Jul 022022
 
 July 2, 2022  Posted by  Business

Alex Barinka reports: TikTok, the viral video-sharing app owned by China’s ByteDance Ltd., said certain employees outside the US can access information from American users, stoking further criticism from lawmakers who have raised alarms about the social network’s data-sharing practices. The company’s admission came in a letter to nine US senators [Read More…]

Jul 022022
 
 July 2, 2022  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Online, Surveillance, U.S.

Olivia Olander reports: Google will delete location data after people visit abortion clinics, domestic violence shelters and other sensitive locations, the tech giant announced in a blog post Friday. The update “will take effect in the coming weeks,” Jen Fitzpatrick, a senior vice president at Google, wrote in a blog post. [Read More…]

Jul 022022
 
 July 2, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Healthcare
Online Abortion Pill Provider Hey Jane Used Tracking Tools That Sent Visitor Data to Meta, Google, and Others

Online Abortion Pill Provider Hey Jane Used Tracking Tools That Sent Visitor Data to Meta, Google, and Others Personal information from reviewers was also exposed until The Markup’s inquiry By: Jon Keegan and Dara Kerr Hey Jane, an online abortion pill provider, performs a service that pro-choice advocates say has become [Read More…]

Jul 022022
 
 July 2, 2022  Posted by  Business, Court, Featured News, Govt, Surveillance

Edward Hasbrouck writes: Ongoing litigation on behalf of journalist Thomas Brewster and Forbes Media has revealed a few more details about how computerized reservation systems (CRSs) collaborate with the US government to surveil travelers. It has also prompted new denials by some of those CRS companies that range from misdirection to out-and-out lies. In 2020, Forbes published a report by [Read More…]