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


How McKinsey Helped the Trump Administration Carry Out Its Immigration Policies

Newly uncovered documents show the consulting giant helped ICE find "detention savings opportunit...

2 days, 9 hours

https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/14/apple-research-app-arrives-on-iphone-and-apple-watch-with-three-opt-in-health-studies/

Apple in September announced its plans for a research app that would allow U.S. consumers to part...

3 weeks

Google to Restrict User Information It Gives Advertisers

Alphabet Inc.'s Google said its ad exchange would stop telling advertisers what categories of web...

3 weeks

Microsoft says it will follow California's digital privacy law in U.S.

Microsoft Corp said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor California's privacy law, known ...

4 weeks

Google to Store and Analyze Millions of Health Records

The tech company's deal with Ascension is part of a push to use artificial intelligence to aid he...

4 weeks

Facebook Employees Dissent Over Political Campaign Ads

In an open letter, the social network's employees said letting politicians post false claims in a...

1 month, 1 week

Twitter bans political ads ahead of 2020 election

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter, reacting to growing concern about misinformation spread on social m...

1 month, 1 week

Helping to Protect the 2020 US Elections

By Guy Rosen, VP of Integrity; Katie Harbath, Public Policy Director, Global Elections; Nathaniel...

1 month, 2 weeks

Lawmakers criticize Apple CEO Tim Cook for ‘censorship’ of apps in China

Politicians from both sides of the aisle wrote Apple's Tim Cook a letter, taking issue with his p...

1 month, 2 weeks

Apple bowed to China by removing a Hong Kong protests map from its app store

First it was rejected. Then it was approved. And now the iOS app of HKMap.live, a real-time, volu...

2 months

Petitions


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.

$2.4 million supporting

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.

$10.7 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.

$390,881 supporting

Aqua America, Inc.
Cybersecurity of Infrastructure

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

$0 supporting