Civil rights advocates seek to end Ring law enforcement partnerships

(Jun 18, 2020) Civil liberties advocates are calling for Amazon to end its Ring home surveillance partnerships with law enforcement agencies, Stateline reports. Fight for t... Read More

How to approach an IoT project

(Jun 9, 2020) The Internet of Things has multiple uses in business-to-consumer and business-to-business spaces. It is typically defined as a network of devices equipped wi... Read More

What to do when taking on an IoT project

(Jun 9, 2020) The Internet of Things has multiple uses in business-to-consumer and business-to-business spaces. For in-house privacy professionals, however, a new IoT proj... Read More

Researchers explore privacy labels for IoT devices

(Jun 9, 2020) At the IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy, Carnegie Mellon University researchers presented a security and privacy label to manage the risk of internet... Read More

Internet-connected security, doorbell cameras contain privacy flaws, student says

(May 27, 2020) Florida Tech computer science student Blake Janes identified “systemic design flaws” in internet-connected doorbells and security cameras that allow continue... Read More

Irish DPC probes Apple after complaint

(May 26, 2020) The Irish Data Protection Commission followed up on a whistleblo... Read More

The politics of US privacy legislation during COVID-19

(May 21, 2020) While COVID-19 has brought about changes to our daily lives, "it has not brought U.S. Congress any closer to bridging the partisan divide over the shape and ... Read More

Dutch DPA discusses potential Telecom Act amendment

(May 21, 2020) The Dutch data protection authority released a statement on the government's intentions to amend the Telecommunications Act so cellphone data can be used to ... Read More

Whistleblower asks DPAs to probe Apple's privacy practices

(May 21, 2020) Business Insider reports a former Apple employee penned a letter to EU data protection authorities asking them to investigate the big tech company over poten... Read More

FTC settles with company over privacy misrepresentations

(May 21, 2020) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced a finalized settlement with Tapplock over the Canadian company's false privacy claims. Research of Tapplock's sol... Read More