Online Privacy

Period apps carry sensitive information that can be used against you by police. And there are other digital risks, too.
Bianca Bosker joins HuffPost Live to explain why it's impossible for a person to erase their engagement from the internet.
“No one should be forced to submit to facial recognition as a condition of accessing essential government services," said Sen. Ron Wyden.
Some limited uses for Facebook's facial recognition software will remain, however.
Economic collapse and cuts to social services, not predators in white vans, are putting children at risk.
“I will be calling on Australians to do it, frankly, as a matter of national service," the country's prime minister said of the effort to rein in the coronavirus.
“You cannot sell the privacy of the people of your country down the river,” Pelosi said.
The California Consumer Privacy Act is attempting to rewrite the rules of the internet.
Facebook took a full year to reply to an initial subpoena, a court filing said.
The lawsuit says the social media platform unlawfully stores people’s biometric data, pointing to its “tag suggestions” feature for photos.