Determining a person’s age online seems like an intractable problem. But new technology and laws could be on the brink of solving it.
European internet service providers can hand over the personal details of customers who are accused of illegally downloading content, the EU’s top court ruled.
Decision throws out previous ruling in favor of hiQ Labs that prevented Microsoft’s business networking platform to forbid the company from harvesting public info from user profiles.
A new Amazon feature is set to start sharing people’s internet connections – unless they opt out within the next week.
The Name:Wreck flaws in TCP/IP are the latest in a series of vulnerabilities with global implications.
Roskomnadzor proposes to expand the law on personal data to foreign Internet sites and restrict cross-border data transfer in order to protect the rights of citizens.
Dark patterns online have gotten attention mostly in academia until recently, when research started informing tech policy.
A clear majority of voters in Switzerland have rejected a law governing a proposed electronic identity system.
“We believe that each and every customer paying for your internet service has the right to determine how their personal data will be used, on an opt-in basis,” Mozilla, the Internet Society, PublicKnowledge and others said in an open letter to the CEOs of T-Mobile AT&T and Verizon.
Campaigners complain of ‘staggering lack of transparency’ around mass data collection experiment.