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Study: Marketers Gathering Data On Kids Thru Apps

(CNN) - Those educational apps your child is playing, could be violating your preschooler's privacy. And be in violation of the children's online Privacy Protection Act. A new study published on Tuesday in Jama Pediatrics analyzed how developers collect…

EasyJet: Hacker Stole Data On 9 Million Customers

(CNN) - Hackers have stolen the data of millions of EasyJet customers. The European budget airline said in a statement on Tuesday, a "sophisticated source" had accessed the email address and travel details of approximately 9-million customers. And possibly…

Bill To Force Facebook, Google To Reveal Worth Of Your Data

(CNN) - The dashboard act would force top tech companies to tell us how much they make from our data. That includes Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter and any other quote "commercial data operators" with more than 100 million monthly…

Facebook Says Cambridge May Have Data on 87M

(CNN) - Things are getting worse for Facebook. The social media giant now says Cambridge Analytica may have gotten information on 87-million users without their knowledge; not 50 million. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify on Capitol Hill about the…

Facebook Doing Review Due To Cambridge Analytica Issue

(CNN) - Facebook is investigating how user data was handled by Cambridge Analytica, a controversial data firm that worked for Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The New York Times and the Observer Newspaper reported Saturday that Cambridge Analytica harvested information from…

Trump Sings Internet Privacy Repeal Bill

(CNN) - President Donald Trump is tossing out internet privacy protections passed under his predecessor. He signed a resolution on Monday repealing the rules adopted in the final days of the Obama administration. The rules required internet service providers to…