The Banning Surveillance Advertising Act, introduced by Reps. Anna G. Eshoo of California and Jan Schakowsky of Illinois, and Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, aims to do exactly that.
Brian Acton is taking over as Moxie Marlinspike steps down as Signal's CEO.
The Australian Federal Police has entered a second phase of arrests based on messages gathered through Anom.
The move comes after Motherboard reported that apps working with a location data vendor called Huq were collecting data even when users opted-out.
NSO Group told Motherboard it immediately terminated the relevant customers' access to the system.
Videos, documents, and other files obtained by Motherboard show how the company functioned as an entity in its own right.
A court in Finland ruled that the messages could not be used as evidence against two particular suspects. But the ruling could have a knock-on effect with other cases.
Travelers to the country are having their biometric data given to private companies under a program recently uncovered by civil rights advocates.
The news around location data firm Huq shows that data companies may not even really know if they've received consent to harvest information from ordinary phones.
The funding solidifies Wickr's position as an encrypted chat platform for government agencies.
A UK labor union is taking Uber to court after one of its members was fired for failing two of Uber’s facial recognition checks.