Twitter creates pixel browsing game to educate users on privacy features

(May 12, 2022) Twitter debuted a browser game to help teach users about its privacy settings, The Verge reports. The game is called “Twitter Data Dash” made by Momo Pixel. ... Read More

UK Parliament invites Musk for Twitter discussion

(May 5, 2022) CNBC reports U.K. Parliament invited Elon Musk to speak with its Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee regarding the future of Twitter, which Mu... Read More

Lawmakers seek oversight of Facebook data sharing; Twitter may have given user data to hacker

(May 3, 2022) After leaked internal documents showed F... Read More

Heard around DC — Roundup and reflections for April 29, 2022

(Apr 29, 2022) This week, seemingly every technology policy hot-take focused on one billionaire’s pending takeover of a bird-themed social site. It is hard not to notice a ... Read More

PCPD detains individual for alleged doxxing violation

(Apr 28, 2022) South China Morning Post reports Hong Kong's Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data arrested an individual for violation of the anti-doxxing la... Read More

Elon Musk Twitter purchase prompts privacy concerns

(Apr 27, 2022) Wired reports on the purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk and the emerging privacy concerns based on Musk's comments. He has floated a real-name policy, saying h... Read More

Report: Tech companies tricked by fraudulent requests to provide customers’ sensitive data  

(Apr 27, 2022) Bloomberg reports Meta, Apple, Google and Twitter are among companies that have been tricked into providing customers’ sensitive personal data in response to... Read More

A conversation with UK Information Commissioner John Edwards

(Apr 26, 2022) Since becoming U.K. Information Commissioner, John Edwards has been busy. Officially taking the reins Jan. 4, Edwards embarked on a listening tour to learn t... Read More

Op-ed: LinkedIn, hiQ case ‘crystalizes’ trans-Atlantic privacy divide

(Apr 22, 2022) The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held this week that web scraping does not violate the U.S. Computer Fraud and Abuse Act — allowing analytics company ... Read More

LinkedIn v. HiQ and the trans-Atlantic privacy divide

(Apr 22, 2022) In a resounding victory for companies whose business model depends on web scraping, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Read More