In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court said law enforcement needs to obtain a search warrant before it can access historical cell phone location records, but stopped short of making a ruling on how other types of third-party data collection should be handled.
Three mobile carriers said they will no longer sell customer location data to aggregators.
Lawmakers are planning to introduce a privacy "bill of rights" that will include some elements of the new GDPR regulation.
The latest brouhaha over Facebook's data-sharing practices highlights how critical APIs have become to modern development, and how important it is to restrict how much data can be accessed through these interfaces.
The Digital Security Exchange is helping to connect at-risk groups with security experts who can help protect them.