Right now, after you click "I agree," companies face almost no legal limits on what they can do with your personal data for their own profit. It's past time for us to take back the right to our digital selves.
A record-setting settlement allows consumers to claim up to $20,000 from Equifax, but smaller amounts can be claimed with relative ease.
"There is a golden opportunity for the U.S. to take the lead on data privacy globally and demonstrate how data protection can be an economic driver for growth and innovation."
It's time to clean up your cyber-hygiene
The EU's top court found that the Jehovah's Witnesses' door-to-door preaching is a form of data collection and requires consent.
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook faced new questions over its data-sharing ties to major technology firms.