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Twitter breach exposes anonymous accounts to nation state hackers
Twitter confirmed Friday that a bad actor used a vulnerability to match private information with potentially anonymous Twitter accounts.
Federal courts left Americans' data exposed, senator tells Supreme Court chief justice
Sen. Ron Wyden said privacy rules aren't being followed, putting thousands of Americans at risk of having their most sensitive data exposed.
US, UK law enforcement to implement data sharing law, troubling privacy advocates
Other countries seeking data sharing agreements similar to the one with the U.K. include Turkey, Japan, India and most of Europe.
Lawmakers want to restrict user data sales to nations like China, Russia
The bill tasks the Department of Commerce with creating new export rules.
Congress reaches compromise on draft privacy legislation
The newly proposed federal privacy framework comes with protections for biometric data and against discrimination.
Regulators slam Twitter with $150M fine over using consumer security data for advertising
The practice violates federal law and a 2011 order from the FTC, which alleged Twitter's failure to safeguard user data led to two breaches.