Employee surveillance is proliferating ... and other privacy and security news

Privacy


Ways to track employees are proliferating

and other ways to collect consumer data are expanding as well

So what’s happening with all the data?


We Need to Take Back Our Privacy – a great review of the digital privacy risks in our lives!


How GDPR Is Failing – how can consumers consent when they don’t understand the algorithms? Another case where collateral impacts of a technology advance are ignored.


Security


Every technology advance opens up new angles of attack

Facebook rated least safe e-commerce option in government rankings



Regulation


The FTC is starting to move


In Europe, the cops are on the beat, too

and they’re looking to tighten their focus: Europe moves closer to stricter cybersecurity standards, reporting regs


Senate bill would break up Google’s ad business – dis-aggregating part of the advertising process


Odds and ends

Apple will let your subscription apps charge you more money without asking

Tesla in FSD Narrowly Avoids Head-On Collision While Pulling Into Tesla Store

Microsoft reportedly censors searches for politically sensitive Chinese personalities

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