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Microsoft wants GDPR-style privacy laws for the US

It is now a year since GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) rules came into effect in Europe, and on this anniversary, Microsoft is starting a conversation about bringing similar privacy regulation to the US. The company praises the privacy framework and says that it has improved how... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2019-05-22 13:22:30 UTC ]
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Political advertising online to be reformed, says UK data regulator

Twitter and Facebook told they will be held more responsible for the content they publishBritain’s chief data regulator has said the online political advertising industry will be forced to reform for good as a result of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.Elizabeth Denham, the head of the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahead of GDPR laws, Facebook publishes privacy principles and promises to educate users

Facebook has published its privacy principles for the first time, ahead of the European Union's general data protection regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on May 25 -- although the company is pitching it as being part of Data Privacy Day. On top of this, the social network has also... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2018-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Updated BBC Privacy and Cookies Policy reveals targeted social advertising, and data sharing with TV Licensing

Just a few days ago, the BBC revealed that it was planning to introduce password checks for iPlayer users so it could ensure that a valid TV license is in place. Following on from this, the corporation has updated its Privacy and Cookies Policy. The changes mean that personal information is... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Making Information Pay: Is Privacy Becoming a Commodity?

At BISG's Making Information Pay seminar, Pew's Lee Rainie told attendees that, in a recent survey, 91% of Americans said they feel they have lost the ability to control their personal data. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Newsstand merges Currents, magazines and newspapers on Android today, iOS in 2014

Google is not particularly great at keeping secrets. Its Nexus devices always leak and peeks at code are constantly revealing features before they're announced. So, it's no surprise that, exactly one month after we reported references to a Google Play Newsstand popping up, Mountain View is... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter's Pottermore E-Book Site is Now Open--for Scammers

Scam artists are selling fake early access to the Pottermore Web site or asking for personal data to register an "account." Either way, you're going to be sorry if you interact with them. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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