Data privacy

October 02, 2017 - 5:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Credit report company Equifax said Monday that an additional 2.5 million Americans may have been affected by the massive security breach of its systems, bringing the total to 145.5 million people who had their personal information accessed or stolen. Equifax said the company it...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — State and federal authorities are proposing tougher regulations against Equifax and the entire credit monitoring industry after the company announced that personal information like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans was exposed. This is on top of the lawsuits...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber has agreed to protect customer data and audit the use of rider information in order to settle a complaint filed by the federal government. The Federal Trade Commission says Uber deceived customers by failing to secure data on where riders traveled and neglecting to monitor employee access to the information. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 15, 2017 - 2:11 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect data and audit use of rider information to settle a complaint from the federal government that it deceived customers. The Federal Trade Commission, in a complaint settled on Tuesday, alleged that Uber failed to secure data about rider...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber has agreed to protect customer data and audit the use of rider information in order to settle a complaint filed by the federal government. The Federal Trade Commission says Uber deceived customers by failing to secure data on where riders traveled and neglecting to monitor employee access to the information. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 15, 2017 - 1:38 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect data and audit use of rider information to settle a complaint from the federal government that it deceived customers. The Federal Trade Commission, in a complaint settled on Tuesday, alleged that Uber failed to secure data about rider...
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August 07, 2017 - 8:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain plans to strengthen the online "right to be forgotten" with a law making social media companies delete personal information on request. The government on Monday published details of a Data Protection Bill , including a provision allowing people to ask for personal data held by...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 13, 2016, file photo, a man uses his mobile phone near an Apple store in Beijing. On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Apple announced it will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country’s government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
July 12, 2017 - 10:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. The data center announced Wednesday will be...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 13, 2016, file photo, a man uses his mobile phone near an Apple store in Beijing. On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Apple announced it will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country’s government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
July 12, 2017 - 6:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. The data center announced Wednesday will be...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 13, 2016, file photo, a man uses his mobile phone near an Apple store in Beijing. On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Apple announced it will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country’s government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
July 12, 2017 - 4:39 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. The data center announced Wednesday will be run...
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Apple's John Ternus speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 05, 2017 - 3:09 pm
SAN JOSE, California (AP) — Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling new device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning. New iMacs unveiled Monday at Apple's annual conference for software...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. From left are, TransCanada CEO Russell K. Girling, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Amid staff turmoil and shake-ups, travel bans blocked by federal courts and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, Trump is plucking away at another piece of his agenda: undoing Obama. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 03, 2017 - 7:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the turmoil over staff shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is steadily plugging away at a major piece of his agenda: Undoing Obama. From abortion to energy to climate change and personal investments, Trump is keeping...
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