Instagram website leaked phone numbers and emails for months, researcher says

Instagram website leaked phone numbers and emails for months, researcher says

Instagram’s website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months, a researcher says. The source…

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Facebook Ordered By U.S. Judge To Turn Over Data Privacy Records

Facebook Ordered By U.S. Judge To Turn Over Data Privacy Records

A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy after data for…

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European Parliament Approves Mass ID Database Plans

European Parliament Approves Mass ID Database Plans

The European Parliament has approved plans to boost physical security by implementing a mass identity database, although privacy concerns persist. The Common Identity Repository (CIR)…

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Facebook lawyer says you don’t actually have any privacy on the site

Facebook lawyer says you don’t actually have any privacy on the site

Just one day before Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at a shareholder meeting that he wants to build a “privacy-focused social platform,” the company’s lawyer argued that…

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Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Australia’s information commissioner is suing Facebook over allegedly breaching the privacy of over 300,000 Australians caught up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In a case…

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How The Washington Privacy Act Compares To GDPR And CCPA

How The Washington Privacy Act Compares To GDPR And CCPA

Washington legislators recently introduced the Washington Privacy Act (WPA). This legislation is a consumer-focused privacy law similar to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) but it also…

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You Can Now Stop Facebook From Tracking Your Activity on Other Websites. Here's How

You Can Now Stop Facebook From Tracking Your Activity on Other Websites. Here’s How

As of Tuesday, you can now turn off the collection and sharing of data that sites and apps send to Facebook. You might have had some idea that…

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Privacy a Top Concern in 'Biometric Exit'

Privacy a Top Concern in ‘Biometric Exit’

Despite bipartisan concerns over privacy, most airlines reportedly support the use of facial recognition, and the US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has implemented facial…

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The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

The 11 biggest issues IT faces today

Each year we talk with tech leaders about the biggest problems they’ll face in the near future, and we’re starting to see some subtle and…

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Facebook bug shows camera activated in background during app use

Facebook bug shows camera activated in background during app use

When you’re scrolling through Facebook’s app, the social network could be using your camera, concerned users have found. Multiple people have found and reported that their iPhone cameras were…

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