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FTC Seeks to Clamp Down on Commercial Surveillance
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on Thursday that it is considering new rules to clamp down on commercial surveillance and the lax data security practices of...
India Scraps National Data Protection Bill, to Present New Draft
The Indian government withdrew its heavily criticized Personal Data Protection Bill on Wednesday, stating that it plans to introduce new legislation instead. India has worked...
China to Start Checking All Social Media Comments Before Publishing
China is set to start moderating all user comments on social media platforms before they're published, a move that could make one of the world's most censored states even more...
DoJ Rethinks Prosecution of Ethical Security Researchers
Security research that aligns with the “common good” will no longer be prosecuted under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), according to a statement released on Thursday...
UK to Introduce Bill on Data Protection Reforms
The United Kingdom government announced it will introduce a "data reform bill" in parliament, signaling its intent to improve the country's data protection framework. The...
California Could Soon Pass Breakthrough Social Media Addiction Bill
California has moved ahead with a bill aimed at holding tech companies legally responsible for features that could be addictive or damaging to children and teenagers. If passed,...
New EU Digital Strategy Sets Eyes Firmly on Big Tech Gatekeepers
Concerns about how to enforce data should not stop the EU's attempts to curb Big Tech's domination, Stanford University Cyber Policy Center international policy director Marietje...
U.S. and EU Form Breakthrough Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework
The U.S. and the EU have reached a new preliminary deal that could provide major improvements to how companies transfer data and personal information across the Atlantic, The Wall...
Google News Banned in Russia Over Ukraine Invasion Coverage
Russia's telecom regulator, Roskomnadzor, has banned Google News for its "unreliable" coverage of its invasion of Ukraine. The regulator told Russian news outlets it has blocked...