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Privacy advocates want the FTC to take on invasive daycare apps

by Tonya Riley

Researchers have found some daycare apps share information such as the number of diaper changes with third-parties without disclosing it.

Agencies don't know what sensitive data new IT systems collect on Americans, GAO report finds

by Tonya Riley

A rise in federal agency breaches involving personal data highlights the ongoing challenge the U.S. government faces in protecting privacy.

State Department debars ex-NSA cyber mercenaries who aided vast UAE surveillance operation

by Suzanne Smalley

The former intelligence operatives worked in a hacking unit of the cybersecurity firm DarkMatter, which is known for developing spyware.

FTC sues data broker over selling location data that can reveal abortion clinic visits

by Tonya Riley

The lawsuit against Kochava follows a Biden administration request that the agency use its authorities to protect reproductive privacy.

Most top mobile carriers retain geolocation data for two years on average, FCC findings show

by Tonya Riley

Ten of the top 15 mobile carriers offer no way for consumers to opt-out of geolocation data collection, according to responses to the agency.

Federal courts left Americans' data exposed, senator tells Supreme Court chief justice

by Tonya Riley

Sen. Ron Wyden said privacy rules aren't being followed, putting thousands of Americans at risk of having their most sensitive data exposed.

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