For businesses and large organizations, a data security breach can result in major costs both for the organization and its customers.
In a court submitted document, the firms said it was “far from clear” that the Facebook gag order had served a compelling government interest.
Security may be a concern to digital media professionals, but the average consumer chooses ease-of-use over tighter security protocols.
Privacy groups want regulators to investigate Facebook’s practice of tracking users when they are on other websites and apps.
The Italian ruling and imposed deadline follows similar requirements instated in Britain and the Netherlands that Google’s policies conform to local laws.
Low prosecution rates encourages hacking, and the globally-connected Internet results in international citizens becoming subject to US government surveillance.
If embarrassing your spouse online doesn’t end up costing you thousands for post-breakup violations, you may find yourself legally bound to months of toilet duty.
A ruling against Safe Harbor would be disastrous for major U.S. tech firms that rely on the personal data of European citizens.
The House cut funding to two core NSA spying programs including one that gives the agency back door access to hardware and software tools.
According to co-founder Brian Acton, Facebook did not acquire WhatsApp for its data.