Doubts were growing on Thursday over whether ambitious plans by European governments to use contact-tracing apps to fight the spread of the coronavirus will be able to be implemented with any real effectiveness soon.
By Danica Kirka, Vanessa Gera, Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press
TikTok uses the data it collects from users, like their location, what's in their messages and what videos they watch, to figure out what new videos to show them and for targeted advertising.
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
A debate has erupted in Congress over whether to protect the browsing history of internet users. The Senate came one vote short Wednesday of approving a proposal to prevent federal law enforcement from obtaining internet browsing information without seeking a…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
European governments are evaluating invasive human-tracking tools to pinpoint carriers of the novel coronavirus and determine who they might be infecting, worrying privacy advocates…
By Frank Bajak, Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
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The National Court said that freedom of expression took precedence over personal data protection in this case. But it said that given the circumstances the person's acquittal was important too.
By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
Google disputes the allegations, saying the service allows schools to control account access and requires they obtain parental consent when necessary.
By Rachel Lerman, Associated Press
The practices are largely the same as they were before, but Google says it's now trying to use plain language.
Our relationship with technology is more integrated into our daily lives than ever. In 2010, just over a third of American adults owned a smartphone; now the figure is more than 80 percent. But our comfort with technology -- and…
By Gretchen Frazee
Data privacy experts caution that current laws and regulations do little to hold Google and other companies that collect health data to their promises.
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