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


Facebook Says It Will Ban ‘Deepfakes’

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

10 months, 3 weeks

New Data Privacy Law In California

On Jan. 1, the toughest data privacy law in the U.S. goes into effect: the California Consumer Priv…

10 months, 4 weeks

Facebook clashes with Justice Department over encryption

Facebook is resisting calls by Attorney General William Barr to delay the company's rollout of encr…

11 months, 2 weeks

How McKinsey Helped the Trump Administration Carry Out Its Immigration Policies

Newly uncovered documents show the consulting giant helped ICE find "detention savings opportunitie…

11 months, 3 weeks

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 partic…

1 year

Google to Restrict User Information It Gives Advertisers

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

1 year

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 as…

1 year

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 heal…

1 year

Facebook Employees Dissent Over Political Campaign Ads

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

1 year

Twitter bans political ads ahead of 2020 election

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

1 year

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.

$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

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