Privacy

Uber names new privacy chief, data protection officer

3 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc appointed Ruby Zefo as chief privacy officer and Simon Hania as data protection officer, a company spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday.
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IRS will no longer require nonprofits to disclose large donors: ‘This will make dark money a bit darker'

1 hour ago   |   National Post

The Trump administration will end a long-standing requirement that certain nonprofit organizations disclose the names of large donors to the IRS, a move that will allow some...
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Rock icon Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case

6 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

British rock icon Cliff Richard was awarded 210,000 pounds in damages Wednesday after winning a privacy lawsuit against the BBC for its coverage of a police raid at his...
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Rock icon Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case

7 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LONDON - British rock icon Cliff Richard has won his privacy case against the BBC for its coverage of a police raid at his home and has been awarded more than 200,000 in...
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How Companies Can Safeguard User Privacy in the Data Era

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

Many companies use data they collect about you to make the online services and connected devices you use that much more convenient. But that vast trove of personal information...
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How Data Privacy Blunders and Conspiracy Theories Helped Fuel the ‘Techlash'

20 hours ago   |   Fortune

Smartphone addiction, data privacy blunders, and a growth-at-all costs mentality has led to public backlash against the tech industry that some refer to as "techlash." That...
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Cuomo campaign got names of scholarship students despite privacy laws

Cuomo campaign got names of scholarship students despite privacy laws

21 hours ago   |   New York Post

Despite privacy laws, Gov. Cuomo's campaign obtained the names of students who scored one of the state's new Excelsior Scholarships and solicited them to appear in an ad...
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Treasury Department Policy Change Protects Privacy Of Wealthy 'Dark Money' Donors

Treasury Department Policy Change Protects Privacy Of Wealthy 'Dark Money' Donors

1 day ago   |   The Huffington Post

The Treasury will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations, including the NRA, to identify their financial donors to U.S. tax authorities.
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'Potential game-changer:' Town of Cary will screen human waste to measure opioid use

'Potential game-changer:' Town of Cary will screen human waste to measure opioid use

1 day ago   |   WRAL

To do their part in addressing the opioid crisis, the Town of Cary will consider screening sewage to track down users, raising questions about privacy and the logistics of the...
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With Its New Lineup of Funded News Programming, Facebook Proves It's Becoming the Media Company It Desperately Wanted to Avoid Being

2 days ago   |   Slate

Facebook has been trying awfully hard to repair the past two years of damage to its reputation. It's been running apologetic ads on TV. It's sent CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify...
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Secret Service Agent Suffers Fatal Stroke on the Job

Secret Service Agent Suffers Fatal Stroke on the Job

A 19-year veteran of the Secret Service has died after suffering a stroke during President Trump's visit to the UK. The 42-year-old agent, identified as Nole E. Remagen, was on... Read more ...

Ford recalls 550K vehicles that could roll away unexpectedly

Ford recalls 550K vehicles that could roll away unexpectedly

The recall affects Ford Fusion and Escape drivers. Read more ...

Kawhi Leonard has been traded to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan and...

Kawhi Leonard has been traded to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan and both players are seemingly not happy about it

The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to a trade that would send the disgruntled Kawhi Leonard to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan. Two other players are involved in the deal... Read more ...

Parents charged with murder after crying infant dies in 'timeout'

Parents charged with murder after crying infant dies in 'timeout'

Police say the parents placed the 4-month-old boy under a comforter because he "wouldn't stop crying." Read more ...

Google hit with record $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

Google hit with record $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

European Union regulators today slapped Google with a massive $5 billion penalty for abusing the dominant position of its Android mobile operating system. Antitrust regulators... Read more ...

Soccer team rescued after 18 days in cave expected to leave hospital

Soccer team rescued after 18 days in cave expected to leave hospital

Some of the boys were treated for minor infections during their hospital stay. Read more ...

Ex-FBI head James Comey urges public to vote for Democrats

Ex-FBI head James Comey urges public to vote for Democrats

Former FBI Director James Comey is urging "all who believe in this country's values" to vote for Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections. Read more ...

MLB takes action after Brewers All-Star's hateful tweets revealed

MLB takes action after Brewers All-Star's hateful tweets revealed

Josh Hader will have more than just opposing batters to focus on as the second half of the season resumes. The Brewers reliever will undergo sensitivity training and... Read more ...

Rep. Jim Jordan interviewed in doctor sex abuse inquiry

Rep. Jim Jordan interviewed in doctor sex abuse inquiry

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Former Ohio State University wrestling coach and current U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan was interviewed by the law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team... Read more ...

Darrelle Revis announces retirement from NFL after 11 seasons

Darrelle Revis announces retirement from NFL after 11 seasons

Revis, 33, ends his career with 29 interceptions, four forced fumbles and two sacks. Read more ...