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  • Senate heads toward vote on CISA cyberthreat info sharing bill

    The U.S. Senate could take a preliminary vote as soon as Wednesday on a controversial bill intended to encourage businesses to share cyberthreat information with each other and with government agencies, despite concerns that the legislation would allow the widespread sharing of personal customer data.

    Written by Grant Gross05 Aug. 15 01:42
  • Lawmakers call for investigation of Verizon supercookies

    Government agencies should investigate whether Verizon Wireless' use of so-called supercookies to track the online activities of its subscribers amount to privacy violations, three U.S. senators said Friday.

    Written by Grant Gross07 Feb. 15 05:06
  • Study: Many websites 'leaking' personal info to other firms

    Many top websites share their visitors' names, usernames or other personal information with their partners without telling users and, in some cases, without knowing they're doing it, according to a new study from Stanford University.

    Written by Grant Gross12 Oct. 11 05:34
  • Study: Ad networks not honoring do-not-track promises

    Some online advertising networks continue to track Web users after tracking opt-out requests, even though the networks have promised to honor those questions, according to a new study from Stanford University's Center for Internet Society.

    Written by Grant Gross15 July 11 06:12
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