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  • US privacy group complains about Uber data collection

    Uber Technologies' new data collection policy, allowing the ride-hailing company to access a user's location even when the smartphone app is not actively in use, violates the privacy rights and personal safety of U.S. customers, according to a complaint filed Monday by a privacy group.

    Written by Grant Gross23 June 15 04:15
  • EPIC appeals to court for FAA drone privacy rules

    The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) asked an appeals court on Tuesday to force the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to come up with privacy rules concerning drones.

    Written by Martyn Williams01 April 15 09:55
  • Samsung faces complaint in US FTC over Smart TV 'surveillance'

    A complaint filed by a privacy group to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission charged that Samsung's Smart TVs intercept and record private communications of consumers in their homes, violating a number of rules including the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.

    Written by John Ribeiro26 Feb. 15 17:04