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Lawmakers ask Google, Facebook not to work with Vietnamese government on new data laws

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 hours ago

Lawmakers object to a heavy-handed Vietnamese law that requires tech companies to remove content within 24 hours of getting a request from Vietnamese authorities.

2020 Vision: California sees the future, and it looks like GDPR

by cyber_admin • 1 week ago

Op-ed: The California Consumer Privacy Act is set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. So what can we expect moving forward?

After security testing, CFPB to resume collecting consumer data

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Acting agency director Mick Mulvaney said the bureau is safe to resume collection after an "exhaustive" security review.

Wyden calls for FCC investigation into cell-phone tracking used by law enforcement

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Democratic Senator Ron Wyden has asked the Federal Communications Commission to investigate revelations that U.S. law enforcement officials have access to a tracking service that can geolocate almost any phone in the country.

Why GDPR is flipping the thought process around data ownership

by Greg Otto • 5 months ago

In a new podcast, CyberScoop gets experts to separate fact from fiction when it comes to GDPR.

Meet Berla, the little-known company that can pull smartphone data from your car

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 10 months ago

Automobile manufacturers are pulling data from cars in little-known partnerships that allow government access to data that would otherwise be protected by smartphone security.

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