News tagged with privacy

Uber agrees to share passenger trip data with Boston

Uber has reached an agreement with Boston to share information about the trips passengers take using its on-demand service, a turnaround for a company that in the past has been reluctant to hand over data to government regulators.

dateJan 14, 2015 in Business
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FTC chief says gadget industry must prioritize privacy

While consumer electronics companies are celebrating a coming bonanza of health trackers, connected cars and "smart" home appliances, the head of the Federal Trade Commission is pressing the tech industry to protect consumer ...

dateJan 06, 2015 in Security
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US senators seek information on FBI phone tracking

Leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday they were seeking answers from the Obama administration about federal law enforcement's use of surveillance technology that sweeps up basic cellphone data.

dateJan 01, 2015 in Security
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