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US Government Has Stopped Warrantless Collection of Phone Data

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence confirmed that the government has stopped collecting phone location data using Section 215 of the Patriot Act.

Privacy, Government

FTC to Developers: Get Consent

The FTC action against a developer of "stalking" apps emphasized that installing an app that hid its presence on the device and didn't notify the user what it was doing was against the law.

Privacy, Government, AppDev

Wyden Introduces Tough New Privacy Bill

Sen. Ron Wyden has introduced a new privacy measure that would allow the FTC to assess huge fines for corporations that misuse consumer data--and mean jail time for executives who lie about their companies' policies.

Privacy, Government

California Releases Draft Rules for CCPA

CCPA becomes law on Jan. 1. The California Department of Justice has released draft rules on how businesses should make sure they don't violate the new data privacy law.

Government, Privacy, Legislation

Microsoft Identifies Targeted Attacks on Presidential Campaign, Government Officials

An attack group known as Phosphorus that is linked to the Iranian government has targeted email accounts of U.S. government officials and people associated with a presidential campaign.

Malware, Government