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Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits to settle FTC charges – BBC News

Uber has been ordered to introduce tougher measures to protect the privacy of its drivers and their customers, to settle charges brought by a regulator.It also had to agree to have the effectiveness of the stricter controls assessed by an independent auditor every two years for the next 20 years.The charges relate to God View, a software program that enabled …

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GoFundMe removes campaigns for Charlottesville suspect – BBC News

GoFundMe and other crowd-funding sites have taken a tough stance on campaigns for a man arrested following violence at a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.GoFundMe removed some campaigns, saying they fell foul of its rules regarding hate speech and abuse.James Alex Fields Jr, 20, is being held in police custody after a car rammed into a crowd of protesters.One woman …

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Web firm fights DOJ on Trump protesters – BBC News

A US service provider is fighting government demands for it to hand over details of millions of activists.The Department of Justice (DOJ) wants the IP addresses of all visitors – some 1.3 million – to a website that helped organise a protest on the day of President Trump’s inauguration.DreamHost is currently refusing to comply with the request and is due …

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