Trump administration moves past TikTok to take action on more Chinese tech companies

The rationale is that the U.S. needs "clean networks" to guard Americans’ data and the secrets of U.S. companies.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has laid out an expansive plan to keep out entire categories of Chinese tech: apps, data storage, internet and phone services. Pictured: Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department on Aug. 5, 2020.
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FCC set to fine big telecom companies for selling location data. Is $200 million enough?

Feb 28, 2020
Two hundred million dollars sounds like a lot of cash, but it's just a drop in the bucket for many multinationals companies.
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Why European regulators are scrutinizing digital advertising auctions

Jul 9, 2019
WSJ reporter Patience Haggin says this practice is being reviewed for possibly violating the European Union's recent data privacy regulation.
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Cash-back shopping savings, but at what price?

May 24, 2019
Between the tendency to spend what’s recouped and the surrender of personal data, it’s worth thinking about the quid pro quo.
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Big Tech is prepping for California's tough new privacy law

Apr 18, 2019
While some are planning for compliance, others keep fighting to weaken it.
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Will Facebook be able to reinvent itself as a leader in privacy?

Mar 7, 2019
Mark Zuckerberg announced the company is in the process of creating a "digital living room," where communications will be private and encrypted.
Mark Zuckerberg announced the company is in the process of creating a "digital living room," where communications will be private and encrypted.
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Data brokers are in the business of selling your online information

Mar 7, 2019
Hundreds of companies you've probably never heard of are making billions by selling your data.
A live demonstration uses artificial intelligence and facial recognition in dense crowd spatial-temporal technology at the Horizon Robotics exhibit during CES 2019 in Las Vegas.
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Do renters have the right to reject smart home technology?

Mar 5, 2019
Some tenants prefer to keep their apartments dumb.
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Yet another plan to save the media with technology

Feb 5, 2019
A new tech venture plans to let you, the reader, earn free articles by trading more data.
Square co-founder Jim McKelvey is at the helm of Invisibly.
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