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Acxiom, a huge ad data broker, comes out in favor of Apple CEO Tim Cook's quest to bring GDPR-like regulation to the United States

AP On Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook called for sweeping regulation of advertising data brokers- essentially, an American version of the EU’s GDPR data regulation law. One of those data brokers is Acxiom, which said in a statement to Business Insider that the company also wants a national privacy law in the US. The company […]

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Facebook Used People’s Data to Favor Certain Partners and Punish Rivals, Documents Show

Supported by Facebook Used People’s Data to Favor Certain Partners and Punish Rivals, Documents Show ImageThe documents show Facebook discussing agreements about sharing user data with companies like Airbnb, Netflix and Lyft.CreditCreditJason Henry for The New York Times By Adam Satariano and Mike Isaac Dec. 5, 2018 Leer en español LONDON — Facebook used the […]

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Quora hit by data breach affecting around 100 million users

Quora has been targeted by hackers in a data breach affecting around 100 million of its users. The Mountain View, California-based company that operates the question-and-answer website said on Monday that it recently discovered unauthorized access to its computer systems. Data that “may have been compromised” includes account information such as name, email address, and […]

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Marriott Hacking Exposes Data of Up to 500 Million Guests

Supported by Marriott Hacking Exposes Data of Up to 500 Million Guests ImageMarriott International acknowledged on Friday that an “unauthorized party had copied and encrypted information” belonging to about 500 million customers on its Starwood reservations system.CreditCreditMauritz Antin/EPA, via Shutterstock By Nicole Perlroth, Amie Tsang and Adam Satariano Nov. 30, 2018 The hotel chain asked […]