Woman says someone hacked into their Owlet baby monitor

‘Get rid of your wifi cameras’: Mom says someone hacked into their child’s Owlet baby monitor, would talk to her son during the night

'This exact situation happened to us and our Owlet went straight in the trash.'

On May 7, 2023 by Brooke Sjoberg

Customer says Delta Airlines leaked their private information to a random email

‘They’ve compromised a ton of data about myself as well as my family’: Customer says Delta Airlines leaked their private information to a random person

'This is a serious data privacy leak on behalf of Delta.'

On Apr 23, 2023 by Braden Bjella

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WhatsApp, Signal threaten to end service in U.K. if Online Safety Bill passes

The companies urged the UK government to 'urgently rethink' its legislation.

On Apr 18, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Inside the behind-the-scenes push civil rights groups are making on Capitol Hill to pass data privacy laws

They're keeping the ADPPA alive.

On Apr 4, 2023 by Ben Brody

Hygeia breast pump

EXCLUSIVE: Breast pump company leaves millions of documents exposed—raising concerns over data safety in women’s healthcare

At least 7 million documents were exposed.

On Mar 27, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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European Commission bans TikTok from staff devices over data privacy concerns

The move comes after Congress banned the app on U.S. federal devices last year.

On Feb 23, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Virginia Republicans work to ensure cops can still have access to your menstrual data

Democrats accuse Republicans of seeking to imprison those obtaining abortions.

On Feb 15, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Americans overwhelmingly want Congress to pass data protection laws

80% believe the data companies collect can cause harm.

On Feb 7, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Biden will call on Congress to pass strong data privacy protections at State of the Union address

'There should be clear and strict limits on the ability to collect, use, transfer, and maintain our personal data...'

On Feb 7, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan.

The FTC clearly has its sights set on data privacy

Even more data privacy enforcement looks like it is on the horizon.

On Jan 15, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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Court says YouTube channels with children’s audiences like Ryan’s World, CookieSwirlC, Cartoon Network must defend against state-level children’s privacy class action lawsuit

An appeals court in California is allowing a class action lawsuit to continue against YouTube and several kids and family YouTube channels.

On Jan 11, 2023 by Franklin Graves

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Kids Online Safety Act could force tech companies to collect more data on minors, experts say

Over 90 advocacy groups spoke out against it.

On Nov 28, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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A new report accuses Apple’s first-rate privacy settings of misleading users

A new report from software company Mysk shows Apple collects unique user ID's from iPhone users.

On Nov 21, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Meta warns at least 400 apps are stealing your Facebook login

Meta plans to notify about one million users that their accounts may be at risk.

On Oct 7, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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White House unveils ‘Bill of Rights’ to protect against abusive AI

'The Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights is a guide for a society that protects all people from these threats.'

On Oct 4, 2022 by Mikael Thalen