News tagged with privacy

Encryption method takes authentication to a new level

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed new kinds of encryption methods for improving the privacy protection of consumers to enable safer, more reliable and easier-to-use user authentication than current systems ...

dateSep 30, 2016 in Security
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How will Facebook Live challenge privacy law?

In July, videos of the fatal police shootings of Alton Sterling—a black man in Louisiana—and Philando Castile—a black man in Minnesota—went viral on social media. The immediate aftermath of the Castile shooting was ...

dateSep 07, 2016 in Internet
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Telefonica eyes slice of data-sharing pie for users

Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica is working on a platform that could allow its clients to ask to be paid for the use of their personal data by internet titans like Google and Facebook, a company spokesman said Tuesday.

dateSep 06, 2016 in Telecom
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