Police Know If You Have an Amazon Ring, and Could Get Your Data

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In privacy news, an EU court says website owners could be responsible for sending data to Facebook with share buttons, Netflix tracks your physical activity, and Google will stop listening to your device recordings, at least until after the lawsuit! We also learned this week that facial recognition is being deployed in schools and camps so parents can track their kids, and the police have maps of all ring users in town, and may be able to access the footage!
#Ring #BigData #Amazon

In business news, is it time to regulate big tech with laws instead of agencies while there is a new law that wants to limit your screen time! And the FCC helps out broadband by telling cities they could not tax the cable companies.
#FCC #SMARTAct #Regulation

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Privacy
https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/29/europes-top-court-sharpens-guidance-for-sites-using-leaky-social-plug-ins/

https://thenextweb.com/apps/2019/07/31/netflix-is-testing-changing-playback-quality-based-on-your-physical-activity/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/1/20750327/google-assistant-voice-recording-investigation-europe

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facial-recognition-goes-to-camp-11564479008

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/j5wyjy/amazon-told-police-it-has-partnered-with-200-law-enforcement-agencies

Business
https://www.theverge.com/interface/2019/7/30/20746427/facebook-ftc-settlement-congress-privacy-law

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-02/google-to-require-rivals-to-bid-for-default-phone-search-engine

https://www.dpreview.com/news/1413424902/us-senator-targets-addictive-social-media-features-with-newly-proposed-smart-act

https://ktla.com/2019/07/29/4-pharmaceutical-companies-agree-to-pay-california-70-million-for-delaying-drugs/

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/30/drone-crash-near-kids-leads-swiss-post-and-matternet-to-suspend-autonomous-deliveries/

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/08/pais-fcc-orders-cities-and-towns-to-stop-regulating-cable-broadband/

Security
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-29/capital-one-data-systems-breached-by-seattle-woman-u-s-says

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-researchers-disclose-vulnerabilities-for-interactionless-ios-attacks/

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