ENCRYPT Act: Consumer Privacy Vs Law Enforcement Data Access – Latest Hacking News

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is supporting the proposed ENCRYPT ACT which forbids the manufacturers of the technology to weaken ENCRYPT Act: Consumer Privacy Vs Law Enforcement Data Access on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE ENCRYPT Act: Consumer Privacy Vs Law Enforcement Data…

California Passes Milestone Privacy Law

The State of California has enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, the most comprehensive consumer privacy state law ever enacted in the United States. The Act will establish the right of residents of California to know what personal information about them is being…

US Consumer Groups Urge FTC To Examine ‘Deceived by Design’ Practices

EPIC and a coalition of consumer organizations sent a letter to the FTC about recent tactics by Facebook and Google to trick users into disclosing personal data. “We urge you to investigate the misleading and manipulative tactics of the dominant digital platforms in the United…

Librarian sued Equifax and Won $600 After Data Breach – Latest Hacking News

Last year the consumer credit bureau Equifax was hacked and consequently the personal data of more than 150 million people Librarian sued Equifax and Won $600 After Data Breach on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Librarian sued Equifax and Won $600 After Data…

US and European Consumer Groups Urge Global Compliance with GDPR

Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD), a coalition of US and European consumer groups, has written to ninety-five major internet companies, including Amazon and Google, seeking compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as a baseline standard for all users worldwide. TACD wrote, “Strong privacy…

EPIC Testifies Before Safety Commission on IoT Privacy Hazards

EPIC testified before the Consumer Product Safety Commission at the hearing on “The Internet of Things and Consumer Product Hazards.” EPIC International Law Counsel Sunny Kang urged the Commission to focus on privacy and security. EPIC’s Kang told the Commission that “IoT is the weakest…

In Congressional Testimony, EPIC Calls For Privacy Safeguards for Social Security Number

EPIC Consumer Privacy Counsel Sam Lester testified before the House Ways and Means Committee at a hearing on “Securing Americans’ Identities: The Future of the Social Security Number.” EPIC’s Lester emphasized that “the SSN was never meant to be an all-purpose identifier,” and its widespread…

Artificial Intelligence: How It Is Impacting Your Shopping Experience and Ecommerce…

Artificial intelligence has made many more strides … consumer realizes it or not, artificial intelligence is already impacting the way … become endless in the future. Artificial intelligence is going to continue to … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Artificial Intelligence: How It Is Impacting Your…

Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue Publishes “10 Things to Know About the GDPR”

The Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue, a coalition of more than 70 consumer organizations in Europe and North America, has made available “10 Things to Know About the GDPR.” The analysis details key elements of the new European privacy law. TACD wrote, “People’s data should be treated…