Google Sued for Allegedly Selling User Data

Google is facing another privacy-related lawsuit, this time for allegedly doing something the company promised it would never do: sell user data.

Microsoft Will Keep EU Data in the EU

Microsoft has upped its commitment to EU data privacy, promising to keep EU data within the bloc.

Facebook and Instagram Try to Scare iOS Users Into Accepting Tracking

Facebook and Instagram are resorting to scare tactics to convince iOS users to allow the companies to track them.

Roku Loses YouTube TV App

Roku has officially lost the YouTube TV app, after previously warning its customers of the possibility.

User Data at Heart of Roku and Google/YouTube TV Dispute

Roku has accused Google of “predatory, anti-competitive and discriminatory” actions regarding its YouTube TV streaming service.

Huawei Could Monitor Calls on One of the Largest Dutch Wireless Networks

Huawei is facing accusations that it had the access and ability to monitor all the calls made on KPN’s wireless network, one of the largest in the Netherlands.

EFF Partners With DuckDuckGo, Adopts Its HTTPS Dataset

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is partnering with DuckDuckGo to include the latter’s HTTPS dataset in its HTTPS Everywhere browser extension.

Irish Commission Investigating Facebook Over Data Leak

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) is investigating Facebook over the 533 million user records that appeared online.

EU Set to Ban AI-Based Mass Surveillance

The European Union is preparing to pass rules that would ban AI-based mass surveillance, in the strongest repudiation of surveillance yet.

German Regulator Wants to Stop WhatsApp/Facebook Data Sharing

A German regulator is the latest to object to data being shared between WhatsApp and Facebook, and is taking steps to stop it.