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Data-Privacy-Day-2020-is-here

Data Privacy Day 2020 is here


Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by

Data Privacy Day is here, and with the recent implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act, the timing could not be better to discuss the importance of taking steps to protect sensitive data while also keeping personal data private and secure. Similar to GDPR, CCPA will have a profound impact on data privacy and protection, making this year’s Data Priv...


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The DMV is selling driver data and Eve Maler weighs in


Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by

Motherboard broke the news on September 6 that Departments of Motor Vehicles (DMVs) around the nation have been making millions by selling drivers’ personally identifiable information to thousands of businesses. Amongst the DMVs customers are insurance agencies, tow companies, data brokers and even private investigators – all who are able to purchase records...


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Delivering personalized experiences without being creepy like Amazon


Thursday, May 23, 2019 by

Amazon has seeped its way into every inch of our lives, and it’s increasingly difficult to ignore Bezos’s touch as Amazon presence rapidly monopolizes books (Kindle, Audible and Goodreads), groceries (Whole Foods), clothes (Zappos), movies (IMDB), news (Washington Post), gadgets (Ring and Alexa), space travel (Blue Origin), medicine (PillPack) and more. B...


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Detecting PII and sensitive data in motion becomes a reality


Tuesday, March 19, 2019 by

Io-Tahoe has released the latest version of its Smart Data Discovery platform, Smart Streaming Discovery - with the ability to perform real-time data discovery on a wide range of streaming data. The capability, believed to be the first of its kind, allows Io-Tahoe’s customers to discover PII (Personally Identifiable Information) and other sensitive data “in ...


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UK parliamentary report says Facebook should be regulated


Monday, February 18, 2019 by

Facebook and its executives have been labeled "digital gangsters" in a UK parliamentary report that calls for the company to be regulated, after an 18-month long investigation. The 180-page document says that Facebook willfully broke data privacy and competition laws. A summary of the UK parliamentary report finds Compulsory Code of Ethics for te...


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US tech companies with customers in Europe should worry about Brexit


Friday, November 16, 2018 by

The terms of the impending exit of the UK from the European Union have yet to be resolved, which leaves many American software companies doing business in the EU in a state of confusion. With March 29, 2019, looming - the official date of withdrawal - the chance of a "hard" Brexit increases, in which the UK fully leaves the European Union and its taxes and tra...


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How to earn more revenue from your Android apps


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by

When you hear that Android app revenues are set to top iOS revenue in 2017 and that global app revenue is also set to reach $102 billion by 2020, you can be forgiven for thinking that everyone in the app economy is smiling to the bank. However, according to Vision Mobile, 64 per cent of Android app developers are operating under a ‘poverty threshold’ of $500 per month i...


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VPNs will not protect your privacy but this might


Monday, April 10, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Shaun Murphy, CEO of sndrCongress repealed FCC privacy regulations, set by Obama’s administration, that required Internet Service Provider’s (ISP’s) to obtain affirmative consent from customers before storing and using personal data for any purpose. This revelation has raised privacy concerns among consumers, and has sparked a debate of...


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How the new US administration will effect Internet privacy


Thursday, February 2, 2017 by

NordVPN has observed a notable increase in inquiries immediately after the U.S. election and a stable growth of interest from Americans ever since.As the new U.S. President starts his four-year term, many wonder what will be the new policy on government surveillance of ordinary citizens. President Donald Trump, while being vague on his views concerning Internet privacy,...


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ADM Weekly News Roundup For December 7th, 2013


Saturday, December 7, 2013 by

From the Editors DeskThe December issue is here and we invite you to check it out! There are several editorials in this issue geared towards our end of the year thoughts, and need to know info to help you launch into 2014 wtih a bang! Speaking of, we are gearing up for our first event coming in February; Apps World North America in San Francisco and it is look...


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FTC to Discuss Emerging Consumer Privacy Issues in Spring 2014 Seminars


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by

On Monday, December 2nd, the Federal Trade Commission announced three consumer privacy issues it plans to examine in 2014. As part of this initiative, the FTC will hold three events in 2014 that focus on mobile tracking, consumer online scoring and user-generated health data next year. The first seminar on February 19 will discuss technology that allows business to trac...


What-Every-App-Developer-Needs-to-Know-About-the-NTIA

What Every App Developer Needs to Know About the NTIA's Code of Conduct


Tuesday, November 5, 2013 by

Voluntary and Short...Really? I have come to a recent belief; fewer and fewer things in life seem to be voluntary, even though they say they are and even less are shorter than you think they should be. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (“NTIA”) Short Form Notice Code of Conduct published on July 25, 2013 seems consistent with these belief...


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Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights


Sunday, December 9, 2012 by

The Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights is an effort by the Unites States Government to put privacy first for consumers and force digital information companies to be "within the law" when it comes to what sort of information they can gather, and use. As an app developer you need to pay close attention to this story because it will directly effect the way your...