Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
The groups believe that the talks aren't likely to lead to adequate protections for consumers
But the proposal does not go far enough, say privacy organizations and industry lobby groups
Belgium's privacy regulator is taking to the courts to make itself heard
Amazon has published its first transparency report, years after some of its rivals
Wikimedia's move toward HTTPS has been in the works for years, and is part of a bigger trend toward encrypted connections for all.
Search results should also be delisted on the .com domain, the French authority said.
But it faces an uphill battle going after larger U.S. rivals, including Amazon, Google and Microsoft
The company also released updates for the AIR runtime on Windows, Mac and Android.
Continued pressure for data localization laws will hurt tech vendors, trade groups say.
Allowing encryption workarounds would give other governments cause to do the same, tech industry groups warned.
The Department of Justice has filed for permission to the FISA court
All public sites will be required to use the protocol by the end of 2016
UK intelligence agencies still collect phone data in bulk, while that practice was banned in the US, Privacy International said
After passing the USA Freedom Act, many in Congress may be unwilling to extend surveillance reform