TrueRep: Around the Web Posted Mon, April 30th by TrueRep in News, Online Privacy, Reputation Management, Social Media
The authors of the cybersecurity bill stated that the legislation was amended before the House voted on it last Friday in response to privacy concerns. While the White House has declined to comment on the bill specifically, a senior administration official stated that cybersecurity legislation also needed to regulate critical infrastructure, such as the power grid, and include oversight to protect citizens’ privacy.
International mobile operators will adopt guidelines designed to give customers control over how their personal information and data gathered about their activities is used. A log will be created to determine which information consumers are willing to share, which will then be used to limit the kinds of data available to marketers and others if a subscriber adds restrictions.
While it may seem like online privacy is no longer an option, LifeHacker wanted to outline a few reasons why keeping your online information safe is important and share a few ways to keep it safe. Even if someone is not convinced that their data is worth protecting, there are others who need that protection. To that point, it’s worth remembering that on many social networks, people give up information about those they’re connected to when they let another app or service in.