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Facebook stops NYU researchers from examining misinformation, is criticized for 'silencing' transparency efforts

by Tonya Riley • 5 hours ago

Facebook says researchers violated the website's privacy protections.

Amnesty sues NYPD, seeking details about facial recognition technology and arrest data

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

The records could shed light on how NYPD surveilled protestors during the Black Lives Matter protests last summer.

Feds use gag orders to collect cloud data in secret, Microsoft executive tells Congress

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The Justice Department is abusing secret subpoenas to collect cloud user data at alarming rates, a top Microsoft executive testified.

As vaccine passports morph into digital IDs, privacy advocates want to know that user data is protected

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

Vaccine passports might be clearing the runway for greater adoption of digital IDs. Privacy experts say there are still many unanswered questions.

Amazon's Sidewalk, a neighborhood device network, is 'uncharted territory' for data privacy, watchdogs say

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

Researchers say the technology is secure, though it touches on lingering anxieties.

Biden revokes TikTok ban, issues new guidance for evaluating foreign apps

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The order is a reprieve for TikTok, which had challenged a Trump-era directive in the courts.