People find data difficult to own – and things we don't own, we tend not to protect.
Privacy rules enacted in Europe are affecting companies – and their customers and users – all around the world.
Imagine if we could specify our general privacy preferences in our devices, have them check privacy policies when we sign up for apps, and warn us if the agreements overstep.
Researchers analyze social media data to gain useful insights into modern society and culture. But it's important to protect users' privacy. How can both ends meet?
Victims could be entitled to redress – but it won't be easy.
Social media sites aren't the only online systems that can secretly influence people's votes. Search engines can too and may be even more successful – and undetectable.
Will GDPR usher in a fresh start for the internet? A look at the four main foundation elements and how they affect you.
By choosing to deal with companies with better data protection policies, Australian consumers can create pressure for change in how personal data is handled across the board.
Small charities aren't like small companies, and the way they operate may pose greater risks under GDPR than for others.
You should be aware of the amount of genetic information you might disclose in a research study – and what the benefits and risks will be.
Toronto’s Quayside smart city project needs a new, truly consultative process. An innovative method used by Brazil to develop its landmark Internet Bill of Rights may be the answer.
We need to stop blaming consumers for not reading online privacy policies and fix the system.
It is vital for governments and citizens to discuss how much privacy should be sacrificed when issues of national security arise.
We’re at a critical moment as users of Facebook. It's our responsibility to educate ourselves about how our data is bought and sold.
An expert explains how Facebook's privacy issues are linked to a bigger problem – a 'hostile information architecture,' largely controlled by corporate interests.
Facebook grapples with balancing the privacy needs of users with needs of the research community.
Facebook is not just in the business of providing you with a service. It is also in the business of farming your data.
Do we really want to protect our privacy when we expose it on social networks?
After facing the US Congress the Facebook chief will have learned the easy part is over. From now on things will be tougher.
Facebook says it's going to continue to respond to widespread concerns about its practices and role in society. Researchers of privacy and online trust offer ideas for immediate action.