Big Tech quiet on potential response to abortion data requests

(Jun 29, 2022) MIT Technology Review reports Big Tech companies haven't yet provided a defined stance on how or if they'd respond to requests by U.S. law enforcement for pe... Read More

Roe v. Wade reversal sends ripples through privacy world

(Jun 27, 2022) The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade dealt a blow to women's rights with the constitutional right to an abortion nullified and in... Read More

Addressing privacy after Roe v. Wade overturned

(Jun 27, 2022) The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and a woman's constitutional right to abortion served jolts across the nation. The reversal ... Read More

NAI releases self-regulatory standard for precise location data

(Jun 22, 2022) The Network Advertising Initiative published Precise Location Information Solution Provider Voluntary Enhanced Standards, a self-regulatory scheme focused on... Read More

US senators introduce Health and Location Data Protection Act

(Jun 16, 2022) U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., alongside a group of Democratic lawmakers, introduced the Health and Location Data Protection Act, which would ban data ... Read More

CNIL to study data flows of mobile apps with location data

(Jun 13, 2022) France's data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, launched a study to investigate data flows of mobile applicat... Read More

ICE uses mobile devices to track migrants

(Jun 7, 2022) CNN reports U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is using GPS ankle monitors and cellphones that can’t make calls or access the internet to track migrant... Read More

Tim Hortons app investigation highlights ‘urgent need’ for ‘stronger privacy laws’

(Jun 3, 2022) Fast-food chain Tim Hortons’ mobile application tracked and recorded users’ movements every few minutes of every day, everywhere they went, even when the app... Read More

Authorities: Tim Hortons investigation highlights need for Canadian privacy reform

(Jun 3, 2022) Fast-food chain Tim Hortons’ mobile application tracked and recorded users’ movements every few minutes of every day, everywhere they went, even when the app... Read More

Google removing location reminder feature

(Jun 3, 2022) Google plans to end location reminder capabilities on mobile and smart devices that use Google Assistant, Gizmodo reports. The tool reminds users to do certa... Read More