The Name:Wreck flaws in TCP/IP are the latest in a series of vulnerabilities with global implications.
Roskomnadzor proposes to expand the law on personal data to foreign Internet sites and restrict cross-border data transfer in order to protect the rights of citizens.
Dark patterns online have gotten attention mostly in academia until recently, when research started informing tech policy.
A clear majority of voters in Switzerland have rejected a law governing a proposed electronic identity system.
“We believe that each and every customer paying for your internet service has the right to determine how their personal data will be used, on an opt-in basis,” Mozilla, the Internet Society, PublicKnowledge and others said in an open letter to the CEOs of T-Mobile AT&T and Verizon.
Campaigners complain of ‘staggering lack of transparency’ around mass data collection experiment.
Attorneys for Google battled it out with a group of plaintiffs who say the company violated their privacy by storing their web browsing history even though they took a specific step they believed would shield them from being tracked.
Invisible pixels used to track email activity are now an “endemic” issue that breaches our privacy, analysts suggest. Critics suggest the practice is marketing gone too far.
The constitutional court banned the South African state from bulk surveillance of online communication, preventing security agencies from hoovering up Internet data.