All Articles on Internet Privacy

Little is known about this industry, which operates from the shadows despite repeated requests for more transparency. (Photo: g4ll4is / Flickr) Views
A Dangerous Alliance: Governments Collaborate with Surveillance Companies to Shrink the Space for Human Rights Work
Despite the existence of these international laws and standards, states and private companies have been able to buy and use spyware freely and without any provision for accountability.
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Privacy Advocates Celebrate Court Ruling on Class-Action Suit Targeting Facebook's Facial Recognition Tech
"Both corporations and the government are now on notice that this technology poses unique risks to people's privacy and safety."
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On Thursday, lawyers from Barr’s Justice Department tried to block a federal court from taking a look at the government’s surveillance of Americans. (Photo: Bill Cark/AP) Views
The Hypocrisy of William Barr's Spying Claims
Barr played a key role in developing a secret program that served as the blueprint for the NSA’s mass surveillance of Americans’ phone records
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Sometimes I feel like, somebody's watching me. News
Facebook's Hire of Patriot Act Co-Author Raises Questions on Company's Commitment to Privacy
"What could go wrong?"
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Digital Rights Defenders Sound Alarm Over Big Tech's Efforts to 'Erode' California's Landmark Privacy Law
"We will not let them kill strong privacy bills in the dark."
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Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) News
'A More Just and Equitable Future': Advocates Welcome Markey's Privacy Bill of Rights
"People must have the right to safely choose who they give their personal information to and need enforceable rules over how it can be used."
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'Zoink': Facebook Facing Criminal Charges Over Data Sharing Deals
" #BreakUpBigTech may sound a lot more palatable to Silicon Valley than #LockUpBigTech ."
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Sir Tim Berners-Lee News
As Web Turns 30, Pioneer Tim Berners-Lee Says 'You Should Have Complete Control of Your Data'
"The fight for the web is one of the most important causes of our time."
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WATCH: Naomi Klein and Shoshana Zuboff Discuss Mounting Dangers of 'Surveillance Capitalism'
The conversation follows the release of Zuboff's new book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
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France Hits Google With $57 Million Fine for Violating EU's New Consumer Privacy Rules
"This fine should serve as a wake-up call for all companies whose business models are based on data exploitation to take data protection and individuals' data rights seriously."
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