The Safe Harbor Privacy Principles issued by the US Department of Commerce in July 2000 was the first framework for regulating transatlantic exchanges of personal data for commercial purposes between the European Union and the United States.
"YouTube, and its parent company Google, are ignoring laws designed to protect children," Foxglove wrote in a press release.That, Foxglove argues, makes YouTube's actions against the law: We think its unlawful because YouTube processes the data of every child who uses the service—including kids under 13.
About five million British kids under 13 years old were allegedly exploited on Youtube, as per the class-action lawsuit filed against the video-sharing platform.McCann claims on the filing that Youtube allegedly breaches the privacy rights and data of their children users in the country.
A consumer privacy campaign group has filed a lawsuit against American companies Salesforce and Oracle over an alleged breach of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation laws.
Clearview AI has been in the spotlight since a January investigation from The New York Times showed that its facial recognition technology was in widespread use among law enforcement agencies and private companies.
ShareTweet A new class action lawsuit in the state of Illinois is trying to bring Facebook to task for illegally harvesting biometrics data, specifically facial recognition data or a “face template.” The lawsuit, Whalen v.
That practice violates an Illinois state law that bans companies from collecting people's biometric data — like a facial recognition scan — without their knowledge or consent, the lawsuit alleges.
Similar to Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act, which has been in place since 2008, the Merkley-Sanders legislation would bar corporations from using facial recognition without the knowledge and explicit affirmative consent of customers.
I wanted to find out how many visitors would engage with a GDPR banner if it were implemented properly and how many would grant consent to their information being collected and shared.
The Federal Court's stay order, which suspends a decision by a lower court, backs the Federal Cartel Office's view that Facebook abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their consent.
A spokesperson for the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of B.C. said in an email, “Our office is aware of the persistent location tracking in the Tim Hortons app as reported by media, and will be looking into the issue in more detail.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) had fined children’s app developer HyperBeard for $4 million but the company pleaded it only had $150,000 to pay for allegedly collecting children’s data in an unlawful way.
(Reuters) - Arizona filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday, alleging that the U.S. tech giant used “deceptive” and “unfair” practices to obtain the location data of users.
The complaint was filed by Max Shrems, an Austrian privacy activist, and accused the search giant of unlawfully monitoring users and passing on the “tracking ID’ to various advertisers.It was filed with the Austrian data protection authority and mainly concerned Android users.
Calling for an investigation into the matter and sanctions on TikTok, the consumer and child privacy groups said the company had failed to delete personal information collected from users aged 13 and under prior to the 2019 settlement order, in breach of the terms of the agreement.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of privacy advocacy organizations is filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday alleging that the popular app TikTok violated a consent decree and a law protecting children’s privacy online.
Some website providers, for example, interpret simply scrolling or swiping on the page as agreeing to their tracking policies.
While the ACLU doesn't expressly oppose apps that use data from people's phones to trace the spread of the virus, the organization says in its advisory that implementation will require a greater level of consent from users - especially when it comes to how their data is shared.
Ordinarily, users should have the choice of whether to opt-in to every new use of their data, but we recognize that obtaining consent to aggregate previously acquired location data to fight COVID-19 may be difficult with sufficient speed to address the public health need.
The site, designed by Verily, the life sciences arm of Google parent Alphabet, was first made public Friday at a White House press conference by President Donald Trump, who said the search giant was working with the US government to provide preliminary screening and information about coronavirus testing.
Clearview collects pictures posted online, combines them in a huge database and lets others - law enforcement agencies, companies, but also some elites - search for your data.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian privacy authorities have launched an investigation into New York-based Clearview AI to determine whether the firm’s use of facial recognition technology complies with the country’s privacy laws, the agencies said on Friday.
"To drive adoption in more schools—and to alleviate legitimate concerns about its history of privacy abuses—Google has been making public statements and promises that are designed to convince parents, teachers, and school officials that Google takes student privacy seriously and that it only collects education-related data from students using its platform," the suit says, adding that Google also made public promises not to mine student data for commercial purposes.
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pupils in California open new Chromebook laptop computers The attorney general of the US state of New Mexico is suing Google, accusing the company of illegally collecting the personal data of school children.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas on Thursday sued Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google search engine, alleging that its educational software collects young students’ personal information without the required parental consent.
The case was brought this month by four telco industry groups in response to a new state-level law aimed at providing Maine residents with privacy protections killed at the federal level by the FCC just days before they were due to take effect.