Bernie Sanders Says DMVs Should Stop Profiting From Drivers’ Personal Data
The comments follow Motherboard’s investigation into how DMVs are selling drivers’ data.
DMVs Are Selling Your Data to Private Investigators
You gave them your data in exchange for a driver’s license. DMVs are making tens of millions of dollars selling it, documents obtained by Motherboard show.
Instagram Launches Bug Bounty for Apps that Steal User Data
On Wednesday, Facebook expanded beyond its bounties for third party apps stealing user data to also apply to Instagram.
Data Broker LocationSmart Will Fight Class Action Lawsuit Over Selling AT&T Data
Earlier this week the EFF and a law firm filed a class action lawsuit against AT&T and two data brokers. Now one of those data companies says it'll fight the lawsuit.
When Myspace Was King, Employees Abused a Tool Called ‘Overlord’ to Spy on Users
Several employees were caught abusing the tool, which let them read users’ messages and passwords.