FCC commissioner questions phone companies about data privacy

(Aug 7, 2020) Despite proposed multimillion-dollar fines for alleged privacy violations, U.S. Federal Communications Commissioner Geoffrey Starks continues to question AT&... Read More

COVID-19 contact-tracing updates around the world

(Aug 7, 2020) In Germany, Hamburg Representative for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Johannes Caspar said police use of Read More

COVID-19 contact-tracing updates in Canada

(Aug 7, 2020) Regulations that take effect Friday requiring restaurants in Ontario to collect names and contact information of diners for contact-tracing purposes a... Read More

COVID-19 contact-tracing updates around the world

(Aug 6, 2020) Solid evidence is lacking that contact-tracing apps used in Europe are successfully alerting individuals who may have c... Read More

NSA warns military personnel about cellphone location tracking

(Aug 5, 2020) The U.S. National Security Agency Read More

COVID-19 contact-tracing updates around the world

(Aug 4, 2020) Tech firms around the world are developing technologies to help employees return to the office, like wearable devices to assist with social distancing... Read More

Lawmakers ask FTC to investigate mobile industry's digital ad-tracking practices

(Aug 3, 2020) U.S. Congress members asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the mobile industry's practice of tracking consumers through digital ads, The Wall St... Read More

COVID-19 contact-tracing updates in the US

(Aug 3, 2020) States across the U.S. continue to grapple with COVID-19 contact-tracing apps and their privacy applications. Here are the latest developments regarding the ... Read More

Sens. seek inclusion of privacy bill in second stimulus package

(Jul 29, 2020) A group of 13 U.S. senators asked for a privacy bill to be a part of the next stimulus package, CNET reports. In a Read More

COVID-19 contact-tracing updates from Canada, Ireland, UK and US

(Jul 27, 2020) Countries around the world continue to grapple with COVID-19 contact-tracing apps and their privacy applications. Here are the latest developments regarding ... Read More