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The Israeli government has reauthorized the General Security Agency to share metadata with the Ministry of Health for the purpose of combating the coronavirus.
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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on April 9 ruled that the Facebook users could pursue several wiretap and privacy claims against the company. The plaintiffs allege that Facebook tracked logged-out users’ internet activity by storing cookies on their browsers when they visited outside websites containing Facebook plug-ins and then sold personal profiles based on that data to advertisers.
Lawmakers worry that TikTok is a national security threat. But it’s important to decouple the risks of the app.
Across the United States and Europe, the act of clicking “I have read and agree” to terms of service is the central legitimating device for global tech platforms’ data-driven activities. In the European Union, the General Data Protection Regulation has recently come into force, introducing stringent new criteria for consent and stronger protections for individuals. Yet the entrenched long-term focus on users’ control and consent fails to protect consumers who face increasingly intrusive data collection practices.
The advocate general’s opinion details some important new jurisprudence about how the EU may look at foreign intelligence surveillance in the future.
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