The move by Google and Mozilla to implement DNS over HTTPS in their browsers is drawing fire from ISPs, which rely on DNS visibility to gather user data.
A new privacy bill in the House of Representatives would create a new Digital Privacy Agency and punish companies for data misuse.
The WhatsApp lawsuit against NSO Group may be a turning point in the way technology companies deal with surveillance vendors.
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.
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.