California's Attorney General Kamala Harris addressed mobile developers on Wednesday morning regarding mobile application privacy and her offices' commitment to consumer privacy at The Future of Privacy+Innovation: A Workshop for App Developers in San Francisco. While the Attorney General has made it clear that consumer protection and application transparency are top...
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Our move to mobile devices and the cloud are ushering in a whole new set of concerns for privacy and security
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HARRISBURG - A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision ending a candidate's effort to prevent disclosure of his home address has produced conflicting responses, including a request that Commonwealth Court throw out a nearly 4-year-old dispute over the privacy of teachers' home addresses.
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Mobile app developers face a huge challenge in keeping up with the fast-changing landscape of data privacy law. They got some tips Wednesday at a conference devoted to the topic in San Francisco.The services mobile apps provide, which often draw on location, contact lists and other personal data, are raising more and more questions about how appropriately that data is...
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Rep. Hank Johnson this week proposed new legislation intended to increase consumer privacy on mobile devices.
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California lawmakers are attempting to address privacy concerns as pilotless aircraft are being considered for a wide range of uses.
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E-commerce trade group NetChoice takes aim at state legislation -- and at open access and privacy advocates -- in the newest list of bills it deems would be awful for the Internet. Topping NetChoice's latest iAWFUL (Internet Advocates' Watchlist for Ugly Laws) list are a number of California proposals aimed at protecting privacy that would create regulations for Internet...
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Problematic privacy issues could be the real reason Google is planning to permanently power off its Reader service in July.
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The wealth of personal data that mobile apps collect on their users needs to be conspicuously stated to consumers or developers could face legal heat, California attorney general Kamala D. Harris said Wednesday.Rather than resorting to subpoenas and enforcement actions, the California attorney general's office is in the midst of a crusade of sorts built around encouraging...
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A group of data protection officials from across Europe has published its opinion on smartphone apps. It makes for ugly reading, as the fragmentation of the mobile ecosystem renders compliance near-impossible.
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