digital privacy

Cities, universities share projects on privacy, algorithmic bias


New York City was one of nine cities that participated in a recent digital rights conference designed to bridge work in the public- and higher-education sectors.

Digital privacy concerns will follow Sidewalk Labs to next venture, says former consultant


Sidewalk Labs backed out of its "smart neighborhood" project in Toronto, but Ann Cavoukian said its flagrant misreading of the public's privacy concerns may continue to haunt the company.

Only four presidential candidates have a plan for the digital divide


A new report from comparing the policy positions of 14 candidates across five internet-related issues shows few have comprehensive plans.

Five new bills threaten California's privacy act, experts say


Watchdogs say new legislation would reverse or weaken various consumer protections under a landmark online privacy law set to go active next year.