Personal Data

Jehovah's Witnesses must ask permission before collecting personal data on the doorstep

Religious groups must comply with data protection laws, the European Court has warned, as it rules that Jehovah's Witnesses must ask permission before collecting personal data on the doorstep.<p>In a ruling made following an appeal by the Finnish arm of the religious group, the Court of Justice of the …

Privacy

What if people were paid for their data?

“DATA SLAVERY.” Jennifer Lyn Morone, an American artist, thinks this is the state in which most people now live. To get free online services, she …

Artificial Intelligence

Rethinking Personal Data - Reports - World Economic Forum

Strengthening trust requires innovation along multiple fronts and over a longer time horizon. Despite the long-term nature of the evolution, …

Innovation

5 Ways Companies Use Your Cellphone Location Data

U.S. wireless carriers said they would cut off two middlemen, but they aren’t the only firms using your location data<p>The smartphones at the center of consumers’ lives generate vast streams of data on where they live, work and travel, and how wireless giants like AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications …

Verizon

Future of Financial Services 2015 - Reports - World Economic Forum

How will disaggregating forces across the value chain change the insurance landscape in the future?<p>Connected cars, homes and lifestyles may still be …

Financial Services

Save 95% on this VPN with a zero logging policy

Salon Marketplace<p>July 15, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>We share huge amounts of personal data on a daily basis whenever we browse the internet — and it's essential to protect that information, especially if you're using your smartphone or internet-connected device on a public Wi-Fi connection. Most VPNs will …

IT

Free credit monitoring sign-up falters, despite Georgia data breach

Fewer than 10,000 people have signed up for the free credit monitoring the state offered after a massive data breach in the Georgia Secretary of …

Georgia (U.S. State)

The Adobe Formula For GDPR Compliance

GDPR is here, but email marketers are dealing with it in different ways, depending on their level of risk. Many are trying to comply using tools such …

Advertising Industry

Sunday Deals: Save 88% On the CyberGhost VPN Lifetime Subscription

We have an awesome deal on the CyberGhost VPN Lifetime Subscription in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store you can save 88% off the normal price.<p>The …

Gear & Gadgets

Who is the Data Controller and Processor on your blockchain?

The newly implemented General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to processing of personal data by “Data Controllers” and “Processors”. GDPR …

Blockchain

Why I took my bonus in Bitcoin

Flashback to 2013, before Bitcoin and blockchain took the public by storm. I was sitting at home when my teenage son asked me when Overstock was going to start accepting Bitcoin as payment. To be honest, at the time I didn’t even know what Bitcoin was, let alone other cryptocurrencies or …

Blockchain

The Ethics of Research on Leaked Data: Ashley Madison - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | July 14, 2018 9:07 am<p><b>A paper just published</b> reports that Republicans are more likely to have used the adultery website Ashley …

Ashley Madison

A Customer Service Bill of Rights

Source: Pixabay.com<p>Last week, the U.S. celebrated Independence Day, commemorating both the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the …

Customer Experience

GANA: Introducing How To Adopt Artificial Intelligence Technology To The Cannabis Industry

ADVANTAGES<br>Integrity & Reliability : GANA establishes a transparent data management method using the blockchain technology to block any intentional …

Cannabis Industry

Home

Your data<br>is <b>your</b> data<p>We build desirable, open source,<br>privacy-enabled smartphone operating systems.<br>We are <b>/e/</b>.<p>We build desirable, open …

IT

Regulate use of facial recognition technology: Microsoft

New York, July 14 (IANS) Microsoft has become the first tech giant to initiate a call for regulations to limit the use of facial recognition …

Surveillance

FitStation powered by HP announces two new partnerships

The digital foot scanning platform enables customers to create their own custom footwear.<p>By Michelle Martin — November 29, 2017<p>Courtesy of …

Business Development

Security Holes Take Out Google's Orkut

The Register reports that Social Networking services like Friendster or Google’s Orkut are huge targets for hackers.<p>The name means “to cum” in …

Search Engines

News — At The Edge — 7/14

<i>Shape of the near future — </i><b>multi-assistant world, data slavery, justice and drones</b><i> — depends on the resolution of some hard …

Artificial Intelligence

The Middle Class Cannot Afford America Anymore

This week, journalist and author Alissa Quart talks about how the middle class in America is disappearing.<p>Welcome to the 177th episode of the Inc. Uncensored podcast, hosted by Inc.'s editor-in-chief James Ledbetter.<p>This week, journalist Alissa Quart visits the studio to talk about her new book …

Money

Facebook says Indonesian user data not misused

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Social media giant Facebook has assured the Indonesian government that personal data of about one million of its citizens had not been improperly accessed by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.<p>Facebook has faced intense scrutiny, including multiple official investigations …

Social Media

Illinois election officials: 'Very likely' state was target of Russian hackers

Illinois election officials believe their agency “very likely” was the target of a hack of voter data referred to in an indictment of two Russian …

Chicago

How blockchain will transform media, marketing and personal data - Sydney

Please join Aquent, Firebrand Talent and Vitamin T at our free, morning #Digitalks event on Friday, 3rd August.<p><b>How blockchain will transform media,</b> …

IT

Think You've Got Nothing to Hide? Think Again — Why Data Privacy Affects Us All

We all hear about privacy, but do we really understand what this means? According to privacy law expert Robert B. Standler, privacy is “the …

Privacy

Here’s where you can file a complaint in case your GDPR rights have been violated

Each EU member state has its own data protection authority. You can reach out to whichever authority you choose with questions and complaints — it …

Europe

2 Dem Senators Call for Probe of Smart TV Industry

Sens. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., concerned companies are tracking consumer's television viewing habits, are calling for an …

Conservative View

Canadian court rebuffs tobacco firm in major damages suit

OTTAWA (AFP) -<p>US cigarette maker Philip Morris suffered a setback Friday in a long-running suit when Canada's Supreme Court denied it access to personal data on people suffering from tobacco-related diseases.<p>Since 2001, British Columbia province has been fighting a legal battle against 14 tobacco …

British Columbia

Daily Deal: VPNSecure Subscription

Internet threats are a real thing - and surfing the web on a public connection can result in your personal data falling into the wrong hands. While …

IT

FTC Urged To Stop Facebook From Sharing Data With Researchers

The Federal Trade Commission should block Facebook from transferring data about users to the research commission Social Science One, the Electronic …

Privacy

The Weekend Reader: Three Must-Reads

Every weekend we select a handful of in-depth articles we think are worth a bit of your time, either because they peel back the layers on a compelling business story, or somehow make us look at business in a different light. In a world buzzing with budget carriers, Emirates Airline is flying in the …

Economics