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Developers Worry About Long-Term Effects of Anti-Encryption Law

Developers of secure messaging apps say there could be unforeseen long-range effects of anti-encryption laws in Australia and elsewhere.

Privacy, Encryption

New Privacy Bill Would Hold Companies Liable for Data Misuse

The Data Care Act, introduced in the Senate this week, would provide large fines for companies that misuse, sell or share user data without permission or proper safeguards.

Privacy, Government

New Australian Law Poses Risk to Encrypted Services

The Australian Parliament has passed a new law that requires technology companies to provide access to encrypted communications.

Encryption, Privacy

U.S. Says Russia, Other Nations, Are Uncooperative on Cybercrime Investigations

A deputy U.S. attorney general said that Russia and other nations stonewall cybercrime investigations and called for international cooperation.

Cybercrime, Privacy

Congress May Consider a U.S. Version of GDPR

Despite high-profile data breaches, increased scrutiny of how consumer data is used, and several hearings, there hasn’t been a lot of movement on privacy legislation out of Congress. That may change if lawmakers decide to pass the U.S. version of the European Union's data privacy law.

Government, Privacy