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


Apple unveils new privacy features

Apple once again took aim at the vast digital-advertising industry on Monday and unveiled a number …

3 months

Nigerians can now be prosecuted for sending tweets following ban on Twitter

The Nigerian government has ordered federal prosecutors to arrest and prosecute users of the Twitte…

3 months, 2 weeks

Amazon indefinitely extends a moratorium on the police use of its facial recognition software.

Amazon said Tuesday that it would indefinitely prohibit police departments from using its facial re…

4 months

Censorship, Surveillance and Profits: A Hard Bargain for Apple in China

Apple built the world's most valuable business on top of China. Now it has to answer to the Chinese…

4 months

Clubhouse in China: Is the data safe?

Last week, the drop-in audio chat app "Clubhouse" enabled rare unfettered Mandarin-language debate …

7 months, 1 week

Google Researcher Says She Was Fired Over Paper Highlighting Bias in A.I.

Timnit Gebru, one of the few Black women in her field, had voiced exasperation over the company's r…

9 months

Apple head of security accused of offering iPads as bribes for concealed gun permits

A California grand jury has indicted Apple head of global security Thomas Moyer on charges that he …

10 months

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 year

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…

1 year, 2 months

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…

1 year, 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.

$2.5 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.

$21.4 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

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