Feb 172020
 February 17, 2020  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Govt

Natalia Drozdiak reports: For years, Facebook Inc. lobbied governments against imposing tough regulations, warning in some cases that they could harm the company’s business model. Now, it’s pleading for new rules for the good of its business. “If we don’t create standards that people feel are legitimate, they won’t trust institutions or technology,” Facebook’s [Read More…]

Feb 122020
 February 12, 2020  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Surveillance

Jon Brodkin reports: US officials say they have evidence that Huawei has backdoor access to mobile-phone networks around the world, according to a Wall Street Journal article published today. “We have evidence that Huawei has the capability secretly to access sensitive and personal information in systems it maintains and sells around the [Read More…]

Feb 102020
 February 10, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Laws

Lauren Feiner reports: As California’s digital privacy bill hurtles toward the first day of enforcement on July 1, federal lawmakers are under pressure to establish a national standard. Several proposals are making their way around Congress but two points of contention still threaten to hold up negotiations over new legislation. First is [Read More…]