Data Protection Authority Investigates Avast for Selling Users’ Browsing History
The move comes after a joint Motherboard and PCMag investigation uncovered details of the data collection through a series of leaked documents.
Avast Antivirus Is Shutting Down Its Data Collection Arm, Effective Immediately
Avast will no longer collect or sell its users' internet browsing data and will "wind down Jumpshot's operations, with immediate effect."
Experts Say Law Should Change to Stop DMVs From Selling Your Personal Data
Motherboard found that DMVs across the country are selling personal data likely without drivers’ knowledge, including to private investigators.
Black Market T-Mobile Location Data Tied to Spot of a Triple Murder
In 2017, two bounty hunters and a fugitive died in a chaotic shoot-out. Shortly after their deaths, someone started tracking one of the bounty hunter's phones.