Scammer Impersonating Santa Rosa PD Calling Sex Offenders For Private InfoA man impersonating a Santa Rosa Police Department employee is targeting registered sex offenders.
Oakland Mulls Ban On Controversial Face Recognition TechnologyPrivacy advocates in Oakland are proposing a ban on the city’s use of controversial facial recognition technology.
Facebook Bracing For $3-5 Billion In Federal Trade Commission FinesFacebook is bracing for a massive fine from federal regulators after a year of data privacy scandals.
Facebook To Use AI To Prevent Painful Reminders About Dead Loved OnesFacebook says it will change the rules for how it deals with profiles of people who have died.
Supreme Court: Google Class-Action Case Should Be RevisitedThe Supreme Court on Wednesday directed a lower court to take another look at a lawsuit that involved Google and privacy concerns and ended in a class-action settlement.
Can Zuckerberg Really Make A Privacy-Friendly Facebook?It's a major bet by Zuckerberg, who sees it as a way to push Facebook more firmly into a messaging market that's growing faster than its main social networking business.
Zuckerberg Lays Out Plans To Make Facebook 'Privacy Focused'Mark Zuckerberg wants to reposition Facebook as a privacy-focused platform.
Facebook Under Fire For Phone Number Look-Up FeatureFacebook is facing criticism for not allowing users to opt out of a feature that lets people look them up using their phone number or email address.
Californians May Be Allowed To Sue Companies For Violating Privacy ProtectionsCalifornia residents could be getting even more rights when it comes to protecting their data.
California Consumer Data Privacy Protections Expanded Under Proposed LawCalifornia consumers would have more power to sue corporations for misusing their data under a proposal to expand what already is the nation's most far-reaching law protecting personal information.
Facebook Posts Record $6.9 Billion Profit Amid Privacy ScandalsFacebook's revenue for the quarter rose 30% to $16.9 billion, according to its latest earnings report released Wednesday.
French Privacy Watchdog Slaps Google With $57 Million FineFrance's data privacy watchdog has fined Google $57 million, the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy rules that took effect last year.
BevMo Website Breach Affects Thousands Of Customers' Credit DataThousands of customers' credit card data was compromised during a data breach of BevMo's website, according to a notice filed to the California Attorney General's Office.
Telephone Scam Demands Fee, Social Security Number To Unlock AccountTelephone scammers impersonating the Social Security Administration are trying get identification numbers and money from unsuspecting Bay Area residents.
NYT: Facebook Offered Big Tech Firms More User Data Than Previously RevealedFacebook, based in Menlo Park, offered more of its users' data to companies including Microsoft and Amazon than it has admitted, according to a new report by The New York Times.