2 million people’s private data exposed in breach of student loan provider Nelnet—days after site crashed
It's been a rough week for Nelnet.
On Aug 30, 2022 by Camryn Garza
Andrew Yang wants people to get paid for data collected by tech giants
Yang advocated for data property during his 2020 presidential campaign.
On Jun 22, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
FCC proposes $200 million fine for T-Mobile, others over data sharing
One FCC commissioner called the fines 'a day late and a dollar short.'
On Feb 28, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
Maine implemented a strict privacy law—corporations are now claiming it violates their free speech
The suit claims the law infringes on their First Amendment rights.
On Feb 19, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
2019 is the year the world turned on big tech
Everything is watching, analyzing, and listening to your digital life.
On Dec 22, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Report: Barr wants tech antitrust probe wrapped up in 2020
The Justice Department's probe was announced earlier this year
On Dec 12, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich
Senate Democrats propose sweeping online privacy bill
The bill aims to give consumers more control over the data collected by tech companies.
On Nov 26, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich
These congresswomen want a new federal agency to start protecting online privacy
The bill calls for establishing a new federal agency.
On Nov 5, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich
Senators push for social media data portability
The bill would target companies with more than 100 million active monthly users in the U.S.
On Oct 22, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich
White House proposing ‘Minority Report’-style office to use data to predict crime
The idea was not met well with people online.
On Aug 22, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower is now working for H&M
Wylie is supposed to help the retail giant cater to consumers using data and AI.
On Feb 3, 2019 by Stephanie Fillion
Congress quietly snuck a major data privacy act into its spending bill
Internet rights groups have called the bill 'dangerous.'
On Mar 23, 2018 by Andrew Wyrich
The math professor whose research team beat you at March Madness
Dr. Tim Chartier and the analytics community picked Gonzaga to win the NCAA men's hoops tournament. You should have, too.
On Apr 3, 2017 by Ramon Ramirez
Google, H&M partner up to create custom dresses based on your data
After using an app for a week, you'll get a custom dress design you can purchase.
On Feb 7, 2017 by Christina Bonnington