TikTok to reveal algorithms

(Jul 30, 2020) TikTok’s new CEO, Kevin Mayer, said the company will release details on its content moderation algorithms and provide its data flows to regulators, Axios rep... Read More

India bans mobile apps over privacy concerns

(Jul 9, 2020) TikTok is among 59 Chinese mobile apps that have been banned in India, accused by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology of breaching users’ ... Read More

Another round of privacy-themed movies for your quarantine queue

(Jun 23, 2020) While the world has slowly started to open up, the COVID-19 pandemic has not ended, as you may have noticed. Unless, that is, you're lucky enough to live in ... Read More

Controversial 'fake news' bill could set back privacy protections for Brazilians

(Jun 23, 2020) Brazil took a huge and long-awaited step in 2018 with the enactment of its overdue Brazilian Data Protection Law: a comprehensive EU General Data Protection ... Read More

How Brazil's 'Fake News Law Project' may impact the LGPD

(Jun 23, 2020) A proposal soon to be voted in the Brazilian Senate introduces practices that directly affect privacy rights of Brazilian citizens and may provide a consider... Read More

Facebook announces 20 members of global Oversight Board

(May 7, 2020) Facebook announced the first 20 members of its global Oversight Board, formed to oversee the company’s privacy efforts as a requirement of its $5 billion fin... Read More

The latest COVID-19 privacy developments from the Asia-Pacific region

(Apr 30, 2020) As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, here are the latest stories on how the outbreak has affected privacy in the Asia-Pacific region: The Offic... Read More

The latest COVID-19 privacy news from EU, Israel, US and more

(Apr 23, 2020) As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, here are the latest stories on how the outbreak has affected privacy: U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Read More

Rep. Schakowsky discusses potential bills on privacy, Section 230

(Mar 2, 2020) U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., is working on proposals for a Read More

Big tech companies push back on Pakistan's censorship rules

(Feb 28, 2020) The New York Times reports Facebook, Google and Twitter are among the big tech companies refusing to comply with proposed internet censorship rules in Pakist... Read More