Is it ethical to hide your data from the machines?

Aug 22, 2019
It’s one thing to try to keep personal information from Facebook. But what if a company is going to use it to save people’s lives?
A staff member stands in a projection of live data feeds from (L-R) Twitter, Instagram and Transport for London by data visualization studio Tekja at the Big Bang Data exhibition at Somerset House on December 2, 2015 in London, England.
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California's governor wants to pay residents a data dividend

Feb 22, 2019
How much is your data worth, and should tech companies compensate you for it?
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Retailers want more than your cash this holiday season

Nov 22, 2018
Stores and websites want your data too
The billions of dollars spent on holiday shopping each year leaves out one big piece of the gift-giving puzzle.
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Sen. Kennedy to Facebook: "Don't send your lawyers"

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle want to hear what CEO Mark Zuckerberg has to say in person about how the company let Cambridge Analytica harvest users' information without their permission.
Two senators want Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify in front of Congress.
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G7 countries may start sharing personal airline data with each other

Apr 8, 2016
G7 foreign ministers will meet on Sunday and Monday to discuss sharing data as a way of combating terrorism.
G7 country leaders meet at a summit in June of last year.
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Data hacks beget more data hacks

Jun 5, 2015
Experts warn that stolen federal HR records could be used years from now.

Now boarding: better technology at the airport

May 27, 2015
Future technology could eliminate airport lines.

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How online advertisers could use your data against you

Sep 4, 2013
Ethical and moral questions arise when personal data is mined for advertisers