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How Apple and Google will let your phone warn you if...

Johannes Becker, Boston University and David Starobinski, Boston University On April 10, Apple and Google announced a coronavirus exposure notification system that will be built...

Videoconferencing keeps people connected while the coronavirus keeps them inside –...

Elizabeth Stoycheff, Wayne State University If, before COVID-19, you were concerned about all the data that technology companies had about you, just wait. As stay-at-home...

EPA’s proposed ‘secret science’ rule directly threatens children’s health

Gabriel Filippelli, IUPUI The Trump administration is working to weaken U.S. environmental regulations in many areas, from water and air pollution to energy development and...

Website privacy options aren’t much of a choice since they’re hard...

Hana Habib, Carnegie Mellon University and Lorrie Cranor, Carnegie Mellon University You’ve probably encountered a pair of shoes that won’t stop following you around the...

What’s private depends on who you are and where you live

Richard Wilk, Indiana University Citizens and policymakers around the world are grappling with how to limit companies’ use of data about individuals – and how...

Webcams in nursing home rooms may deter elder abuse – but...

Clara Berridge, University of Washington and Karen Levy, Cornell University Mary Ann Papp’s daughter Lisa was worried about her 75-year-old mother. A foot infection seemed to...

How much is your data worth to tech companies? Lawmakers want...

Samuel Lengen, University of Virginia New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies...

Why parents should think twice about tracking apps for their kids

Joel Michael Reynolds, University of Massachusetts Lowell The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now...

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Meditation apps might calm you — but miss the point of...

Gregory Grieve, University of North Carolina – Greensboro and Beverley McGuire, University of North Carolina Wilmington In today’s stressful world, mindfulness – a type of...