Facebook Facing German Competition Law Probe
Germany’s competition watchdog is investigating whether Facebook adequately discloses to customers the type and extent of the data it collects.
EU Steps Closer to Adopting Data Privacy Rules
Privacy advocates see the rules as a model for the rest of the world but tech firms fear harm to their businesses.
Business-Backed Cyber Bill Passes Senate
The Senate's 74-21 vote is a setback for privacy activists who say the legislation is a backdoor surveillance bill.
FTC Highlights Privacy Risks of ‘Internet of Things’
Connected devices like health and fitness monitors need security built in at the outset, says the Federal Trade Commission.
Obama Unveils Cyber Privacy Bill
The Personal Data Notification and Protection Act would replace a patchwork of state laws.
Consumers Have ‘Lost Control’ of Their Private Data
In a new survey on privacy from the Pew Research Center, adults express insecurity about businesses' access to their personal information.