WASHINGTON, Feb 27- The White House released draft legislation on Friday that would give consumers more control over how the trail of data they leave behind them on the internet is used, stored and sold. President Barack Obama has made cybersecurity a major focus in the wake of high-profile hacks at companies such as Sony Pictures Anthem Inc and Target Corp..» Read More
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) questions which agency will potentially regulate privacy rules for drones. "Drones have a lot of potential, but people are concerned," he says.
CNBC takes a looks at concerns about privacy in an age of large data sharing.
Sen. Robert Menendez, (D-NJ), plans to hold hearings to investigate Target's data breach, and stresses the importance for companies to put customer security before sales.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports RSA is pushing back against a Reuters report in regards to a contract with the NSA.
Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president and COO, discusses Mark Zuckerberg's decision to sell more than $41 million shares of stock totaling about $2.3 billion. Steinberg also talks about where the money will go and why the company even needs to issue shares.
A U.S. District Court judge ruled the NSA program is likely unconstitutional, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
As Instagram rolls out direct messaging, CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses the shift in how consumers are communicating with photos. This about targeting who you want to talk to at any given moment, says Fortt.
Hoping to boost its economy and create jobs, Oklahoma is positioning itself as a future hub for the growing, commercial drone industry.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Instagram Direct and how it will compete with Snapchat.
CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses the NSA and a shift toward surveillance reform. Also, why are gamers are being watched?
David Kennedy, TrustedSec CEO, explains why he has security concerns about the Healthcare.gov website and why it will be difficult to fix it.
Rep. Mike Rogers, (R-MI), shares his concerns about security and privacy issues on the government's health care website.
Amish Shah, Sierra Maya Ventures, explains why he is so bullish on drone technology. And Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices, reveals why he is concerned about drone safety and privacy issues.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on "Good," a platform to connect companies with their employees' email and corporate data on their personal devices via an app. Good's business is skyrocketing, and is more secure than companies' BlackBerry.
The Do Not Track Act of 2013 introduced in Congress last week would make it easier for parents to protect their teens in the mobile media environment.
Apple issued a report about global government requests it receives for user and device data and efforts to legally protect consumer privacy.
Google executive Eric Schmidt said U.S. government spying on its data centers would be outrageous and potentially illegal if true, the WSJ reported.
The White House says President Barack Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the U.S. isn't listening in on her phone calls.
Chris Forsyth, IP/IT partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, discusses the European Parliament's potential data protection reform to be voted on Monday and looks at how it will impact IT and social media firms.
Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of Snapchat, discusses the popular app's business model and privacy.