All posts tagged "privacy"
Bill introduced to protect, regulate personal data in Puerto Rico
Would require companies to eliminate data at customer's request
- Posted March 25, 2019
Change your phone settings so Apple, Google can’t track your movements
Don’t let default settings reveal more about you than you want
- Posted February 4, 2019
US Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info
NEW YORK – The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information as they expand...
- Posted March 24, 2017
US Privacy Board in Disarray Before Trump Takes Office
WASHINGTON – A federal board responsible for protecting Americans against abuses by spy agencies is in disarray just weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. The five-member Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board will have only two...
- Posted December 25, 2016
Sweeping UK Spy Bill Dubbed ‘Snoopers’ Charter’ Becomes Law
LONDON – In Britain, Big Brother just got bigger. After months of wrangling, Parliament has passed a contentious new snooping law that gives authorities – from police and spies to food regulators, fire officials and tax inspectors...
- Posted November 26, 2016
FBI chief calls for national talk over encryption vs. safety
SAN FRANCISCO – The FBI’s director said Friday the agency is collecting data to present next year in hopes of sparking a national conversation about law enforcement’s increasing inability to access encrypted electronic devices. Speaking Friday at...
- Posted August 6, 2016
Court Blocks Seizure of Microsoft-held Emails Stored Overseas
SAN JUAN – In a victory for privacy supporters, a federal appeals court has ruled that U.S. investigators cannot compel Microsoft to turn over customer emails stored on a server outside U.S. borders. The information was provided...
- Posted July 26, 2016
New Data-Sharing Rules for EU and US Adopted
EU regulators say they will impose stricter obligations on US companies to safeguard personal data of individuals
- Posted July 12, 2016
Google Offers New Way for Users to Manage Ads, Personal Data
Some users will start receiving notices about the new option beginning Tuesday
- Posted June 28, 2016
Privacy Fears: Panel Has Advice for Drone Operators
Some business interests hope guidelines head off tougher regulations they fear could smother drone industry
- Posted May 20, 2016