The European Union’s Court of Justice ruling to strike down Privacy Shield means non-European companies must provide privacy controls that align with European data protection laws for European users regardless of where that information is stored or transferred.
Under California’s data privacy law, consumers can ask companies for data that has been collected about them. However, this Duo Labs research reveals how the complex web of data sharing and partnerships makes it very difficult for consumers to know who has their data, let alone what is being collected.
On the heels of yet another privacy incident where Facebook app developers received user data when they shouldn’t be, the social networking giant rolled out new terms and policies for developers.
The Association for Computing Machinery, a venerable computing society, has called for the immediate suspension of the use of facial recognition systems until regulation is in place.
Legislation introduced in both the House and Senate would ban the use of facial recognition systems by federal entities.