data privacy

Health Regulators Probe Prenatal Test Linked to Chinese Military

Health regulators across five countries are currently investigating a prenatal test owned by the Chinese company BGI for possible violations of local data privacy laws, including allegedly sharing women’s genetic information with the Chinese military for unknown research purposes, Reuters reported Monday.

Gynecologist in mask doing palpation of pregnant woman - stock photo

Tech Watchdog: Google, Facebook Engage in ‘One-Way Mirror’ Surveillance

Tech giants including Google and Facebook engage in extensive “one-way mirror” surveillance of their users, sharing the data they collect with third parties via a complex and unregulated system that puts private information at risk, according to a newly published study by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg