Where Does Antitrust Law Fit in When Consumer Privacy Is at Stake?
A landmark decision in Germany's antitrust authority determined that Facebook could not combine data from its other entities without user consent.
A Movement for Personal Data Protection From Tech Giants Rises in China
New developments in the private sector provide a striking contrast from China's perceived status as a surveillance state—even as the government continues to monitor its citizens.
Facebook Is Planning on Turning Its Data Over to Social Scientists. Should Users Trust the Project?
We spoke with social-science ethicists about how well Facebook's initiative appears to protect users' privacy. They're skeptical, but still eager to see Facebook data studied.
PS Picks: The Reporting on Cambridge Analytica and How Facebook Doesn't Protect Your Privacy
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
Another Day, Another New Threat to Privacy on the Internet
The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers might make it easier for hackers to find website owners' private information.
Teens Care About Online Privacy—Just Not the Same Way You Do
Why do teenagers behave the way that they do online, sharing personal information with just about anybody who wants it? Look to the privacy paradox.