In what's believed to be the first case of its kind, a student argued that Cleveland State University violated his Fourth Amendment rights when he complied with a webcam recording of his exam space.
In Karnataka, people under quarantine must take hourly selfies as proof of staying home. The government is also publishing addresses of the quarantined. Legal activists are raising privacy concerns.
Under California's new digital privacy law, consumers can opt out of the sale of their personal information. The toughest data privacy law in the U.S., it's expected to set the standard nationwide.
American police have been reluctant to use systems that can scan live video for the faces of "persons of interest." Amazon wants to change that with a cheaper, cloud-based version of the technology.
The social media giant will ask users worldwide if they want to continue sharing data for ads as well as personal information such as political and religious leanings and relationship information.
Under the new directive, agents can only copy or analyze the contents of devices, such as phones and computers, in certain cases.
Maj. Janine Garner's photo was swept into the online group in which users, including some fellow troops, graded or demeaned military women. Now she is joining with other Marines to return fire.
The digital content mashup of Internet oldsters will be led by Tim Armstrong, AOL's CEO. Though the Yahoo deal was widely panned, it gives Verizon a vast subscriber base appealing to advertisers.
Postings to a closed Facebook group included links to a Google Drive with even more images — and an invitation to contribute photos.
On the same day she posted the image, Dani Mathers apologized, saying she had meant to send the image in a private conversation on Snapchat.