TikTok was hit Wednesday with a pair of lawsuits from the US state of Indiana, which accused it of making false claims about the Chinese-owned app’s safety for children.
Meta is expected to face another large fine after Europe’s data watchdog on Tuesday imposed binding decisions concerning the treatment of personal data by the owner of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.
Ireland’s data regulator on Monday slapped Facebook owner Meta with a 265-million-euro ($275-million) fine after details of more than half a billion users were leaked on a hacking website.
Attorneys general in 33 US states are urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take into consideration consumer risks as it looks into creating rules to crack down on commercial surveillance.
A new EU law imposing stricter online regulation comes into effect Wednesday and the biggest platforms like Facebook and Google will have until February 17 to reveal their user numbers.
Google this week announced plans to roll out Android Privacy Sandbox in beta starting early next year, delivering a more private advertising experience to mobile users.
Continuous attack surface management pioneer Bishop Fox continues to attract the attention of investors with the banking of another $46 million in growth funding led by WestCap.
Compliance solutions provider Laika this week announced raising $50 million in a Series C funding round that brings the total investment in the company to $98 million.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this week announced that it has reached an agreement with education technology provider Chegg over the company’s cybersecurity failures leading to several data breaches.
Alcohol delivery app Drizly has agreed to tighten its data security and limit data collection to resolve federal regulators’ allegations that its security failures exposed the personal information of some 2.5 million customers.