Google and Apple have tried to crack down, but location data brokers are moving to a new way to collect your whereabouts that’s much harder to detect.
A proposed class action lawsuit alleges Flo Health, a fertility-tracking mobile app maker, unlawfully shared sensitive user data with Google, Facebook, AppsFlyer Inc. and Flurry Inc.
A federal judge dismissed several claims in a proposed class action accusing the Google of causing its Chrome browser to send users’ personal data to Google even if users have not chosen to “sync” the browser with a Google account.
Regulations state that methods for submitting requests to opt-out may not be designed with the purpose of, or have the substantial effect of, “subverting or impairing” a consumer’s choice to opt-out.
Ancestry.com Inc. convinced a federal judge on Monday to dismiss a lawsuit by California residents who claimed the genealogy-based company’s inclusion of their photos in its Yearbook database violated their privacy rights.
Attorneys for Google battled it out with a group of plaintiffs who say the company violated their privacy by storing their web browsing history even though they took a specific step they believed would shield them from being tracked.
The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) makes significant changes to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which was originally passed […]