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Facebook says it uploaded email contacts of up to 1.5 million users

Facebook Inc said Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016.

Facebook gave data on user's friends to certain companies: documents

Facebook let companies like Netflix and Airbnb access users’ lists of friends after it cut off that data for most apps around 2015.

Expulsion of students based on privacy breach questioned

The expulsion and suspension of high school students in central Vietnam based on their private conversations has sparked controversy.
November 01, 2018 | 01:32 pm GMT+7

Facebook shares sink on perfect storm of bad news

It has turned into a brutal reality check for Facebook.
July 27, 2018 | 08:05 am GMT+7

US government seeks end to Supreme Court privacy fight with Microsoft

The two parties had been locked in a dispute over how U.S. prosecutors seek access to data held on overseas computer servers owned by American companies.
April 01, 2018 | 09:19 am GMT+7

Facebook cuts ties to data brokers in blow to targeted ads

Privacy settings have also been adjusted to make it easier for users to control their personal information.
March 29, 2018 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Facebook under pressure as US, EU urge probes of data practices

Cambridge Analytica may have improperly gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users.
March 20, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Facebook suspends data analytics firm that worked for Trump campaign

Trump’s campaign hired Cambridge Analytica in June 2016 and paid it more than $6.2 million.
March 17, 2018 | 10:10 pm GMT+7

Apple moves to store iCloud keys in China, raising human rights fears

Chinese authorities will be able to use their own legal system to ask Apple to hand over iCloud data for Chinese users, legal experts said.
February 25, 2018 | 09:34 am GMT+7

US House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

The legislation is the culmination of a years-long debate in Congress on the proper scope of U.S. intelligence collection.
January 12, 2018 | 07:50 am GMT+7

China's Alibaba under fire over use of customer data

Concerns mounted as Alipay customers learnt their data has been used non-consensually. 
January 05, 2018 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Uber's use of encrypted messaging may set legal precedents

It is unclear when Uber began using Wickr, but last year it began paying for a business version that gave it the ability to preserve messages for as long as a year.
December 02, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Uber CEO says company failed to disclose massive breach in 2016

Uber's chief security officer and his deputy have been ousted because of the mishandling of the breach. 
November 22, 2017 | 09:38 am GMT+7

Backing Big Brother: Chinese facial recognition firms appeal to funds

China push for facial recognition technology bolsters start-ups as companies shrug off concerns about privacy rights.
November 15, 2017 | 09:58 am GMT+7

New iPhone brings face recognition (and fears) to the masses

While other devices have offered facial recognition, Apple is the first to pack the technology allowing for a three-dimensional scan into a hand-held phone.
October 29, 2017 | 08:47 am GMT+7
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