A world without ads is going to cost you. To fight it, consumers should share more personal data with internet giants, not less.
NEW YORK— The telecom industry's lobbying muscle pushed a consumer privacy measure to a swift death in Congress. Republicans struck down Obama-era rules that would have imposed tight restrictions on what broadband companies such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast could do with their customers' personal data. Former AT&T lobbyist Steve Billet, now on the faculty at...
Amy Young, Macquarie Research analyst, weighs in on what internet privacy law changes could mean for companies like Verizon and AT&T.
Congress just cleared the way for internet providers to sell your web browsing history
Your high-tech TV may be listening and watching, Buzzfeed reports.
March 3- More U.S. consumers complained about imposter scams than identity theft for the first time in 2016, as fraudsters relied more on the phone and less on email to find victims, the Federal Trade Commission said on Friday. The FTC attributed the rise in impostor scam complaints to more fraudsters pretending to be trustworthy government officials, like from...
Phil Bak, CEO of ACSI Funds, says that Facebook has successfully monetized its user base but can do more with user experience.
The Obama administration has expanded the power of the NSA to share globally intercepted personal communications. The New York Times reports.
The company created 'The Glass Room' in New York, which is part art installation and part practical technology display.
Amazon tracks what you have purchased, and what you have browsed and if you share an account, reports USA Today.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports new details on the Clinton WikiLeaks email.
The New Yorker's David Remnick talks about Yahoo allowing the U.S. government access to customer emails.
Facebook has been ordered to stop collecting and storing data on WhatsApp users in Germany.
With more businesses adopting digital strategies today, the role of a chief ethics officer is increasingly relevant, says Adam Warby, CEO at Avanade.
Nick Edwards, Boomtrain CEO & Co-founder, discusses the intersection of artificial intelligence and marketing, and what the privacy implications are.
RMIT University's Graham Wild discusses key points in new US drone rules that come into effect Monday, noting that they can pave the way for drone deliveries.
WhatsApp users just got a taste of the old dictum, "If you're not paying for the product, you are the product." And not everyone liked it.
Walter Isaacson, The Aspen Institute, discusses the need to secure the nation's future by using technology to increase privacy and protect information on the internet.
The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses some of the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including a piece in the Wall Street Journal titled, "Trump's anti-terror strategy, and a New York Times article written by Peter Thiel titled, "The online privacy debate won't end with Gawker."
Adam Ghetti, Ionic Security CEO, discusses how his company's platform is keeping personal data safe while attracting investors.