Cal Students Warned Of Massive Personal Data Breach After Cyberattack Hits Entire UC SystemStaff and students at the University of California at Berkeley and other UC campuses statewide are being advised to take immediate steps to protect their personal information in the wake of a national cyberattack.
Feds Order Facebook, Twitter, Other Social Media To Provide Info On Personal Data CollectionFederal regulators ordered Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, TikTok’s parent and other social media companies to provide detailed information on how they collect and use consumers’ personal data.
California DMV Earned $51 Million From Selling Drivers' Personal Info Last Year, Report FindsA new report shows the California Department of Motor Vehicles is cashing in by selling drivers' personal information, to the tune of tens of millions of dollars.
Apps Found Sending Personal Health, Other Sensitive Data to FacebookSeveral smartphone apps have been discovered to transmit sensitive user data, including information such as heart rates and pregnancy status, to Facebook without users' consent.
Newsom Calls For 'Data Dividend,' Wants Users To Profit From Online DataCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has set off a flurry of speculation after he said the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make by capitalizing on personal data they collect.
Facebook Under Fire In France For Using Data Of 30 Million Users Without ConsentTwo agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users there without their knowledge.
Google Ordered To Delete Personal Data From British Street View ProjectBritain’s data regulator has ordered Google to delete personal data scooped up in its Street View project—or face contempt of court.
California High Court Lets Online Stores Get Personal DataA narrowly divided California Supreme Court has refused to block Apple Inc. and other online retailers from requiring customers using credit cards to provide their home addresses and phone numbers.