Creating and managing strong passwords is easier said than done. But it’s worth doing to protect your security online.
Pressure is mounting on Congress to take action on Facebook. Our panel of experts offers their top priorities: user control of data, banking-like oversight and resources to close the digital divide.
The commitment applies to the social network, but not necessarily to the metaverse.
In order to effectively regulate data-intensive, privately held global infrastructure like Facebook, human rights needs to be a primary focal point.
Several schools in Scotland have paused the rollout of facial recognition technology in school canteens following inquiries from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
A proposed online privacy code would give consumers more control over how tech companies collect and use their data
Privacy, security, access and design will need to be monitored as the UK moves to ‘appify’ public services.
If you don’t understand how your data is being used, and how to manage this, you’re not alone.
Big Tech makes a lot of promises about protecting privacy, but the reality is that using the industry’s products is a matter of trust.
Sweeping police powers for online surveillance and hacking raise concerns over privacy and security.
Concerns about privacy protection of contact tracing data include the potential use by police for enforcement purposes or businesses for marketing.
Profit-friendly data privacy laws in the U.S. are out of step with public sentiment and hinder uses the public supports, from reducing opioid overdose deaths to curbing the COVID-19 pandemic.
The potential failure of the US military to protect information that can identify Afghan citizens raises questions about whether and how biometric data should be collected in war zones.
Amazon is offering an incentive to pay with our palm prints. Why is it so difficult to make decisions about biometric privacy?
Switching web service providers and providing almost $40 million from the federal budget means the census 2021 website should be safe from crashing at the crucial time this evening.
With proof of vaccination likely to become mandatory for travel – and possibly other activities – a careful balancing of individual and collective rights will be essential.
While the HIPAA Privacy Rule prevents health care providers from sharing your health information without your permission, it doesn’t prevent other people from asking you about it.
Parties who design the technologies and platforms on which mobile apps are built and marketed must be brought within the legal accountability framework to close the privacy loop.
Have you ever been targeted with ads that are scarily specific to you, and wondered how the app or website could have known?
Revelations that WA police accessed data from the state’s QR code contact-tracing app threaten to put a serious dent in the public’s trust. And this trust is a crucial element of our COVID defences.