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China's 'social credit' system ranks citizens and punishes them with throttled internet speeds and flight bans if the Communist Party deems them untrustworthy

Beijing in 2014. FRED DUFOUR/AFP via Getty Images China has been rolling out a system that ranks its citizens based on their "social credit." People can be punished if they drive badly, buy too many video games, or steal. It's not yet a unified, nationwide system, but China plans on eventually making it mandatory for everyone. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Chinese Communist Party has been constructing a moral ranking system for years that will monitor the behavio...
Tags: Politics, News, China, Orson Welles, Trends, Bbc, Surveillance, Beijing, News UK, Shanghai, Chinese communist party, Getty, Human Rights Watch, Data Privacy, Cnbc, Citizens


Signal said Facebook shut down its advertising account after the privacy-focused messaging app tried to buy Instagram ads showing how the social media giant collects data

Signal CEO Moxie Marlinspike. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch Signal said it tried to buy Instagram ads that would show users how Facebook targets them. The ads would display personal information about users that Facebook uses when targeting ads. But Signal said Facebook responded by shutting its account down. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook blocked ads that Signal wanted to buy that would show Instagram users the data that Facebook collects from them, ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Elon Musk, Media, Instagram, Advertising, Trends, Social Media, Tesla, Data Privacy, Signal, Moxie Marlinspike, La Jolla, Tech Insider, Democratic Sen Elizabeth Warren, Katie Canales


Google is facing a lawsuit after a privacy flaw in its contact tracing tech exposed Android users' data to third-party apps

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Google is facing a lawsuit after a bug in its contact tracing tech reportedly exposed user data. Google and Apple developed a system that helps health officials alert people exposed to COVID-19. An analysis found Google knew user data was exposed and failed to inform the public. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google is facing a lawsuit after a privacy vulnerability in its contact tracing system left users' data ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Lawsuit, News, California, Virginia, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Deutsche Bank, Data Privacy, Tech Companies, Guam, Tech Insider, Katie Canales, AppCensus


Which apps share your data the most?

Data privacy concerns keeping you awake? We look at what data apps are really collecting, what they're doing with it, and which apps keep your data private.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Apps, Privacy, Trends, Data Privacy


Sen. Wyden proposes limits on exportation of American’s personal data

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) has proposed a draft bill that would limit the types of information that could be bought and sold by tech companies abroad, and the countries it could be legally sold in. The legislation is imaginative and not highly specific, but it indicates growing concern at the federal level over the international data trade. “Shady data brokers shouldn’t get rich selling Americans’ private data to foreign countries that could use it to threaten our national security,” said Sen. Wyd...
Tags: TC, Europe, Privacy, Congress, Government, Senate, China, Russia, US, Tech, Policy, Commerce, Personal Data, Data Privacy, Ron Wyden, EU US


#632 The Real Reason Why Startups Fail Now

Listen to “#632 The Real Reason Why Startups Fail Now” on Spreaker.       On this episode of The Small Business Radio Show… SEGMENT 1 with Tom Eisenmann, starting at 0:00: One of the eternal questions in entrepreneurship is why do so many startups fail? Professor at Harvard Business School, Tom Eisenmann, is here to reveal the key patterns that explain why startups fail. SEGMENT 2 with Tim Koegel, starting at 17:30: Presenting online is very different than presenting in person. What can we do ...
Tags: Startups, Small Business, Congress, Washington, Entrepreneurship, Stanford, Failure, US, Sales, United States, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Victoria, Wall Street Journal, Data Privacy, Presentations


Consumer Reports says Tesla's cameras inside its cars, which transmit video footage of passengers, could pose a privacy risk

PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images Several Tesla models record and transmit video of drivers and passengers via in-car cameras. Tesla cars have up to 9 cameras encompassing both the outside and inside of the car. Consumer Reports said the in-car camera opens drivers up to serious privacy concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. Several Tesla vehicle models, including the Model 3 and Model Y, record and transmit video footage of drivers and passengers via in-car cameras. Th...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, News, China, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Epic, Data Privacy, Consumer Reports, Electric Car, Musk, Peter, Fisher


Which apps share your data the most

Data privacy concerns keeping you awake? We look at what data apps are really collecting, what they're doing with it, and which apps keep your data private.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Apps, Privacy, Trends, Data Privacy


What is Global Privacy Control? How organizations are teaming up to prevent your personal data from being sold

The Global Privacy Control feature is a setting in some browsers and plug-ins designed to protect you against websites selling your personal data. Bill Hinton/Getty Images The Global Privacy Control (GPC) feature is a setting in some browsers and plug-ins to tell websites not to sell your personal data. GPC is found in a small number of browsers and plug-ins, and compliance is optional. The GPC is being developed by a consortium of tech companies and publishers. Visit Insider's Tech R...
Tags: Apple, Google, California, Trends, Eu, European Union, Digital Privacy, Computers, Browser Extensions, Eff, GPC, Data Privacy, Signal, Web Browser, Gdpr, Dave Johnson


DataGrail snares $30M Series B to help deal with privacy regulations

DataGrail, a startup that helps customers understand where their data lives in order to help comply with a growing body of privacy regulations, announced a $30 million Series B today. Felicis Ventures led the round with help from Basis Set Ventures, Operator Collective and previous investors. One of the interesting aspects of this round was the participation from several strategic investors including HubSpot, Okta and Next47, the venture firm backed by Siemens. The company has now raised over $3...
Tags: Startups, TC, Enterprise, Privacy, Okta, Funding, Siemens, Data Privacy, Felicis Ventures, Crunchbase, Gdpr, SVP, Lindsay, Daniel Barber, Andrew Lindsay, Victoria Treyger


How ShowingTime’s privacy policy ties Zillow’s hands

A legal expert confirmed to Inman that "[Zillow] can’t do things that ShowingTime couldn’t do" with agents' data.
Tags: Security, Technology, Data, Radio, Zillow, Data Privacy, Industry News, Inman, David Klein, Select, Tour Scheduling, ShowtingTime


Mark Zuckerberg reportedly told Facebook staff 'we need to inflict pain' on Apple, in response to criticism over data collection practices

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, and Apple CEO, Tim Cook. Nick Wass/Associated Press/Apple Mark Zuckerberg told Facebook staff 'we need to inflict pain' on Apple in 2018, per The WSJ. The CEO was thought to have made the comments amid scrutiny of Facebook's data collection practices. Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook have been engaged in a feud for many years.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Reports of a long-time feud between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Apple CEO Ti...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Cook, News, Trends, Tech, Tim Cook, Wall Street Journal, Data Privacy, Journal, Zuckerberg, Tech Insider, Mark Zuckberg, Weekend BI UK, Tola Onanuga


Facebook is reportedly building a smartwatch and wants to sell it to you starting next year in exchange for your health data

Charles Platiau/Reuters Facebook is making a smartwatch it hopes to start selling in 2022, reported Friday. The watch will focus on health and messaging and work without a smartphone, according to the report. Facebook's watch could make it less dependent on Apple and Google but also raise privacy concerns. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Facebook is pushing further into the hardware space by building a smartwatch that it plans to start selling to consumers someti...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, Facebook, Hardware, Fitness, Smartwatch, Samsung, Trends, Starbucks, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Data Privacy, Healthtech, Reuters Facebook, Android Facebook


Technology and society 'smashed together in a head-on collision.' Mozilla Foundation surveyed the wreckage.

Facebook, Twitter, Google, and other social media companies faced one of their toughest challenges in 2020 as misinformation surged amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Rafael Henrique/Getty Images In 2020, technology's true impact on society was exposed, a new Mozilla Foundation report argues. It examined how tech shaped debates over racial justice, labor rights, and corporate accountability. In 2021, companies will face pressure to build "responsible" tech, Mozilla's president told Insider. Visit...
Tags: Firefox, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Transparency, Politics, Technology, Microsoft, California, Washington, India, Nigeria, US, Trends, Social Media, Surveillance


Going Android: Ford and Google Enter Six-year Data Partnership

On Monday, Ford and Google jointly announced a strategic, six-year partnership to accelerate the automaker’s connected vehicle and data service programs. Framed as part of Ford’s natural evolution into an information focused mobility firm, the release was loaded with corporate buzz phrases that we had to clean up. But the gist is that Ford would […] The post Going Android: Ford and Google Enter Six-year Data Partnership appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Google, Android, Technology, Big Data, Data, Analytics, Industry, Ford, Autos, Mobility, Google Maps, Data Privacy, Partnership, Data Cloud, Digitalization, Ford Motor Co


New Data Ethics Compass Looks Beyond What’s Simply Legal

WPP's GroupM has unveiled a Data Ethics Compass tool, developed in partnership with client Unilever, that grapples with a concept Jurassic Park's scientists never seemed to grasp. "It is around the notion of 'just because you can, doesn't mean you should,'" explained Krystal Olivieri, GroupM global svp of data strategy and partnerships, echoing a sentiment...
Tags: Advertising, Unilever, Data, Data Privacy, Ad Tech, Data Management, WPP, Groupm, Krystal Olivieri


Is Telegram secure? Here's what you need to know about the messaging app that rivals WhatsApp and Signal

Telegram's default encryption system is cloud-based. Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Telegram is a secure option for messaging due to several features it offers, although there are some weaker areas in its overall security when comparing it to other messaging apps. Usage of the chat platform Telegram has skyrocketed as WhatsApp users flock to alternative platforms amid privacy concerns. Here's what you need to know about Telegram's level of security and how it measur...
Tags: Apple, Cloud, Facebook, Privacy, Russia, Trends, Telegram, Messaging App, Data Privacy, Signal, Encrypted Messaging, Telegram App, Tech Insider, Signal Telegram, Alexander Nemenov, BI-freelancer


Epsilon Agrees to Pay $150 Million for Selling Info Facilitating Elder Fraud

For anyone in the ad industry not yet awake to the importance of data privacy issues, a Department of Justice case has provided a clear wakeup call. Publicis Groupe-owned Epsilon Data Management agreed to a $150 million settlement with the Department of Justice, resolving criminal charges related to the selling of data to perpetrators of...
Tags: Advertising, Department Of Justice, Data Privacy, Publicis Groupe, Epsilon Data Management


IPG CEO Philippe Krakowsky on Disruption, Data and Privacy

IPG's new chief executive is keenly aware of how data is changing the advertising industry, but isn't letting it happen at the expense of creativity. On Tuesday, Adweek CEO Jeff Litvack sat down with Philippe Krakowsky, who succeeded Michael Roth as IPG CEO at the beginning of 2021, for a discussion titled The Path Forward:...
Tags: Advertising, Data Privacy, Michael Roth, IPG, Philippe Krakowsky, Jeff Litvack, 2021 Outlook


WhatsApp's new T&Cs didn't really change anything about sharing your data with Facebook, but you should still use Signal if you care about privacy

WhatsApp; Signal; Samantha Lee/Insider WhatsApp caused a user stampede to rival encrypted messaging app Signal by sending users new terms and conditions. Users were panicked by the notification WhatsApp sent out, thinking it meant the app would share more data with Facebook, its parent company. In fact, WhatsApp was already sharing their data with Facebook — all the notification did was draw attention to it. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On January 6, WhatsApp caused...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, US, Trends, CS, Analysis, Whatsapp, Data Privacy, Signal, Moxie Marlinspike, Woodward, University of Surrey, De Montfort University, Alan Woodward, Tech Insider, Brian Acton


What are Apple's Privacy Nutrition Labels? Here's what you need to know about the new App Store feature that prioritizes user privacy

Apple's new Privacy Nutrition Labels are slowly rolling out in the App Store. Apple Apple's Privacy Nutrition Labels disclose an app's data collection practices and are required of all apps found on the Apple App Store as of December 8, 2020.  These labels fall into three categories: Data Used to Track You, Data Linked to You, and Data Not Linked to You.  Required privacy labels are intended to improve user awareness and help weed out dishonest app developers who look to steal or sell ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Apps, Trends, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Apple App Store, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Melanie Weir, Smartphones (Reference, Sarah Finkel


WhatsApp is delaying a new policy change after critics claimed the update would have turned over user data to Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington DC on Oct. 23, 2019. Facebook owns WhatsApp. Andrew Harnik/AP WhatsApp is delaying by three months the rollout of a new policy that some critics said would turn over user data to Facebook. Users originally were set to opt in or out of the policy change on February 8 and will now not have to until May 15. WhatsApp said the delay is due to "confusion" and "misinformation" surrounding the new policy, which it said will "not expand our ability to shar...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Whatsapp, Washington Dc, Data Privacy, Signal, Messaging Apps, Andrew Harnik, Tech Insider, Facebook Users, Katie Canales, Signal Tesla CEO Elon Musk


Facebook took out full-page newspaper ads blasting Apple for its iOS update that will make it harder for the social media firm to target users with ads

AP; Francois Mori/AP Facebook took out full-page ads in newspapers like The New York Times blasting part of Apple's new software update, which will make it more difficult for Facebook to target users with ads. The update will require app developers including Facebook to ask users for permission to collect and track their data across their devices. The changes impact Facebook's ad business, which relies upon data tracking to inform its algorithm that decides how to personalize ads for each...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Washington Post, US, Trends, Ap, New York Times, App Store, Data Privacy, Dave Stangis, Facebook Apple, US Federal Trade Commission, Craig Federighi Apple, Tom Warren


Uber fined $59 million by California regulators for repeatedly refusing to turn over data about sexual assaults

An Uber logo is shown on a rideshare vehicle during a statewide day of action to demand that ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft follow California law and grant drivers "basic employee rights'', in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 20, 2020. Mike Blake/Reuters Uber must pay a $59.1 million fine in California for repeatedly refusing to turn over data related to its 2019 sexual assault report to the California Public Utilities Commission, an administrative judge ruled Monday. In...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Sexual Assault, California, US, Trends, Regulations, Markets, Commission, Data Privacy, Cpuc, Los Angeles California, California Public Utilities Commission, TNC, Uber and Lyft, Tech Insider


What’s In a Name? Be Mindful For Duplicates When Running Background Checks

Back in law school, I submitted a letter and resume for a summer internship at a Chicago lawfirm.  (We did this via letters back then. Ask your parents.) Imagine my surprise when a week or so later I received a letter offering me a position at the law firm. No long interview sessions. And, well, no interviews at all! But alas, I was quick to realize something was amiss. The letter was addressed to a Daniel  J. Schwartz and referenced Northwestern University; I was at Washington University in St...
Tags: Google, Law, Interview, Confusion, Chicago, Connecticut, St Louis, Burger King, Letter, Data Privacy, Hiring, Northwestern University, Schwartz, Daniel, Stamford, Hartford


This Data Privacy Survey Will Shock You

According to a recent survey CRM Essentials and commissioned by global technology company Zoho, businesses still don’t take data privacy of their customers seriously. It states that 62% of U.S. and Canadian companies don’t inform customers that they allow tracking code from third-party services on their websites, despite the majority claiming to have well-defined consumer data privacy policies that are being strictly applied. It reveals how frequently unethical data collection tactics are used ...
Tags: Small Business, California, Sales, Data Privacy, Zoho, Brent Leary, Vegesna, Raju Vegesna


Apple and Google have reportedly banned a major data broker from collecting location data from users' phones amid scrutiny over its national security work

Mandel Ngan/Getty Images; Denis Balibouse/Reuters Apple and Google have banned X-Mode, a major data broker, from collecting location from users whose mobile devices run iOS and Android, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The tech giants told developers they must remove X-Mode's tracking software or risk being cut off from their app stores — and therefore the vast majority of mobile devices globally. The move by Apple and Google follows recent reports by The Wall Street Journal an...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Google Play Store, Politics, Privacy, US, Trends, Surveillance, Fbi, National Security, Location Tracking, App Store, Department Of Homeland Security, Wyden


BMW Taps Amazon Cloud Computing for Data Lair [Updated]

On Tuesday, BMW announced it would be partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop a cloud-based IT solution allowing it to integrate data and analytics into literally every aspect of the business “from vehicle development to after-sales services.” The automaker said data will now be shifted around liberally between business units and operations in […] The post BMW Taps Amazon Cloud Computing for Data Lair [Updated] appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Amazon, Technology, Big Data, Data, Analytics, Autos, Bmw, Data Privacy, Amazon Web Services, Digitalization, BMW Group, Amazon Web Services AWS, News Blog, Private Data, Cloud Data Hub, BMW Taps Amazon Cloud Computing for Data Lair


BMW Taps Amazon Cloud Computing for Data Lair

On Tuesday, BMW announced it would be partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop a cloud-based IT solution allowing it to integrate data and analytics into literally every aspect of the business “from vehicle development to after-sales services.” The automaker said data will now be shifted around liberally between business units and operations in […] The post BMW Taps Amazon Cloud Computing for Data Lair appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Amazon, Technology, Big Data, Data, Analytics, Autos, Bmw, Data Privacy, Amazon Web Services, Digitalization, BMW Group, Amazon Web Services AWS, News Blog, Private Data, Cloud Data Hub, BMW Taps Amazon Cloud Computing for Data Lair


What Every Small Business Needs to Know About the California Privacy Regulation Act

By Harry Maugans In the crush of all the election news, you may have missed a major milestone: Californians approved the nation’s most ambitious privacy regulations. The California Privacy Regulation Act, or the CPRA, ushers in a raft of new rules that may apply to many small and medium-sized businesses. Even if your company doesn’t do business in California, it’s helpful to understand these privacy regulations. Without a national privacy law, the CPRA may become the blueprint for privacy nation...
Tags: Security, Legal, Privacy, Law, California, Government, Sales, America, Regulations, Data, Data Privacy, Facebook Twitter, CCPA, CPRA, Key Lessons for Entrepreneurs Starting A Business, California Privacy Regulation Act