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YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy

YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platf...

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy

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Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal app...
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Claims YouTube Illegally Tracked Kids Reportedly Spark Federal Investigation YouTube’s perpetual failure to ensure its product doesn’t exploit children has prompted an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission into the com...
2019-06-20, 01:00

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a compe...
2019-06-20, 06:32

Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mish...
2019-07-24, 03:32

France Opens Investigation of Epstein Rape Allegations With world leaders, including Donald Trump, gathered in southern France for a G7 summit this weekend, the timing of this announcement by French autho...
2019-08-25, 21:48

UPDATE 5-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mish...
2019-07-24, 05:48

UPDATE 2-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mish...
2019-07-23, 22:48

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Under Investigation Over Domestic Violence Allegations Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor, is under investigation by police. As E! News reported earlier today, the producer's pregnant wife, Laura F...
2019-07-18, 04:32

YouTube Said to Be Fined Over Children's Privacy Violations Alphabet's Google will spend up to $200 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTube's alleged violation of a children's p...
2019-08-31, 12:48

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its beh...
2019-06-20, 06:00

YouTube settles with FTC over child privacy violations Within days of launching its YouTube Kids site and adding more age categories to the Kids app, YouTube is settling with the Federal Trade Commission ...
2019-08-31, 03:16

New Jersey brokerage firm to pay $13 million to settle federal allegations -U.S. CFTC A New Jersey-based brokerage will pay $13 million to settle charges that it failed to supervise employee conduct during telephone trades and made fal...
2019-09-14, 05:00

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP repor...
2019-07-18, 23:32

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a...
2019-07-02, 19:48

Google, YouTube to pay $170M to settle allegations of illegally collecting data on kids YouTube had been accused of tracking viewers of children's channels using cookies without parental consent and using those cookies to deliver million...
2019-09-04, 18:32

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won’t face a suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation. ...
2019-07-19, 19:32

Opera union launches investigation into Placido Domingo sexual harassment allegations The union that represents opera performers and staff launched an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo. ...
2019-09-08, 23:32

NBA investigation clears Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault allegations Sacramento Kings say accuser Kelli Tennant, who sued coach Luke Walton, declined to be interviewed and her story was not corroborated.   &...
2019-08-24, 07:16

Google will pay $170M in settlement over children's privacy on YouTube Google agreed to a record-setting $170 million settlement with federal and state regulators over allegations YouTube, its subsidiary, illegally gathe...
2019-09-04, 20:00

Google, YouTube to pay record fine over privacy protections Google and YouTube on Wednesday agreed to pay a record $170 million in a national settlement for violating the children's online protection. &#...
2019-09-04, 19:32

Google To Pay Out $150-200 Million Over YouTube Privacy Claims: Reports Google will pay $150-200 million to settle allegations YouTube violated a children's privacy law while gathering data to better target its adverts, U...
2019-08-31, 13:16

YouTube settles with FTC for $170M over violations of child privacy YouTube will pay a $170 million settlement after federal regulators found the tech giant illegally collected personal information from children witho...
2019-09-04, 19:00

YouTube to Pay Fine, Adjust Site Over Children's Privacy YouTube agreed to provide new protections for children on its platform and pay a $170 million fine, amid increased government debate over how to rein...
2019-09-05, 02:32

YouTube to pay $170M fine after violating kids’ privacy law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is fining Google’s video site YouTube $136 million to settle allegations it collected children&#...
2019-09-04, 17:00

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messag...
2019-07-03, 17:00

Google will pay $170 million to settle YouTube child privacy accusations Google will pay $170 million to settle charges from the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General that YouTube illegally collected d...
2019-09-04, 17:32

Google Fined $170 Million For Violating Kids' Privacy Law On YouTube Google will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it illegally collected data about children younger than age 13 who watched toy videos and tel...
2019-09-05, 09:00

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, ...
2019-07-20, 09:16

Google Is Fined $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enou...
2019-09-04, 22:32

FTC fines YouTube $170 million for alleged child privacy violations The FTC and New York Attorney General today announced that they'll levy a $170 million fine on YouTube and Google for allegedly violating the COPPA r...
2019-09-05, 08:00

Google to Pay Millions in Fines Over Children's Privacy Issues at YouTube Google agreed to pay around $200 million to U.S. authorities investigating alleged abuses of children’s privacy on the widely viewed YouTube video pl...
2019-08-31, 09:16

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two peopl...
2019-07-20, 09:00

Google to settle YouTube child privacy violations for up to $200 million Google will allegedly pay between $150 and $200 million to end the FTC investigation into whether YouTube violated a children's privacy law, Pol...
2019-08-31, 01:48

Facebook Agrees to Pay Record $5 Billion Settlement in Privacy Investigation Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion to resolve a U.S. investigation into years of privacy violations, a settlement that increases the board of...
2019-07-24, 15:32

Google fined $170M for YouTube’s violation of child privacy laws Google has agreed to pay a $170 million fine for allowing YouTube to profit by breaking child privacy laws, authorities announced Wednesday. Regulato...
2019-09-04, 19:32

FTC's settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations blasted by critics The Federal Trade Commission's reported settlement with Google over YouTube childrens privacy violations was been blasted by tech critics as not goin...
2019-07-23, 00:48

Google to pay $170 million to settle charges it violated kids’ privacy law on YouTube The settlement also requires YouTube to implement changes designed to ensure channels directed at children younger than 13 aren’t collecting data for...
2019-09-04, 19:32

FTC agrees to settle with Google after child privacy violations found on YouTube Google, who owns the video streaming company YouTube, is expected to pay a multimillion dollar fine for violating federal privacy laws protecting chi...
2019-07-20, 17:16

Regulators Fine Google $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enou...
2019-09-04, 16:00

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its se...
2019-07-20, 10:16

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing kids’ privacy and the Internet The effort by the Federal Trade Commission is in its initial phases, but it could eventually lead to tougher enforcement of the 1998 law against apps...
2019-07-18, 20:16

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet Federal regulators this week commenced a new effort to update and potentially expand the children's-privacy laws, questioning whether swift advanceme...
2019-07-19, 07:16

Sealed Air, Under Federal Investigation, Switches Audit Firms Sealed Air Corp. has dismissed audit firm Ernst & Young and hired PricewaterhouseCoopers, citing dissatisfaction over the audit-firm selection proces...
2019-08-14, 23:00

Google Agrees to Pay Up to $200 Million to Settle FTC YouTube Investigation: Report The Federal Trade Commission is fining Google between $150 million and $200 million to settle the whole debacle with its subsidiary, YouTube, alleged...
2019-09-01, 00:16

YouTube star under investigation for hitting, spitting on her dog in a prank video Brooke Houts is under investigation for animal abuse after accidentally uploading a disturbing video that showed her hitting and spitting on her dog....
2019-08-09, 13:00

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 200...
2019-06-02, 02:16

YouTube to pay massive $170M fine as it settles claims it violated children's privacy laws Google-owned YouTube has settled with the Federal Trade Commission and New York Attorney General, offering to pay a fine of $170 million on allegatio...
2019-09-04, 16:00

YouTube slapped with record $170M fine over violating children’s privacy laws YouTube and its parent company Google have been hit with a $170 million fine for violating a children’s privacy law. Veuer’s Justin Kirch...
2019-09-05, 00:00

Former federal prosecutors explain where the Epstein investigation goes now and dismiss 'far-fetched' conspiracy theories Reuters Now that convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has died of an apparent suicide while in federal custody, questions remain concerning what w...
2019-08-12, 05:00

Google expected to pay multimillion dollar penalty to settle investigation into how YouTube handles kids' data Google is expected to pay a multi-million dollar penalty to settle an investigation into YouTube's handling of children's data, according to a person...
2019-07-21, 06:32

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume...
2019-08-14, 23:00

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2019-07-19, 12:16

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.   ...
2019-09-14, 00:32

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire For Second Consecutive Day Pakistan violated ceasefire for the second consecutive day on Tuesday by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and vill...
2019-08-08, 08:32

Iran violates nuclear deal — what comes next? Although Iran has increased its uranium stockpile, experts say Tehran is still a long way from a nuclear weapon. However, more uranium enrichment ris...
2019-07-03, 21:16

Army major violates Hatch Act at Biden rally A major in the Army National Guard Signal Corps violated the Hatch Act by explicitly expressing support for Joe Biden’s presidential bid during a tow...
2019-08-30, 01:16

The Latest: Iran: US nuclear modernization violates treaty Iran’s U.N. ambassador is accusing the United States of violating the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty by modernizing its nuclear weapons instead of m...
2019-09-09, 23:00

Iran activates advanced centrifuges, violates nuclear deal Iran already has breached the stockpile and enrichment level limits set by the deal, while stressing it could quickly revert back to the terms of the...
2019-09-07, 20:32

Judge Rules Terrorism Watchlist Violates Constitutional Rights A ruling on Wednesday called into question the constitutionality of a major tool the F.B.I. and the Department of Homeland Security use for screening...
2019-09-05, 04:00

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during...
2019-06-13, 18:48

Europe demands Iran reverse course as Tehran violates the nuclear deal Drew Angerer/Getty Images The European signatories fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal in the wake of America's unilateral withdrawal last year e...
2019-07-09, 10:32

U.S. judge rules terrorism watchlist violates constitutional rights: NY Times A U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday that a federal government database of people identified as "known or suspected terrorists" violates the constitutiona...
2019-09-05, 05:32

South Korea fires warning shots after Russia violates airspace Russian military planes violated South Korean airspace for the first time ever on Tuesday, prompting the country to scramble fighter jets — and...
2019-07-23, 12:16

Virginia Schools’ Bathroom Rule Violates Transgender Rights, U.S. Judge Says The ruling is an important victory for transgender rights advocates as legal battles over school bathroom policies continue to play out across the co...
2019-08-10, 18:00

YouTube barred a 14-year-old conservative personality after she called the LGBTQ community pedophiles. The girl reportedly then posted a photo threatening YouTube HQ with something that looks like a gun. YouTube YouTube has terminated the account of a 14-year-old conservative YouTuber with nearly 1 million followers who goes by "Soph." The channel wa...
2019-08-06, 09:48

YouTube’s adding more age gates to YouTube Kids — this should go well YouTube just revealed it’s added new age categories to its YouTube Kids app, offering different videos depending on whether the child is preschool or...
2019-08-29, 21:16

T-Mobile Says That Getting Sued for Selling Users’ Location Data Violates Its Terms of Service T-Mobile screwed over millions of customers when it collected their geolocation data and sold it to third parties without their consent. Now, two of ...
2019-07-11, 02:16

Medical care for detained migrants violates doctors’ oath, says physician in JAMA commentary As the administration of President Donald Trump gears up to hold more migrants in detention facilities for longer periods of times, health care and m...
2019-09-04, 02:00

DOJ asks appeals court to reconsider ruling that Trump's Twitter blocking violates Constitution The Justice Department asked a federal court of appeals on Friday to reconsider a case where President Donald Trump was told he couldn't legally bloc...
2019-08-25, 20:48

Barcelona Burger King's ban on facial hair violates employees' constitutional rights, labor union says Burger King employees in Barcelona will finally be able to grow the beard of their dreams - if they so choose - after Catalan authorities ruled that ...
2019-08-01, 04:16

San Francisco to force treatment for mentally ill drug addicts amid criticism plan violates civil rights Officials in San Francisco decided Tuesday to back a plan allowing the city to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction issue...
2019-06-05, 19:48

Huawei under probe by U.S. prosecutors over new allegations: WSJ U.S. prosecutors are investigating new instances of alleged technology theft by Chinese telecommunication equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd,...
2019-08-30, 05:16

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2019-07-08, 23:48

33 Russians face new doping allegations MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency says it plans to file doping cases against 33 athletes from a range of sports for using banned treatment...
2019-06-17, 16:00

McConnell: Allegations against Epstein horrendous Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the sex trafficking accusations against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein "horrendous," but said he...
2019-07-09, 22:16

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman’s confession after he manipulate...
2019-06-07, 22:16

| Four killed over withcraft allegations in India Four members of a family including two women have been killed by fellow villagers in central India's tribal heartland over allegations of witchcraft,...
2019-07-21, 16:48

AOC attacks Amazon with ‘absurd’ allegations In case you missed it, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — aka AOC — picked quite a fight last week. On ABC News’ “This Week” last Sunday, she attacked Amazon...
2019-06-23, 06:32

Marathoner found dead after cheating allegations A 70-year-old runner who was recently disqualified from the L.A. Marathon for cutting the course was found dead in Los Angeles on Thursday, according...
2019-07-05, 22:32

Kevin Spacey questioned over UK sex assault allegations Scotland Yard detectives reportedly travelled to US to interview him under cautionThe actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned by Scotland Yard detecti...
2019-07-06, 17:16

VW CEO says diesel scandal allegations unfounded, report says German prosecutors are investigating whether VW executives, including CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, should have made a regulato...
2019-05-31, 19:16

Trump denies new rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allega...
2019-06-22, 07:48

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations ag...
2019-06-03, 19:32

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the al...
2019-05-24, 00:16

Goa Congress Rebels "Came To Us For Development": BJP Rejects Allegations Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, are in Delhi to meet BJP chief Amit Shah. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who...
2019-07-11, 12:00

Nike 'concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensi...
2019-06-07, 19:32

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2019-06-07, 19:32

NASA Is Investigating Allegations of Extraterrestrial Crime We might have our first-ever case of space crime on our hands, folks. Though I don’t suspect it’s the kind that’d attract interstellar bounty hunters...
2019-08-25, 02:16

What's Going On With Those Child Porn Allegations Against Alex Jones New details surfaced Monday concerning the allegations that child pornography had been discovered on a server linked to conspiracy theorist and radio...
2019-06-18, 09:32

| Lopez denies match fixing allegations Spanish tennis player Feliciano Lopez categorically denied a report that a match he and doubles partner Marc Lopez lost at Wimbledon in 2017 was fixe...
2019-06-20, 01:48

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2019-05-22, 01:16

Tennessee leader says he believes sex assault allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A key Republican leader who is next in line to take over the Tennessee House says he believes the women who have accused a Re...
2019-05-23, 02:00

Lawyer for former priest denies new sex abuse allegations LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a former Catholic priest facing sexual abuse charges as part of the Michigan attorney general’s ongoing inve...
2019-06-28, 15:32

Trump denies rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allega...
2019-06-22, 13:48

Bury being investigated by police over allegations of fraud Police say report received in June and inquiries are ongoingEFL to consult clubs over plan to readmit club next seasonGreater Manchester Police have ...
2019-09-03, 17:32

| Neymar denies he raped woman after allegations Neymar has denied raping a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her at a Paris hotel, with his father claiming he is the victim of blackmail....
2019-06-02, 16:32

At least 6 men’s hoops programs to face NCAA allegations ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A key NCAA official says six schools are going to be facing allegations of Level I violations as early as next month, the latest...
2019-06-13, 22:48

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to ...
2019-06-03, 16:32

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergei Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee has pr...
2019-07-05, 15:16

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Pub...
2019-06-10, 15:16

Jim Cramer weighs in on whistleblower allegations against General Electric Shares of General Electric fell in the pre-market Thursday after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a report alleging that GE has masked ...
2019-08-16, 14:32

44 years. 41 molestation allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian A 13-month reporting effort by Outside the Lines uncovered 41 allegations of molestation against Conrad Mainwaring, a 1976 Olympian and former coach ...
2019-08-02, 00:32

General Electric analyst weighs in on the fraud allegations Shares of GE suffered its biggest decline since 2009 on Thursday after it was accused of accounting fraud. Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopol...
2019-08-17, 03:32

CBS responds to Pauley Perrette's harassment allegations Pauley Perrette, a star of "NCIS," left that series in May 2018, and on Twitter, she has recently blamed star Mark Harmon, of whom she says she'...
2019-08-02, 21:48

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in...
2019-06-01, 14:00

Spanish footballers arrested over match-fixing allegations Former Real Madrid footballer Raul Bravo is among a number of first and second division players and officials who have been arrested in Spain over ma...
2019-05-29, 03:00

Plácido Domingo: US opera houses respond to 'concerning' allegations Domingo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several women, has seen an invitation rescinded as internal investigations are mountedThe Phila...
2019-08-14, 08:00

Ryan Adams breaks silence after abuse allegations: ‘I have a lot to say’ "I’ve lost friends who have passed away in this time of self reflection and silence. I can’t be like that. There’s been too much that mattered," Ryan...
2019-07-22, 22:48

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Football star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations of sexual assault in Las Vegas 10 years ago, US prosecutors have said...
2019-07-22, 23:16

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts...
2019-05-30, 15:00

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed...
2019-05-28, 09:32

Dwight Howard: Dealing with sexuality allegations ‘set me free’ Dwight Howard fought through the hurt and found a new level of freedom. The Memphis Grizzlies center said during a two-part interview on Fox Sports 1...
2019-07-17, 07:16

Jacob Zuma Says Corruption Allegations Were a Conspiracy to Oust Him The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congre...
2019-07-15, 17:32

Slew of women come forward with new allegations against Epstein: report At least a dozen alleged victims of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein have come forward to lawyers in New York and Florida with new allegati...
2019-07-12, 10:16

Shakira appears in Spanish court over tax evasion allegations Singer reportedly paid £13m to settle debt in February and said she was up-to-date with taxesThe Colombian singer Shakira has appeared in a Spanish c...
2019-06-06, 15:48

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up ...
2019-06-14, 11:48

Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations Placido Domingo appears on stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend as he performs for the first time since multiple women have accused him of sex...
2019-08-24, 00:16

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests,...
2019-05-21, 19:32

Man sues church, Episcopal diocese after abuse allegations TUCSON — A local man is suing Grace Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona for allegedly ignoring credible accusati...
2019-07-23, 07:16

U.S. Prosecutors Probe Huawei on New Allegations of Technology Theft Investigators are looking into episodes in which Huawei was accused of stealing intellectual property from people and companies and how it recruited ...
2019-08-30, 01:16

Platini taken into custody over 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Disgraced former UEFA President Michel Platini has been taken into custody as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World ...
2019-06-18, 12:32

Allegations Of Human Rights Violations In Kashmir Must Be Probed: UK The UK on Tuesday said any allegations of human rights violations in Kashmir since India revoked the Article 370 of the Constitution must be "thoroug...
2019-09-03, 20:32

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled f...
2019-06-18, 04:48

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. ...
2019-07-10, 21:48

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation...
2019-06-06, 20:32

Wells Fargo to pay at least $385 million to settle scam allegations Wells Fargo agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that it allegedly scammed millions of auto-loan customers into buyin...
2019-06-08, 02:48

Todd Chrisley speaks out over Lindsie's allegations: 'She is still my daughter' Embattled reality star Todd Chrisley is speaking out after his estranged daughter, Lindsie, claimed she feared for her safety amid their ongoing fami...
2019-08-21, 18:16

4 Arrests In 2 Days in UP Over Allegations of "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath A man has been arrested in Gorakhpur for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media. This is the fourth such a...
2019-06-10, 07:00

After tax fraud allegations, conservation land trusts under scrutiny An investigation by the Senate Finance Committee and a new law proposed in Congress aim to clean up the tax code for private deals with land trusts t...
2019-09-11, 13:00

Why Antonio Brown rape allegations were hidden from the Patriots There is a reason why the Patriots were blindsided by the rape allegations against Antonio Brown that surfaced days after they signed the controversi...
2019-09-13, 19:32

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that ...
2019-05-31, 05:16

Patriots would not have signed Antonio Brown if they knew of rape allegations Had the New England Patriots known about the rape allegations Antonio Brown was facing, team owner Robert Kraft would not have green-lit signing the ...
2019-09-15, 18:32

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogu...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Berta Cáceres murder trial plagued by allegations of cover-ups set to end Verdict against eight men accused in the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist will be handed down on ThursdayThe verdict against eight men ...
2019-05-21, 17:00

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sal...
2019-06-18, 07:32

KPMG Agrees to Pay $50 Million Penalty Tied to Misconduct Allegations KPMG has agreed to pay the SEC a $50 million fine related to allegations that former employees got an unlawful sneak peek at regulators’ plans to ins...
2019-06-17, 19:32

Heritage Pharmaceuticals to pay $7 million to settle price-fixing allegations Heritage Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle allegations that it fixed the prices of several medicines, including a key ...
2019-06-01, 00:00

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Juventus star had been accused of 2009 assault in Las VegasProsecutor says there is not enough evidence to bring chargesProsecutors in Las Vegas say ...
2019-07-22, 22:48

Algerian partner of Germany’s VW held over graft allegations: state TV An Algerian court on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of family-owned firm SOVAC that is a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, on s...
2019-06-17, 17:32

Kick It Out demands action after series of racial abuse allegations Four incidents reported in first round of Football League gamesAnti-discrimination body condemns ‘disgraceful’ behaviourKick It Out has called on the...
2019-08-05, 19:16

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on...
2019-06-29, 01:48

Congo: Fresh corruption allegations leveled against president's family Global Witness has uncovered evidence linking the president's son, Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, to the embezzlement of millions of dollars. The Rep...
2019-08-07, 20:00

Spaniard Feliciano Lopez denies match-fixing allegations Spanish tennis player Feliciano Lopez has denied any involvement in match-fixing after his name was mentioned in a media report concerning a doubles ...
2019-06-20, 00:00

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different t...
2019-08-13, 21:32

Novartis Sets $700 Million Provision to Settle Bribery Allegations Swiss drugmaker Novartis set aside $700 million to settle a long-running lawsuit alleging it treated U.S. doctors to lavish dinners and other events ...
2019-07-18, 14:00

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse allegations Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by the sex abuse claims against his former associate Jeffrey Epstein. The statement came after foot...
2019-08-20, 04:16

2 Southwest Key shelters in Phoenix could reopen amid allegations of abuse PHOENIX (AP) — A provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities that the state of Arizona forced it to shutter last ...
2019-08-20, 17:48

Trump blasts calls for impeachment of Brett Kavanaugh after new allegations New York Times details new claims against supreme court judgeHarris: Kavanaugh ‘lied to the Senate and the American people'Donald Trump came storming...
2019-09-15, 19:00

Six Counter-Strike Players Arrested Over Match-Fixing Allegations Victoria Police announced on Friday afternoon that six Australians have been arrested in connection with an investigation into rigging Counter-Strike...
2019-08-27, 17:16

Epstein Accuser Urges Prince Andrew to ‘Come Clean’ on Sex Allegations The prince has been accused of witnessing and taking part in sexual exploitation of young women and girls during his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein....
2019-08-28, 16:48

Montreal Liberal candidate turfed following anti-Semitism allegations Guillet, who was running in Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel, is a former imam who spoke at the funeral for several of the victims of the Quebec City mosqu...
2019-08-31, 15:48

Old allegations against Prince Andrew surface amid Epstein scandal Prince Andrew is trapped in a royal mess over his ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — with old allegations surfacing again Monday that the British bl...
2019-08-20, 04:16

Italian prosecutors probe allegations of League oil deal: sources Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible international corruption following media reports that the ruling League party sought m...
2019-07-11, 15:48

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know...
2019-07-12, 15:00

Placido Domingo will be investigated by LA Opera over sexual misconduct allegations Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an...
2019-08-14, 15:00

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players....
2019-06-09, 00:32

News Corp's Retailer-Marketing Business Faces Monopoly Allegations A News Corp competitor in developing in-store advertising claims the company’s News America Marketing unit has created a monopoly in violation of a f...
2019-07-12, 10:48

Republicans confront Mueller with allegations of double standard in Russia probe Congressional Republicans accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday of operating under a double standard in his Russia investigation...
2019-07-24, 19:16

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s ...
2019-07-12, 10:16

Russian sovereign wealth fund says US allegations against Huawei are unproven and unfair The head of Russia's sovereign investment fund has urged the U.S. to back-up claims that China's Huawei represents a national security thre...
2019-06-07, 10:48

Joint Chiefs nominee denies assault allegations, enlists key support Sen. Martha McSally — a retired Air Force pilot who revealed this year that she was raped by a superior officer — came out with a staunch defense of ...
2019-07-31, 22:48

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evi...
2019-08-01, 03:48

Platini 'hurt' by questioning over Qatar 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Former UEFA President Michel Platini says he has been left feeling 'hurt' after being detained as part of a corruption investigation over the awardin...
2019-06-19, 18:00

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexua...
2019-06-10, 06:16

Kim Kardashian "Deeply Shocked" by Photographer Marcus Hyde Misconduct Allegations Kim Kardashian is speaking out against celebrity photographer Marcus Hyde. In a new post shared on Instagram Stories Tuesday afternoon, the Keeping ...
2019-07-24, 02:32

Ryan Adams returns to social media in wake of abuse allegations It’s been five months since The New York Times published an in-depth piece on singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, detailing accusations from numerous women...
2019-07-20, 19:16

Aziz Ansari’s Netflix special: #metoo allegations and Spike Jonze Directed by Spike Jonze, the comic leads with the accusations made against him last year, introducing a more contrite Ansari 2.0Yeah, he leads with i...
2019-07-20, 14:16

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s gove...
2019-06-06, 15:48

Joe Biden's team alters climate policy plan after plagiarism allegations Some passages appeared to borrow from others without citationBiden campaign says citations were ‘inadvertently’ left out Joe Biden’s Democratic presi...
2019-06-05, 17:48

Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit amid allegations of sex abuse The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it described as a ...
2019-07-08, 10:48

Rep. Raúl Grijalva faces ethics probe over hostile workplace allegations The House Ethics Committee is examining allegations that Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the Natural Resources Committee chairman, created a hos...
2019-06-15, 03:16

U.S bans entry to senior aide to Malawi leader over graft allegations Uladi Mussa, a senior aide to Malawi President Peter Mutharika, and his wife Cecilia have been banned from entry into the United States due to allega...
2019-07-03, 19:48

Google VP grilled by senators over allegations of tech giant's bias against conservatives Republican lawmakers on Tuesday criticized Google during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over allegations of bias against and censorship of cons...
2019-07-17, 02:16

Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking allegations show how the most vulnerable are targeted, experts say Jeffrey Epstein is accused of sex trafficking girls as young as 14, including those in foster care and who were nearly homeless.    &...
2019-07-09, 22:32

Mexico arrests former Pemex security head with allegations of fuel theft The Mexican attorney general's office said on Thursday it had arrested a retired general who was responsible for security at the state oil company Pe...
2019-07-19, 06:16

Chris Harrison Speaks Out on Allegations Against Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss The Bachelor franchise is no stranger to scandal. Last week, the show's creator Mike Fleiss made headlines after his pregnant wife Laura Fleiss was ...
2019-07-23, 19:48

NC State receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA regarding recruitment of Dennis Smith Jr. North Carolina State receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA regarding alleged rules violations, primarily regarding recruitment of Dennis Smith Jr....
2019-07-11, 06:00

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who acc...
2019-06-03, 16:48

'I Want to Own My Part In it'—Lena Waithe Officially Speaks On Jason Mitchell Allegations For the first time, Lena Waithe is speaking thoroughly on the allegations against actor Jason Mitchell in regard to his alleged misconduct on the set...
2019-05-31, 17:16

"False Allegations": India Rebuts Pak At UN Rights Body Over Jammu And Kashmir India addressed a UN meet today countering Pakistan's repeated claims of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. Saying that Pakistan is using ...
2019-09-10, 17:32

Antonio Brown loses helmet endorsement amid rape allegations Helmet manufacturer Xenith cut ties with embattled Patriots receiver Antonio Brown this week amid allegations that he raped his former trainer–...
2019-09-14, 19:32

Sexual harassment and discrimination allegations: Philadelphia police head resigns The resignation comes days after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called former Commissioner Richard Ross Jr. the best police commissioner in the U.S. ...
2019-08-21, 14:48

Slovak deputy minister quits after allegations of contacts with murder suspect Slovakia's deputy justice minister Monika Jankovska resigned on Tuesday under pressure from the president and the opposition over her alleged contact...
2019-09-03, 20:00

MTV revokes Jason Mitchell award nomination in light of misconduct allegations We reported last week on the sudden firing from multiple projects of actor Jason Mitchell, who—after being accused of misconduct and harassment by a ...
2019-05-30, 14:48

South Korean justice minister nominee denies corruption allegations Cho Kuk, the embattled justice minister nominee, denied academic-related allegations over his daughter and a dubious investment in a private equity f...
2019-09-02, 11:32

MTV Movie & TV Awards Yank Jason Mitchell’s Best Performance Nod Following Misconduct Allegations The bells continue to toll for embattled actor Jason Mitchell. The MTV Movie & TV Awards have dropped him from contention for this year’s “Best P...
2019-05-30, 07:48

South Korea appointee spurns calls to step down despite growing allegations Justice Minister nominee Cho Kuk on Thursday expressed his firm will not to succumb to growing demand by opposition parties to step down amid snowbal...
2019-08-22, 17:48

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Ambev calls bribery allegations 'false and incoherent' Brazil's Ambev SA on Thursday denied a report that the beverage giant had made "inappropriate payments" to two former presidents to prevent an increa...
2019-08-08, 17:00

Casey Affleck reveals 'ton of partying' on film set where harassment allegations were made Actor and director calls the making of 2010 film I’m Still Here ‘confusing’ and ‘a big mess’Casey Affleck has talked about “a ton of partying” on the...
2019-08-07, 17:32

Conductor James Levine settles lawsuit over sexual misconduct allegations The former musical director of New York’s Metropolitan Opera had sued the company for defamation and breach of contractThe New York Metropolitan Oper...
2019-08-07, 23:32

N.C. House race boils down to Trump after two years of drama and fraud allegations The race between Republican Dan Bishop and Democrat Dan McCready has prompted an all-hands effort in both parties to turn out voters before ballots a...
2019-09-06, 14:32

GE stock rebounds as investors push back against report’s fraud allegations GE shares had plunged more than 11 percent Thursday after Harry Markopolos, the whistleblower who sounded the alarm on Bernie Madoff, released a repo...
2019-08-17, 08:32

Placido Domingo investigated by opera union over allegations of sexual harassment The union that represents opera performers and staff has launched its own investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido ...
2019-09-09, 19:00

Alex Morgan: ‘Too much evidence to cover up’ Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations US women’s national soccer team star Alex Morgan believes “there’s too much evidence to cover up” regarding the rape allegation mad...
2019-09-11, 19:32

Nicaragua ‘crisis’ still cause for concern amid murder, torture allegations: Bachelet Nicaragua’s on-going human rights crisis can be resolved peacefully through dialogue, the UN’s top rights official said on Tuesday, before expressing...
2019-09-11, 00:32

Casey Affleck opens up about sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo movement "I felt like the best thing to do was to just be quiet so that I didn't seem to be in opposition to something that I really wanted to champion," Case...
2019-08-07, 09:00

UN Palestinian refugee agency reels over allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism A controversial U.N. Palestinian refugee agency is reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct and abuses of authority involving the agency chief a...
2019-08-03, 23:48

Antonio Brown allegations not being investigated, Pennsylvania district attorney clarifies Sexual assault allegations made against New England Patriots star Antonio Brown are not being investigated, a Pennsylvania district attorney’s office...
2019-09-12, 18:00

GE's France boss denies allegations of illegal acquisition of interest: lawyer The head of General Electric in France, Hugh Bailey, strongly denies allegations of illegal acquisition of interest and will cooperate with French in...
2019-09-10, 17:00

Antonio Brown slams critics days after rape allegations surface Embattled New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown railed at his critics in an Instagram livestream — posted two days after he was accused o...
2019-09-13, 15:00

Police rape allegations fuel women's protests in Mexico City A recent string of alleged police attacks on women and girls has led thousands of women to take to the streets in the Mexican capital. Women are dema...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Prince Andrew’s connection to Jeffrey Epstein under new scrutiny following resurfaced allegations, suicide Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy photo of the prince with a then-teenager who says she was “trafficked” for sexual encounters ...
2019-08-14, 22:00

John Daly defends Trump amid allegations president cheats at golf Champion golfer John Daly defended President Trump on Tuesday over allegations the commander-in-chief is one of the most prolific cheaters when he pl...
2019-08-14, 20:00

Another high-level Pentagon nominee caught in the mire of sexual misconduct allegations CONFIRMATION CHAOS: The fate of another senior Pentagon official has been thrown into question after a former military aide to Air Force Gen. John Hy...
2019-07-11, 20:48

Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted...
2019-08-09, 19:32

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog bod...
2019-07-22, 02:48

Mark Halperin 2020 election book to publish despite protests about harassment allegations Mark Halperin's planned book about the 2020 election has been announced amid protests that the "Game Change" co-author hasn't earned a seco...
2019-08-20, 23:48

The Chi Showrunner Says 'Everyone Was Well Aware' of Jason Mitchell Misconduct Allegations. We Say Tiffany Boone Deserved Better Following news of actor Jason Mitchell’s misconduct allegations, it looks like a public statement has finally been issued by the staff of Showtime’s ...
2019-05-29, 16:48

J&J drops 4% on report DOJ investigating allegations company lied about talc cancer risks J&J has denied allegations that its talc causes cancer. It said numerous studies and tests by regulators worldwide have shown that its talc is safe a...
2019-07-12, 20:16

Esteemed CUNY prof quits after allegations of cocaine binges and out-of-control parties A star Hunter College psychology professor and sex and drug researcher is accused of snorting cocaine at school events and throwing annual bashes tha...
2019-07-14, 03:00

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United Sta...
2019-06-03, 07:16

CUNY hires high-priced law firm to handle sexual misconduct allegations The board of the public university system approved spending up to $1.5 million to hire high-powered law firm Covington & Burling to investigate “vari...
2019-07-07, 09:01

Justice Department says allegations that it hid true motives for Census citizenship question are ‘frivolous’ In a filing to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman of New York’s Southern District, DOJ attorneys accused lawyers challenging the question of trying to ...
2019-06-04, 03:16

General Electric issues expanded response about fraud allegations, financial reporting General Electric addressed follow-up questions about its long-term care insurance and Baker Hughes units after a report alleged the company was maski...
2019-08-20, 00:16

Balfour Beatty unit appoints counsel to probe U.S. Air Force base allegations A unit of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has appointed Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP to work with the U.S. Air Force and other authorities t...
2019-07-16, 01:16

Magic Johnson denies allegations in ESPN story that he mistreated Lakers employees Hall of Famer Magic Johnson refutes allegations in ESPN story that he created a hostile work environment in the Los Angeles Lakers front office. ...
2019-05-29, 04:32

Newly released letters shine light on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick allegations Leaked emails revive a scandal involving defrocked Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, providing new evidence that the former archbishop of Washing...
2019-05-29, 22:32

The Rookie star Afton Williamson quits over ignored racism and sexual harassment allegations As reported by Deadline, The Rookie star Afton Williamson—she played the training officer who worked with Nathan Fillion’s character on the ABC serie...
2019-08-05, 15:00

UPDATE 1-Australia's Domino's Pizza rejects workers' allegations over underpaid wages Australia's Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd said on Friday it did not mislead franchisees over payments to their employees and that it had not formall...
2019-06-28, 04:32

‘I Believe Him.’ Scarlett Johansson Defends Woody Allen Amid Sexual Assault Allegations (NEW YORK) — Scarlett Johansson says that she’s standing by Woody Allen because, “I believe him.” Much of Hollywood has dista...
2019-09-05, 07:00

Dallas Opera Cancels 2020 Placido Domingo Performance Over Harassment Allegations The Dallas Opera has canceled a 2020 Placido Domingo event due to harassment and groping allegations against the opera superstar. The opera said Thur...
2019-09-06, 09:32

Jason Mitchell Dropped By Agent and Manager, Removed from The Chi and Desperados Over Misconduct Allegations Jason Mitchell, an actor who was once considered to be a rising star given his critically acclaimed performances in Straight Outta Compton and Mudbou...
2019-05-21, 20:48

Italy’s far-right leader calls allegations of Russian influence a ‘James Bond’ fantasy Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s appearance before the Senate shed no new light on whether the head of the ruling party, Matteo Salvini, knew about hi...
2019-07-24, 22:32

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" ...
2019-06-14, 05:32

India Watchdog Probes Allegations Of Anti-Competitive Conduct By Maruti - Report The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively s...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Afton Williamson leaves 'The Rookie,' citing allegations of harassment, assault and racism Afton Williamson has announced she will not be returning for Season 2 of "The Rookie," citing allegations of on-set bullying, racial discrimination, ...
2019-08-06, 01:48

Ohio to review over 2,700 court cases after allegations of judge showing up to work drunk A former common pleas judge in Ohio allegedly came into work drunk and was possibly involved in a a local sex trafficking ring.    &#...
2019-06-15, 23:48

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Allegations With the integrity of the Philadelphia police department crippled by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, commissioner Richard Ross m...
2019-08-21, 22:48

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations o...
2019-07-11, 05:16

Philadelphia police head resigns amid sexual harassment, discrimination allegations The resignation comes days after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called Richard Ross Jr. the best police commissioner in the U.S.    &...
2019-08-22, 10:16

Democratic megadonor Ed Buck now facing allegations of human trafficking, revenge porn Ed Buck, the California Democratic megadonor suspected in the deaths of two black men who suffered fatal crystal methamphetamine overdoses in his hom...
2019-07-10, 03:16

Casey Affleck addresses sexual harassment allegations amid #MeToo movement Casey Affleck has opened up about the sexual harassment allegations made against him and discussed his decision to "just stay quiet" amid the #MeToo ...
2019-08-06, 14:16

James Patterson: Epstein case worse than Weinstein, Cosby allegations, others during #MeToo era As bad as the allegations were against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and comedian Bill Cosby, Jeffrey Epstein's crimes made his case the worst ...
2019-07-09, 23:32

YouTuber Jared “ProJared” Knabenbauer has posted a video denying allegations from three months ago t YouTuber Jared “ProJared” Knabenbauer has posted a video denying allegations from three months ago that he supposedly had exchanged nude photos with ...
2019-08-31, 08:16

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.  ...
2019-05-31, 16:16

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see gr...
2019-06-29, 01:48

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And t...
2019-08-20, 00:48

The FTC Wants More Privacy, Less Zuckerberg, at Facebook As part of a $5 billion settlement, Facebook agreed to potentially sweeping changes in how it manages privacy. But some doubt they'll alter the compa...
2019-07-25, 03:48

The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are be...
2019-08-08, 00:00

Ethics Office Examines Allegations That Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release ...
2019-08-04, 19:00

Kevin Spacey interviewed by Scotland Yard in connection with London-based assault allegations Variety reports today that actor Kevin Spacey—the subject of numerous allegations of sexual assault that helped kick off the #MeToo movement back in ...
2019-07-07, 01:32

Tories demand answers on delayed call to police over prison sexual assault allegations The Correctional Service of Canada says it contacted police on March 29 - three months after it first learned of the allegations now at the centre of...
2019-05-28, 23:32

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill won't be suspended by NFL over child abuse allegations The NFL will not suspend Tyreek Hill, star wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, after failing to find any evidence of child abuse, the league an...
2019-07-20, 01:32

US Figure Skating has banned longtime coach Richard Callaghan after sexual abuse allegations Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from US Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage...
2019-08-23, 08:16

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Timeline of sexual abuse allegations and related legal cases Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was found dead early Saturday morning in his Manhattan jail cell. Here...
2019-08-11, 02:00

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.   ...
2019-07-14, 01:00

Australian Swimmer Refuses To Share Podium With Chinese Rival Over Strange Doping Allegations Since Chinese swimmer Sun Yang won two gold medals at the 2012 Beijing Olympics, he has been the most dominant freestyle swimmer in the world. He’s t...
2019-07-23, 02:16

Ryan Adams breaks silence after sexual misconduct allegations, suggests musical comeback Ryan Adams spoke out for the first time in months following a flurry of sexual misconduct and emotional abuse allegations he faced in a bombshell New...
2019-07-22, 00:48

General orders ethics review of special forces community after criminal allegations against troops The head of the U.S. Special Operations Command is ordering a top-to-bottom study of the military's special forces community amid a rash of incidents...
2019-08-13, 07:32

Siegfried & Roy deny trainer's allegations that they caused horrific 2003 tiger attack Siegfried & Roy are speaking out against their tiger handler's allegations that Roy Horn was too blame for the infamous tiger attack in 2003. &...
2019-08-07, 10:00

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's daughters kicked out of USC sorority following college scam allegations Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's daughters Olivia Jade and Isabella have been removed from their sorority at the University of Southern Californ...
2019-07-31, 19:16

Kavanaugh accuser's lawyer said allegations could help undermine abortion rulings: 'Part of what motivated Christine' The attorney who represented Christine Blasey Ford during Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings admitted in a speech earlier this yea...
2019-09-05, 02:32

Education Department to probe UNC-Duke conference on Gaza after allegations of anti-Semitism emerge The Department of Education will investigate the potential bias of a taxpayer-funded college conference which the University of North Carolina-Chapel...
2019-06-18, 13:16

Appeals court: Jeffrey Epstein underage sex ring lawsuit allegations should be made public Legal records in alleged Jeffrey Epstein underage sex-trafficking lawsuit ordered unsealed by federal appeals court       &...
2019-07-03, 19:32

Opera legend Placido Domingo to return to the stage amid sexual harassment allegations Placido Domingo will return to the stage in Europe this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused him of sexual harassment. ...
2019-08-24, 07:16

Brian Banks biopic puts spotlight on false rape allegations and the lives it destroys A promising high school football star, Brian Banks lost 11 years of his life after being wrongfully accused of rape by a fellow Long Beach Poly stude...
2019-08-10, 08:32

Patriots' Bill Belichick sidesteps questions on Antonio Brown allegations: 'We're working on Miami' New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick spent less than five minutes talking to reporters Wednesday after he was peppered about allegations th...
2019-09-11, 23:00

When Apps get Your Medical Data, Your Privacy May Go With It Medical groups are warning that new federal data-sharing rules, enabling people to get their health records through a smartphone, could lead to invas...
2019-09-03, 20:32

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format i...
2019-08-21, 09:48

InvizBox 2 redefines what “privacy” routers can do Enlarge / The InvizBox 2 router: out-of-the-box VPN, easy Tor, and lots of ad and content blocking tools. Four years ago, in the wake of some cont...
2019-09-03, 20:00

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help by...
2019-05-22, 11:48

Predicting the future of internet privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and o...
2019-07-10, 17:32

Court rejects privacy suit A federal appeals court has torpedoed allegations that SiriusXM violated the Driver's Privacy Protection Act by using information collected in a deal...
2019-09-09, 11:32

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data prot...
2019-07-07, 15:16

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)    &#...
2019-06-04, 01:01

Having Your ID Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at le...
2019-05-31, 03:16

The online privacy checklist your kids need you to have Our social media accounts offer us ways to do privacy checkups for our own online lives, but there aren’t many resources out there to help us do chec...
2019-09-09, 18:32

Siri, sex and Apple's privacy problem As Apple prepares to launch a new iPhone, Alex Hern explores the privacy scandal around its automated personal assistant, Siri. Plus, Polly Toynbee o...
2019-09-10, 06:00

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
2019-06-12, 20:16

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying...
2019-07-14, 14:48

Using FaceApp to age your photos may be fun, but you could be giving up your privacy FaceApp, which lets you take a photo of yourself and add a filter that shows you much older, is raising some concerns with privacy experts.  &#...
2019-07-17, 18:48

Privacy is Apple’s most premium product Apple announced a bunch of cool stuff at its developer conference yesterday: a new Mac pro, iOS 13 with dark mode, a new photos app, and iPadOS with ...
2019-06-04, 13:32

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an ...
2019-07-31, 21:48

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respec...
2019-08-12, 19:32

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barre...
2019-07-16, 14:00

Is YouTube too big to fix everything? YouTube looks to more human monitors and machine learning to catch fake videos and lewd comments, but "you'll still be able to find examples." ...
2019-06-18, 00:48

Family of detained British Hong Kong Consulate employee slams 'joke' prostitution allegations The family of a British Consulate employee detained in China is calling accusations that he solicited a prostitute while on a business trip “a joke,”...
2019-08-24, 02:48

Bill Clinton 'not telling the truth' about Jeffrey Epstein, says investigative journalist who first revealed allegations in 2010 Investigative journalist Conchita Sarnoff said Monday that former President Bill Clinton isn’t telling the truth when he says he knew nothing of the ...
2019-07-09, 16:48

Newly disclosed documents detail investigations of a top general facing sexual assault allegations and his accuser Lawmakers have said they believed Gen. John E. Hyten was wrongly accused by an Army colonel. The materials shed light on how they may have reached th...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Marlon Brando confronted Michael Jackson over sexual abuse allegations: ‘He was frightened to answer me’: report A shocking conversation between acting legend Marlon Brando and Michael Jackson has surfaced in which the “Godfather” star opened up in a big way abo...
2019-08-30, 03:48

Navy SEAL team leaders fired amid sex assault, drinking allegations that led to removal from Iraq Three senior leaders of SEAL Team 7 were relieved from their positions "due to a loss of confidence that resulted from leadership failures," Naval Sp...
2019-09-07, 02:00

Ryan Adams Back on Social Media After Sexual Misconduct Allegations and Mandy Moore's Accusations Ryan Adams has returned to social media and is speaking out about "believing women," months after he went on a hiatus amid allegations of sexual misc...
2019-07-22, 01:16

Google open-sources its privacy systems Google is making things a bit easier for developers with the release of an open-source version of the differential privacy library that it uses to po...
2019-09-07, 02:00

Facebook to pay record $5bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement t...
2019-07-24, 15:32

Facebook simplifies its Group privacy settings Facebook wants to make it easier to understand its Group privacy settings. It's doing away with public, closed or secret settings. Instead, Grou...
2019-08-15, 08:00

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-s...
2019-07-24, 22:32

Chinese deepfake app Zao sparks privacy row after going viral Critics say face-swap app could spread misinformation on a massive scaleA Chinese app that lets users convincingly swap their faces with film or TV c...
2019-09-02, 19:00

It’s possible to monetize data while respecting consumer privacy — here’s how Murky policies, tricky wordings, and sneaky assumptions about consent… these are just a few of the shifty tactics being used by companies to learn al...
2019-09-13, 14:32

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what ...
2019-05-23, 07:32

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription...
2019-07-03, 20:00

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
2019-07-13, 00:16

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesd...
2019-06-18, 22:48

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its polici...
2019-06-06, 19:48

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to...
2019-06-18, 23:32

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts cont...
2019-05-21, 23:32

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to co...
2019-06-19, 18:16

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, ev...
2019-06-27, 20:48

California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing ...
2019-07-22, 10:16

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha ve...
2019-05-22, 16:32

How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook's New Dating Service Gone are the days of poking people on Facebook that you wanted to poke in real life. Facebook officially debuted its new dating service in the U.S. y...
2019-09-06, 16:32

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling vi...
2019-06-04, 02:16

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has eve...
2019-07-24, 18:16

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegat...
2019-07-18, 15:48

Dayton shooter's family requests privacy Mourning the loss of a mass-shooting victim and the gunman himself -- their daughter and their son -- the Betts family is "shocked and devastated by ...
2019-08-08, 00:00

The Privacy Problems Lurking in Apple's App Store A decade ago, privacy was declared “dead.” Now it’s risen as a global issue that governments, technologists, and consumers are fighting, often withou...
2019-06-05, 00:00

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital worl...
2019-05-24, 13:32

Apple's Period Tracker Will Be Relatively Good for Your Privacy When Apple announced this week that they will add a menstrual cycle tracker to the Apple Watch, they were very careful to emphasize that the data you...
2019-06-05, 02:16

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between R...
2019-05-25, 00:16

5 data privacy startups cashing in on GDPR Companies are capitalizing on the growing global demand for data privacy tools -- to meet both regulatory compliance and consumer expectations.Read M...
2019-07-23, 15:00

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoi...
2019-05-31, 21:32

Instagram Privacy Hoax: Why You Can Safely Ignore It A closer look at an old viral Instagram hoax on permissions for photos and messages that even Secretary of Energy Rick Perry couldn't resist re-posti...
2019-08-22, 01:48

Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn't care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-u...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web brows...
2019-07-06, 01:48

EU Nears Decisions in Facebook Privacy Cases The EU could begin to hit Facebook with decisions under the bloc’s new privacy law by the end of the year, raising the specter of billions of euros i...
2019-08-12, 13:32

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings. ...
2019-07-18, 14:00

The spy in your wallet: Credit cards have a privacy problem In our latest privacy experiment, we bought one banana with the new Apple Card — and another with the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa from Chase. Here’s wh...
2019-08-26, 23:48

Apple focuses on speed, privacy with new software Apple announced upcoming changes to its phone, watch and computer software that highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services, speed and pers...
2019-06-04, 06:32

Soon you’ll be able to watch PBS on YouTube Enlarge / PBS, the United States' public TV service, focuses on educational content, dramas, and children's programming, among other things. (credit:...
2019-07-31, 20:32

YouTube will soon let you try out makeup with AR If you’re obsessed with makeup tutorials on YouTube, we’ve good news for you. You can now try out makeup with your favorite YouTubers using augmented...
2019-06-19, 11:48

Phi Beta Sigma Removes Malik Yoba From Youth Leadership Role Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations Since announcing his attraction to trans women, actor Malik Yoba’s life has become infinitely more complicated. He’s faced public backlash, internal ...
2019-09-11, 04:32

WhatsApp Unveils Privacy Education Partnership in India WhatsApp has announced a partnership with the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) in New Delhi to bring a series of privacy design workshops to its...
2019-07-24, 20:00

Arizona’s AG Mark Brnovich ready to take on Google over privacy By: Mike Gonzalez, KPNX PHOENIX — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and 47 other states AGs are launching a major investigation into Google. The...
2019-09-11, 14:32

Cuomo signs law protecting privacy of sex crime victims Victims of human trafficking, stalking and sexual offenses gain additional protections under legislation signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Thursda...
2019-08-02, 06:48

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps....
2019-06-13, 20:32

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at t...
2019-06-13, 06:48

Facebook warns of costly privacy changes, discloses another U.S. probe Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that new data privacy rules and forthcoming privacy-focused product changes would slow its revenue growth and signifi...
2019-07-25, 01:16

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after th...
2019-08-04, 15:48

Telling Lies Is An Eerie Virtual Invasion of Privacy Telling Lies is an upcoming narrative-driven game that’s the successor to Her Story from creator Sam Barlow. Much like its predecessor, you’ll dig th...
2019-06-15, 20:32

App attempts a rare trick in China: online privacy In a country where privacy protections are considered weak and anything-goes data collection has become the norm, Chinese tech entrepreneur Yang Geng...
2019-09-07, 08:32

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are fining Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and instituting new oversight and restrictions on its busi...
2019-07-24, 22:16

Mozilla and Firefox could be about to change the VPN and privacy market forever News that Mozilla could release a suite of privacy focused tools and services to complement its popular Firefox browser sent tongues wagging across t...
2019-06-17, 18:32

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first general counsel, Chris Kelly, says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against Big Tech companies like Facebook or Go...
2019-06-11, 01:32

51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy The corporate world isn't waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtab...
2019-09-11, 07:32

Privacy Missteps Cast Cloud Over Digital Assistants A series of privacy missteps in recent months has raised fresh concerns over the future of voice-controlled digital assistants, a growing market seen...
2019-08-03, 14:48

This App Is Attempting a Rare Trick in China: Online Privacy In a country where privacy protections are considered weak and anything-goes data collection has become the norm, Chinese tech entrepreneur Yang Geng...
2019-09-06, 13:32

Facebook to pay record $5 billion fine over privacy violations Facebook has agreed to pay a record-smashing $5 billion fine to resolve a government investigation into its privacy practices, the Federal Trade Comm...
2019-07-24, 19:32

FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously In early 2017, a service called FaceApp received a wave of press for using artificial intelligence to transform pictures of faces, making them look o...
2019-07-21, 23:16

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over ...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social...
2019-07-13, 00:32

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lap...
2019-07-13, 02:01

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in ...
2019-07-13, 03:48

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations ...
2019-07-13, 08:32

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company...
2019-07-13, 10:32

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
2019-06-13, 01:32

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
2019-07-13, 23:48

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be mo...
2019-07-18, 01:16

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in s...
2019-08-16, 23:00

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a U...
2019-07-18, 19:16

$30,000 For Tamil Nadu Man Who Spots Major Privacy Bug In Instagram Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo...
2019-07-18, 19:48

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other ...
2019-08-15, 05:00

First Transform 2019 AI showcase highlights practicality and privacy At the first of three showcases at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five companies took the stage to tell their stories and share their latest ...
2019-07-10, 22:48

Apple is adding new privacy features in iOS 13 that'll hurt Facebook Messaging apps that offer VoIP calling (Voice over Internet Protocol) typically utilize an ‘always-on’ behavior in order to answer call...
2019-08-07, 08:00

Google’s new privacy standards want to save us from creepy ad practices This might strike you at first blush as a bit ironic, coming from one of the most data-hungry tech giants out there. Nevertheless, Google has rolled ...
2019-08-23, 04:48

Google is making its differential privacy tool available to all developers Google wants to make it easier for other companies to safeguard their user's privacy. In a blog post, the tech giant announced today that it is ...
2019-09-06, 06:32

App That Makes You a Movie Star 'Will Throw Your Privacy to the Crematorium' A Chinese-made app that lets users morph themselves almost seamlessly into scenes from iconic movies and TV shows using a single selfie is fanning fe...
2019-09-04, 10:00

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Ins...
2019-06-21, 17:32

New Chinese 'deepfake' face app backpedals after privacy backlash A new Chinese app that lets people swap faces with celebrities is updating its policies after a backlash from users concerned about their privacy and...
2019-09-04, 06:32

Zuckerberg promises 'completely new standard' for privacy following FTC fine Facebook on Wednesday responded to the Federal Trade Commission's announcement that it will fine the company $5 billion for mishandling users�...
2019-07-24, 16:32

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly comm...
2019-06-28, 16:32

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlementThe Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on ...
2019-07-24, 11:32

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administra...
2019-07-02, 07:01

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone...
2019-07-02, 17:48

Popular face-swapping app Zao sparks another privacy outcry Yet another AI-powered face-swapping app has gone viral, and it's introducing the usual privacy concerns in record time. The iOS app Zao quickl...
2019-09-02, 20:00

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its pla...
2019-08-06, 18:00

Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unaut...
2019-08-07, 01:32

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and ...
2019-08-13, 17:00

Google wants Chrome to feed you targeted ads while somehow respecting your privacy A team of Google Chrome developers have proposed an idea for a 'privacy sandbox' that would protect users from invasive tracking technology...
2019-08-23, 15:48

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digi...
2019-07-19, 03:48

WWDC 2019: Apple debuts new privacy features in iOS 13 A new Sign in with Apple button lets users authenticate their identity for app logins using their Apple device rather than their social or personal a...
2019-06-03, 23:48

iOS 13: Apple launches faster iPhone software with more privacy Update opens apps twice as fast, includes Sign in with Apple to protect personal dataWWDC Apple developer conference keynote – live!Apple’s latest ne...
2019-06-03, 22:00

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to co...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Apple reveals new privacy and security features for iPhones Apple renewed its focus on privacy at its annual developer conference, as well introducing a period tracker for the Apple Watch and announcing new so...
2019-06-04, 12:48

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
2019-06-04, 04:16

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit c...
2019-05-21, 20:48

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focu...
2019-05-22, 08:48

The Latest: Apple unveils privacy tools, iTunes changes SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple’s developers conference (all times local): 12:20 p.m. New privacy tools and changes to Apple’...
2019-06-04, 02:48

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on...
2019-05-22, 21:32

Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven ot...
2019-06-04, 15:16

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a...
2019-05-22, 16:32

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
2019-05-23, 04:01

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Faceboo...
2019-05-22, 15:48

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digit...
2019-05-22, 22:16

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in...
2019-05-21, 19:32

YouTube is finally available on Fire TVs again The feud is finally over: Amazon Fire TV owners can once again access YouTube via a native app, while Chromecast owners can Cast the Amazon Prime Vid...
2019-07-09, 21:16

Say goodbye to YouTube Gaming The YouTube Gaming app will go away on May 30, but you’ll be able to find all of your favorite gaming videos in the YouTube main app.  &#...
2019-05-29, 19:01

We Tested YouTube Premium So You Don't Have To We’ve all been tempted by the monthlong free trial that streaming services offer. You can always cancel, right? But as Matthew Kitchen found when sam...
2019-05-24, 01:00

YouTube Kids is getting its own website YouTube is set to launch a separate website for children later this week, a support page detailing its latest updates has revealed. It will apparentl...
2019-08-29, 12:16

How YouTube Is Endangering Children A New York Times report has found that YouTube’s algorithm has built what journalist Max Fisher describes as “a vast audience—maybe unprecedented—for...
2019-06-03, 23:00

Google CEO: YouTube is too big to fix completely Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a CNN interview that while the company will work to remove as much harmful content as possible, the company can'...
2019-06-17, 16:16

How YouTube Radicalized Brazil YouTube built its business on keeping users hooked. This has been a gift to extremist groups. An investigation in the company’s second-biggest market...
2019-08-12, 05:32

YouTube uses AR to let you try on makeup during tutorials There's no question YouTube's beauty bloggers have some of the largest followings, and the platform has become an important place for even ...
2019-06-19, 10:32

Why YouTube's kid issues are so serious Kids programming is YouTube's most popular category. But with no curation, kids can stumble into sex, hate, conspiracy videos, and parents are u...
2019-06-22, 14:00

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, accor...
2019-07-13, 05:16

Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks Enlarge / Germany's government continues its history of principled Microsoft opposition. (credit: Flickr user fdecomite) Last week, the German stat...
2019-07-15, 20:48

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to invol...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the yea...
2019-08-14, 12:00

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Dis...
2019-06-04, 15:48

Apple preaches privacy. Lawmakers want the talk to turn to action. Apple has helped to create sky-high expectations of its commitment to privacy. But as states introduce privacy legislation, Apple is either absent fr...
2019-07-16, 14:32

Apple’s new privacy and security features in iOS 13 and macOS will be a tough act to follow For years, Apple has been insisting on offering its customers strong privacy and security across its products and services. Apple has long supported ...
2019-06-04, 15:48

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts...
2019-06-04, 15:16