- EU lawmakers seek tougher limits on US data use Updated: May-26-16 9:40 am
BRUSSELS - European Union lawmakers want tougher limits set on the U.S. using information about EU citizens that's exchanged under a new trans-Atlantic data agreement.
- Oculus responds to Sen. Al Franken's VR privacy questions Updated: May-19-16 3:24 pm
LOS ANGELES - The virtual reality company Oculus relies heavily on Facebook for security and shares information about its users with VR creators.
- Illinois lawmakers pass limits on phone-tracking technology Updated: May-18-16 6:45 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois lawmakers have approved a bill that restricts how law enforcement agencies use devices that mimic cell towers to track phone locations in criminal investigations.
- California judge allows Illinois Facebook lawsuit to proceed Updated: May-11-16 4:06 pm
CHICAGO - A federal judge in California has ruled that three Illinois men can proceed with their class-action lawsuit challenging Facebook's facial recognition software used to identify people in uploaded photos.
- Legislatures seek limits on phone-tracking technology Updated: May-08-16 10:21 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Law enforcement departments' powerful devices that mimic cell towers and track phone locations are raising privacy concerns and inspiring legislation to restrict how police can use the technology in criminal investigations.
- Obama calls on Sen. Paul to drop objections to tax treaties Updated: May-06-16 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Friday called on Sen. Rand Paul to drop his "quirky" objections to pending international tax treaties so they can move forward in Congress.
- Student privacy upgrades wait signature of Colorado governor Updated: May-05-16 1:03 pm
DENVER - A bill giving Colorado one of the nation's toughest state laws to protect the privacy of student data awaits the governor's signature.