Tags privacy

Senators ask FTC to investigate ID.me for deceptive business practices

by Suzanne Smalley • 5 days ago

They're urging the agency to investigate the company's statements on its facial recognition technology.

Clearview AI agrees to not sell its facial recognition database to private companies

by Tonya Riley • 2 weeks ago

The landmark ruling also stops free trials to police without approval.

Spy report: 3.4M warrantless searches of US data under FISA last year

by Suzanne Smalley • 3 weeks ago

The 3.4 million searches the ODNI disclosed Friday represent a significant increase from last year.

UN to begin new phase of negotiations on cybercrime treaty, alarming human rights activists

by Suzanne Smalley • 4 weeks ago

A U.N. cybercrime treaty could give global governments new — and what many human rights defenders call worrisome — powers to prosecute cybercrimes.

Brokers' sales of U.S. military personnel data overseas stir national security fears

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 month ago

Lawmakers are introducing legislation to address it.

House panel launches probe of government contracts with identity verification company ID.me

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

The committee twice cited CyberScoop reporting on the firm.