Apple is fixing the FaceTime bug, so it is clearly serious. But how bad it will impact users depend on their personal threat models.
GDPR told companies that regulators would be reviewing their data collection and usage practices, and if they don't like what they find, the fines are coming. France is taking the first step against Google.
A new bill by Sen. Marco Rubio and a push for regulation of data brokers by Apple's Tim Cook has put privacy up front during the government shutdown.
More than six months after the European data privacy regulation went into effect, we still don’t know how effective GDPR will be at protecting data privacy.
Developers of secure messaging apps say there could be unforeseen long-range effects of anti-encryption laws in Australia and elsewhere.