personal data

European, UK and US pols summon Zuckerberg as FTC eyes probe of Facebook over data violations

The fallout from the story concerning Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, the misuse of personal data and how much Facebook knew about all this, has quickly made its way into the halls of government &#8212

EU uses Privacy Shield review to press for reform of U.S. foreign surveillance law

A one-year-old data transfer mechanism that's used by thousands of companies to authorize transfers of personal data between the European Union and the U.S. for processing has been given the thumbs up

Twitter is reviewing whether to store some user data in Russia

Twitter is considering localizing the storage of some of its Russian users' personal data in order to comply with data localization laws, TechCrunch has learned.

Budget US Android smartphones found secretly sending personal data to China

Commercial firmware pre-installed on some Android smartphone models sold in the US has been found to be secretly sending highly sensitive user data to a third party company based in China, according t

The worth of your professional profile, network and personal data

Tim Berners-Lee created the web in 1989. Twenty-seven years later, he’s asking for a reinvention. The web has made life easier, but it has also introduced challenges and ethical questions pertaining

Digi.me bags $6.1M to put users in the driving seat for sharing personal data

There is a lot of noise in the privacy space, says serial entrepreneur and Digi.me founder Julian Ranger. And cutting through that noise is one of the big challenges he reckons stands in the way

Photo Albums Are Stupid. Moju Labs Is Building What Comes Next.

With years of digital exhaust now behind us - over <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/17/facebook-photos-record/">240 billion photos</a> on Facebook, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/201