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Facebook trails expanding portability tools ahead of FTC hearing

August 21, 2020 0

Facebook is considering expanding the types of data its users are able to port directly to alternative platforms. In comments on portability sent to US

TikTok found to have tracked Android users’ MAC addresses until late last year

August 12, 2020 0

Until late last year social video app TikTok was using an extra layer of encryption to conceal a tactic for tracking Android users via the

Apple goes to war with the gaming industry

August 10, 2020 0

Most gamers may not view Apple as a games company to the same degree that they see Sony with PlayStation or Microsoft with Xbox, but

Twitter warns investors of possible fine from FTC consent order probe

August 4, 2020 0

Twitter has disclosed it’s facing a potential fine of more than a hundred million dollars as a result of a probe by the Federal Trade

Facebook Dating launch blocked in Europe after it fails to show privacy workings

February 13, 2020 0

Facebook has been left red-faced after being forced to call off the launch date of its dating service in Europe because it failed to give

Just because it’s legal, it doesn’t mean it’s right

December 21, 2019 0

Polina Arsentyeva Contributor Polina Arsentyeva, a former commercial litigator, is a data privacy attorney who counsels fintech and startup clients on how to innovate using

Banning digital political ads gives extremists a distinct advantage

November 8, 2019 0

Jessica Alter Contributor Jessica Alter is co-founder and chairman of Tech for Campaigns, an organization building the lasting tech and digital arm for Democrats and

California accuses Facebook of ignoring subpoenas in state’s Cambridge Analytica investigation

November 6, 2019 0

California’s attorney general Xavier Becerra has accused Facebook of “continuing to drag its feet” by failing to provide documents to the state’s investigation into Facebook

Europe shows the way in online privacy

September 26, 2019 0

U.S. antitrust actions and privacy regulation create opportunities for privacy-first innovation Alastair Mitchell 8 hours Alastair Mitchell Contributor Alastair Mitchell is a partner at multi-stage

Meet Facebook’s latest fake

September 21, 2019 0

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, a 35-year-old billionaire who keeps refusing to sit in front of international parliamentarians to answer questions about his ad business’ impact

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