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San Francisco Moves Closer To Banning Use Of Facial Recognition Technology
Members of the city’s board of supervisors advanced an ordinance saying such technology “will exacerbate racial injustice.”
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United Blocks Cameras Installed In In-Flight Entertainment Months After Uproar
The company says the cameras are disabled and were installed on the in-flight screens as a standard feature by the manufacturer.
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Facebook Decides Now Would Be A Good Time To Drop More Bad News
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4 Ways To Tell If There Are Hidden Cameras In Your Airbnb
Security experts share how to find a hidden camera -- or protect yourself if you suspect one.
FEMA Mishandled Personal Information Of 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors
The agency described it as a "major privacy incident" that unnecessarily exposed hurricane and wildfire survivors' banking information to a contractor.
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1,600 Hotel Guests In South Korea Were Secretly Livestreamed On The Internet
Police booked four people on Wednesday in connection with the "spy camera" scheme.
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Facebook Is Collecting App Users' Data Without Consent, Wall Street Journal Finds
The company's alleged practices have already prompted lawmakers to act.
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How To See What Facebook, Google, And Twitter Know About You
By Daniel Howley, Yahoo Finance
They're collecting your data. All of it.
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If You Value Consent, Stop Following Your Kids Online
, Guest Writer
You can’t teach your kid to value consent while simultaneously violating theirs.
Facebook Allowed Some Tech Companies To Read And Delete Users’ Private Messages: NYT
Since 2010, the tech giant has reportedly granted over 150 companies deeper access to users’ personal data than it has admitted.
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New Email Raises Concern About Trump Commitment To Census Confidentiality
The Census Bureau has been unequivocal that individual responses are confidential. Advocates say confidentiality is at the foundation of the survey.
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Is It Ever OK To Check Your Partner’s Emails? Therapists Weigh In.
And what should you do if you find something?
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Uber Driver Suspended After Secretly Livestreaming Passengers On Twitch
Jason Gargac reportedly filmed more than 700 rides for online audiences without his passengers' knowledge.
Woman At Center Of 'Plane Bae' Saga Decries Her Invasion Of Privacy
The woman, whose in-flight interaction was documented on social media, has asked to remain anonymous because she's been harassed and shamed.
Woman Behind Viral 'Plane Bae' Twitter Thread Apologizes
She left most of the tweets up on her Twitter account though.
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Facebook’s Health Groups Offer A Lifeline, But Privacy Concerns Linger
Sarah Elizabeth Richards
Facebook group administrators have noticed that their members are increasingly worried about the privacy of their personal information and soul-baring posts.
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Cambridge Analytica Is Shutting Down After Facebook Controversy
The political research firm said it has been the subject of “numerous unfounded accusations.”
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Cardi B Doesn't Owe You Anything
Remember: Cardi's success is not ours.
Sean Hannity Defends Withholding Link To Trump's Attorney: 'I Have A Right To Privacy'
"It was such a minor relationship," Hannity said.
GOP Senator To Mark Zuckerberg: 'Your User Agreement Sucks'
The senator then urged the Facebook CEO to “go back home and rewrite it.”
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Gets Grilled By Lawmakers
Mark Zuckerberg is facing days of questioning on Capitol Hill about Facebook’s data scandal, in which Cambridge Analytica obtained personal information from over 87 million users.
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Mark Zuckerberg Says EU Users Have 'Different Sensibilities' On Data Protection
The Facebook CEO equivocated on enacting the same laws in the U.S.
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Grindr Scandal Shows The Risk LGBTQ People Take To Find Community Online
If your online data can represent you more accurately than your “IRL self,” data privacy issues become more critical and dangerous.
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Parkland Students Protest Clear Backpacks With Tampons And $1.05 Price Tags
Facing a slew of new security measures, returning students say Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School now “feels like jail.”
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Grindr Will Stop Sharing Users' HIV Status With Outside Companies After Security Flaw
An executive at the hookup app told BuzzFeed the data goes to companies that provide services to boost users' experience.
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What You Need To Know About Cambridge Analytica
How is it related to President Trump and what does it have to do with Facebook? We’ve got you covered.
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