Privacy & Security

Online privacy and cybersecurity are tremendous risks to everyone who uses the internet. While most all companies maintain an online presence, few take proactive protective measures that these issues deserve. This extends to critical industrial utilities as well as consumer products.



Stories


Advertisers strike deal with Facebook and YouTube on harmful content

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have reached a deal with big advertisers on harmful content, offering…

1 month

Tik Tok to Withdraw From Hong Kong

"We believe freedom of expression is a fundamental human right and support the right of people to e…

3 months, 1 week

CVS, Dunkin’, Lego: The Brands Pulling Ads From Facebook Over Hate Speech

Facebook is seeing a growing boycott by advertisers unhappy with its handling of misinformation and…

3 months, 2 weeks

Zoom will no longer allow Chinese government requests to impact users outside mainland China

Video-calling service Zoom said Thursday it will not comply with requests from the Chinese governme…

3 months, 2 weeks

Amazon Pauses Police Use of Its Facial Recognition Software

The company said it hoped the moratorium "might give Congress enough time to put in place appropria…

3 months, 2 weeks

Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

LONDON (AP) - Google's chief executive called Monday for a balanced approach to regulating artifici…

9 months, 1 week

The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It

Until recently, Hoan Ton-That's greatest hits included an obscure iPhone game and an app that let p…

9 months, 1 week

Inside Google’s Quest for Millions of Medical Records

PALO ALTO, Calif.-Roughly a year ago, Google offered health-data company Cerner Corp. an unusually …

9 months, 2 weeks

Facebook Says It Will Ban ‘Deepfakes’

The company said it would remove videos altered by artificial intelligence in ways meant to mislead…

9 months, 2 weeks

Petitions


Alphabet Inc. eBay Inc. Facebook, Inc.
Protect our Privacy and Security

Tell tech companies to sign the Security Pledge to protect our privacy and help build a surveillance-resistant web.

$11.8 million supporting

Essential Utilities…
Cybersecurity of Infrastructure

Recent reports have demonstrated that America's utilities and infrastructure, like Aqua America, are extremely vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks.

$24,367 supporting

Amazon.com, Inc.
Facial Recognition: Privacy and Civil Liberties

The Amazon board should review customers to prevent civil liberty violations, and conduct an audit of all privacy implications.

$2.5 million supporting

Netflix, Inc.
Netflix: Pressure GA to repeal abortion ban

Force Netflix, a big part of Georgia's lucrative film industry, to stop filming there & show there's an economic cost to endangering women's lives.

$588,777 supporting