data privacy

  1. cageymaru

    Students Revolt Against Facebook Sponsored "Summit Learning" Curriculum

    Students at Brooklyn's Secondary School for Journalism staged a walkout in protest of the adoption of Facebook sponsored educational tools. Summit Learning is a web-based curriculum designed by Facebook engineers and is financially backed by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla...
  2. cageymaru

    Tim Cook Slams Data Collection as 'Weaponized Against Us with Military Efficiency'

    Apple CEO Tim Cook's impassioned speech at a privacy conference in Brussels slammed data collection companies for committing surveillance on their users to fuel oppressive regimes and monetary gains from selling private user data. Tim Cook says, "We shouldn't sugarcoat the consequences. This is...
  3. cageymaru

    Tech Corporations to Testify Before the US Senate About Data Privacy Practices

    Representatives from multiple internet based businesses and ISPs are scheduled to testify about their consumer data privacy practices before the U.S. Senate. This is being done so that lawmakers can eventually draft new laws to protect consumer data privacy. "U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.)...