Coronavirus tracing app gaining traction but privacy remains a concern | Your Morning

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Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind Illuminates a Star Who Believed in Her Craft and Fought for Her Privacy

Because humans, for whatever reason, are drawn to sensationalism, Natalie Wood may now be better known for her mysterious death than for her work as an actor. That’s why the HBO documentary Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind, premiering May 5, … Read more…

Plan to use coronavirus-detecting drones in US abandoned after residents complain of privacy concerns

Last week, it was reported that drone-maker Draganfly’s drones were being tested in the US. The devices use specialized onboard thermal sensors and a smart computer vision system to monitor people’s temperature, heart and respiratory rates from a distance of … Read more…

Google told to respect Europe’s privacy rules as it works on a coronavirus tracing app

Google has been pressured to closely follow Europe’s data privacy rules with the coronavirus tracing apps that it’s developing alongside Apple. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

To Track Virus, Governments Weigh Surveillance Tools That Push Privacy Limits

As the country scrambles to control the virus, government agencies are putting in place or considering a range of tracking and surveillance technologies that test the limits of personal privacy. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand proposes new government agency for internet privacy

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced legislation called the Data Protection Act. This act establishes the creation of a new government agency called the Data Protection Agency (DPA). This new agency would be responsible for protecting consumer data and investigating possible … Read more…

European privacy officials swipe left on Facebook’s dating service

Facebook delayed the European launch of its dating service just one day before its planned rollout, after privacy officials “conducted an inspection” of the company’s Dublin offices.  The social network had planned on launching Facebook Dating in Europe on Feb. … Read more…

1.22.20 Internet privacy law for minors; Paper check fraud grows; Socially responsible investing

Other than recent initiatives in California, the U.S. is lagging when it comes to internet privacy protections. This spring, strict online privacy rules for anyone under 18 will go into effect in Britain. For underage citizens, personal information will be private. … Read more…

Facebook secures a symbolic victory in EU court battle against privacy activist Max Schrems

A legal advisor to the EU’s top court says the use of tools by Facebook and other firms to transfer data abroad is “valid.” International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Privacy groups actually side with Uber in scooter data fight

In Los Angeles, a battle’s been slowly brewing between scooter-shares and the transportation department. Now, privacy organizations are taking sides. Scooter companies like the Uber-owned Jump are not having it with the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) data-gathering policies … Read more…

Full Interview: Edward Snowden On Trump, Privacy, And Threats To Democracy | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Someone hit the $530 million Mega Millions jackpot. Here’s how winners can protect their privacy

A single ticket sold in California — which does not allow winners to remain anonymous — matched all six numbers in Friday night's drawing. Wealth BEST DEAL UPDATE: The Street SPECIAL DEAL UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Health privacy advocates worry DeepMind will break its promise not to share health data with Google

DeepMind Health says that it will be absorbed into Google Health, but it still won't be sharing patient health information with its parent company. Its critics remain concerned. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Sen. Wyden Proposed a CEO-Felling Data Privacy Law. Is Big Tech Ready for It?

Consumers who have clamored for data privacy reform since Equifax’s ransacking and, more recently, Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica debacle have cause to celebrate. On Thursday, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), a prominent privacy hawk, unveiled a draft bill that seeks to slap … Read more…