Mark Zuckerberg is under fire once again over Facebook’s lack of oversight and protection of user’s privacy. This recent call to action comes just weeks after the social media site struggled to remove over a million post of the deadly terror attack in New Zealand where a white supremacists killed 49 and injured 50 more Read More
Privacy First Facebook Changes Last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg published a lengthy article titled, “A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking” that promised stronger protections for consumer privacy and a new approach to building a privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform. Privacy First, Facebook claims. “I believe a privacy-focused communications platform will become even more important Read More
Consumer Data Privacy Gets A Nationwide Bill Consumer Affairs reports that The American Data Dissemination (ADD) Act — legislation intended to create a law that “protects both consumers and the innovative capabilities of the internet economy” — was introduced by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Wednesday. That’s right, Consumer Data Privacy gets a nationwide bill, Read More
Is your Tinder Privacy as secure as you think? Be careful as you swipe left and right—someone could be watching. Security researchers say Tinder isn’t doing enough to secure its popular dating app, putting the privacy of users at risk. A report released Tuesday by researchers from the cybersecurity firm Checkmarx identifies two security flaws Read More
This morning we shared a piece discussing a new Disney Class Action Lawsuit, stating concerns about privacy, as the company allegedly collects and tracks personal information about the children playing the mobile app games, and then sells this information to third parties for targeted online advertising. We have come across the complaint for this case Read More
Facebook is stepping up spending on global advertising. The company is seeking to repair its trust issues with consumers.
With so many health apps on the market, how do we choose the one that is best? Here are 5 questions to to help you weed out the good from the bad:
Hackers are using your old and abandoned email accounts to get credit cards, buy cars, homes and take out loans— all without your knowledge.
Maine’s Act to Protect the Privacy of Online Consumer Information bans internet service providers from selling consumer data without their consent.