Google has stopped responding to data requests from Hong Kong authorities

Google has stopped responding to requests for user data from Hong Kong authorities.¬† Angela Lang/CNET Google will stop responding to requests for data from Hong Kong authorities with the search giant instead directing requests for user data to a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty with the United States that is done in conjunction with the Department […]

Senator calls on Google to ban TikTok for allegedly tracking user data

TikTok is once again under fire. James Martin/CNET Sen. Josh Hawley, a Republican from Missouri, is calling on Google to remove TikTok from its platform after the social video app allegedly tracked user data by sidestepping a privacy safeguard in Android, according to...

Twitter under FTC investigation for alleged misuse of user data

Twitter is being investigated by the FTC for allegedly misusing users’ personal data. Angela Lang/CNET Twitter on Monday disclosed it’s under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission for using personal information provided by users for security...