privacy

San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as the technology creeps increasingly into daily life.
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May 14, 2019 - 6:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates. The ban is part of broader...
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Family selfie.
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May 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Could Gwyneth Paltrow's daughter sue her for sharing a photo? After Gwyneth Paltrow shared a selfie with her 14-year-old daughter, Apple Martin, on her Instagram feed, Apple wrote in the comments section, "Mom we have...
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Tesla (TSLA) doesn't exactly do "early," but this is a little nuts.
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April 24, 2019 - 6:51 pm
By Seth Fiegerman, CNN Business (CNN) -- Facebook is bracing for a massive fine from federal regulators after a year of data privacy scandals. Facebook said Wednesday that it expects an ongoing investigation from the Federal Trade Commission could result in fines ranging from $3 billion to $5...
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Cameras filmed activity in three labor and delivery rooms at the Women's Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, California.
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April 02, 2019 - 6:45 pm
By John Bonifield, CNN (CNN) -- A women's hospital in California used hidden cameras to secretly record approximately 1,800 patients without their consent, according to a lawsuit. The recordings filmed activity in three labor and delivery rooms at the Women's Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2016, file photo, new features of Messenger are displayed during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco.
Eric Risberg/AP Photo, File
March 12, 2019 - 8:17 pm
(AP) — Facebook, already the leader in enabling you to share photos, videos and links, now wants to be a force in messaging, commerce, payments and just about everything else you do online. The company's ambitions harken to how WeChat has become the centerpiece of digital lifein China, where people...
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In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, File
March 07, 2019 - 9:57 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After building a social network that turned into a surveillance system, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's shifting his company's focus to messaging services designed to serve as fortresses of privacy. Instead of just being the network that connects everyone, Facebook wants...
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Tim Jimenez
March 07, 2019 - 8:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerburg says changes are coming, and the focus will be on users' privacy, in a long post called "A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking." Zuckerberg says the way things are going, a lot more people are gravitating...
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March 04, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A California court recently decided whether the police have the right to make you open your cell phone — with your face. California police wanted to access Facebook Messenger communications as part of an investigation, so...
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Dreamstime
February 15, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Do you consider your face a "private part"? You don't have a legal right to expect privacy for something that is out in public — like your face, which can be seen when you go outside. But facial recognition software finds...
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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2014, file photo shows the Facebook app icon on an iPhone in New York. Apple says it has banned a Facebook-made app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their data.
AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof, File
January 30, 2019 - 8:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use. In doing so, Apple closed off Facebook's efforts to sidestep Apple's app store and its tighter rules on privacy. The tech blog TechCrunch reported...
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