Like many apps, FaceApp asks users for access to more information than it seemingly needs.
"Publishing third-party content online never can be "neutral," a broad coalition of academics and organizations say.
"Access to our favorite free website and apps is at risk!" the Internet Association warns at the new site, "Keep the Internet Free."
"We support a standard that would delineate proper and improper business behaviors, so consumers are relieved from the need to constantly read and understand privacy policies and opt-in or out of data practices," advertisers tell the FTC.
Despite a complete absence of proof, conservatives on Capitol Hill have spent more than a year railing at tech companies over their alleged suppression of right-wing views. This week, Sen. Josh Hawley introduced legislation targeting that supposed bias.
San Francisco Superior Court Judge Ethan Schulman said in a ruling issued Wednesday that Twitter can't be sued for decisions to "provide, deny, suspend or delete user accounts."
The New York Privacy Act would require companies to obtain users' express consent before drawing on personal data -- including web browsing and search queries -- for ad targeting.
A large publisher increased revenue by just 4% when users' cookies were available.
Citing shifting privacy norms, a federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that mobile game developers and ad-tech companies violate children's privacy by harvesting their data for ad targeting.
"By blocking FAN's Facebook account and deleting the contents on its web-based platform, Facebook engaged in content-based restrictions of free speech," the "news" operation argues in new court papers