location Data to Third-parties

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) on Tuesday filed a class action lawsuit against US telecom service provider, AT&T, for selling customer location data to...

Office 365, Windows 10 Banned From German Schools for Violation of Privacy Laws

The Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information in the German state of Hesse has warned that the use of Office 365 and Windows...

Facebook Reaches $5 Billion Settlement With US Govt For Privacy Violations

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reportedly agreed to a $5 billion settlement with Facebook to end its probe into the latter's controversial...

Mozilla Firefox to Block Social Media Tracking by Default

Mozilla Firefox and its various forks - official or otherwise - have been the go-to web-browsers for privacy conscious netizens for the better part...

Privacy Is a Human Right, Says Satya Nadella

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has called on technology companies to defend users' privacy as human right, urging firms and governments to collectively work together...
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Facebook Faces $1.63 Billion EU Fine for Latest Data Breach Affecting over 50 Million...

Embroiled in another massive data breach, Facebook may face $1.63 billion in fine from the European Union (EU) privacy watchdog, the media reported. According to...

Apple, Google, Amazon, Twitter to Testify About Data Privacy

If Facebook takes one thing away from 2017, it's that data privacy is not to be messed with, even if the company was not...
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How to Stop Google from Tracking Your Location on Android, iOS and the Web

For privacy-conscious users, Google has always had the option of 'turning off location history' which blocks Google from tracking your whereabouts, for the most part. We...
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Privacy a Fundamental Right: Apple Tells US Congress About Its Data Gathering

The waves of Facebook's testimony on user privacy hit Apple and Google parent Alphabet last month when the Congress asked the two companies to...

No Disclosure of Data, If Harm to Individual Outweighs Public Interest: Justice Srikrishna Committee

The draft personal data protection law recommended` by the Justice Srikrishna Committee proposes exemption of those personal information from disclosure under the Right to...
India Prepares Draft Bill for GDPR-Like Data Protection But With Several Loopholes

India Prepares Draft Bill for GDPR-Like Data Protection But With Several Loopholes

India is following the footsteps of the European Union and is likely to soon have a legislation which limits the control which tech companies...

Website Found Selling Data of 250,000 MBBS Applicants For Rs. 1 Lakh

A new case of breach of data privacy in India has surfaced in which the data of the applicants of a medical entrance exam...
Exclusive: Huawei Has a Manufacturing Advantage Over Samsung, Apple, and Competitors

After Apple, Huawei Denies Receiving User Data From Facebook

A day after Apple CEO Tim Cook denied that the company ever received or asked for any private user-data from Facebook, it is now...
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Apple, Samsung, BlackBerry and Other Phone Makers Had Deep Access to Your Facebook Data...

Even as most Facebook users, regulators and privacy advocates are still trying to come to terms with the revelations about how Cambridge Analytica got access...
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Petition Filed in Supreme Court Over Microsoft’s Unauthorized Data Collection in Windows

Microsoft recently announced that it will extend the European Union's GDPR privacy rights to users across the world, despite not being obliged to do...
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Google’s Data Collection Through Android Devices Under Investigation in Australia

More troubles may be ahead for Google as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is starting an investigation into a recent report that...
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Facebook Employee Fired For Alleged Tinder Brag About Spying on Users

Following the revelations about Cambridge Analytica's allegedly-illegal data-mining practices, privacy of user-data has become a touchy subject, especially for Facebook. The company is believed...

Professor Kogan Claims Deeper Ties with Facebook; Apologizes for Cambridge Analytica Scandal

A noted Cambridge University researcher one day, public enemy number one the next, 32-year old Aleksandr Kogan has endured more public scrutiny over the...
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[UPDATE: Tealium Statement] How Third-party Trackers Abuse Facebook Tools to Sneakily Access Your User...

Facebook just can't seem to catch a break these days. Even as the anger surrounding the Cambridge Analytica scandal rages on in the US...

Google Promises Action Against Android Apps Tracking Children, Minors Illegally

Days after the International Computer Science Institute in California published a damning report about thousands of Android apps tracking the online browsing habits of...

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